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Overheated Pump Fills Pittsfield Home With Smoke
Staff Reports,
05:43PM / Friday, March 30, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city woman helped her elderly neighbor after a water pump overheated and filled her Parkside Avenue home with smoke.   According to residents on scene, the woman who lives at 148 Parkside Ave. fled the home after smoke filled the first floor. A neighbor saw her, ran over and helped her get away. She then called 911.   The Fire Department arrived shortly after and began searching for the potential fire. Ultimately the department determined that it was an overheated pump that began filling the home with smoke.   Firefighters ventilated the home and paramedics on scene evaluated the older woman. 

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Superior Court Briefs: March 21 - March 29
Staff Reports,
03:30PM / Friday, March 30, 2018
  , 34, of Pittsfield had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf on a single count of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute -  his second offense.    He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $2,000 bail. The charge stems from an incident in Pittsfield on February 2, 2018.     42, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to a single count of armed robbery while masked.   He was ordered to serve seven to eight years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction.   Bedford held up the Greylock Federal Credit Union branch on North Street in Pittsfield on

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Missing Pittsfield Man's Body Found Off West Street
06:26PM / Monday, March 26, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The body of a Pittsfield man missing since Saturday was found Monday afternoon in Hancock.   Investigators say the death of 66-year-old Dan Lewis does not appear to be suspicious.   Pittsfield Police received a 911 call shortly after 4 p.m. saying a person had been found unresponsive about a quarter mile past the locked gate at the end of West Street. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the body of Lewis, who was reported missing Saturday evening.   He was last seen on video surveillance walking west on East Street in front of Berkshire Mazda at 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, and near a home at the

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Pittsfield Police Ask Residents to Stop Sharing Facebook Image
04:33PM / Thursday, March 22, 2018
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield Police are asking residents to stop sharing an image from Facebook with a sarcastic message about school shootings.    According to a post on the department's Facebook page, the message is not directed at Pittsfield but rather Pittsfield, N.H.   "For the past 24-plus hours we have been inundated by messages with this image," the post states. "We followed up upon receiving the first message and it was immediately clear this was NOT Pittsfield MA."    The message stated "whoever plans on shooting up a school next, please pick Pittsfield. Thank you." The post by the girl

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Superior Court Briefs: March 5 - March 14
Staff Reports,
02:07PM / Friday, March 16, 2018
  37, of Pittsfield had a not guilty plea entered on her behalf on a single count of misleading a police officer.   She was released on $2,000 bail. Chadwell is accused of providing police with misinformation during their investigation into the death of 39-year-old Paul Henry, who was murdered on July 4, 2017.     50, of North Adams pleaded guilty to three counts of indecent assault and battery on a person who has attained age 14, and two counts of caretaker abuse.   He was ordered to serve 196 days of a two-year sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction on a single count of caretaker abuse on a disabled

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