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First-Responders Searching for Lost Hiker on Mount Greylock
By Jack Guerino,
11:57AM / Wednesday, July 29, 2020

 

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Northern Berkshire first-responders are looking for a self-reported missing hiker on Mount Greylock State Reservation.

State Police Sgt. Michael O'Neil said a call was first received from the hiker around 2 a.m. Wednesday.   "Overnight he called 911 saying he was essentially lost," O'Neil said. "He was not expressing any issues like he was injured. He was just lost in the woods. He got turned around."    O'Neil said the hiker is a 38 and from eastern part of the state and was unprepared for an extended hike.    "I would say he is not

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Pittsfield Driver Injured in Elm Street Accident
09:43AM / Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Elm St. is open. The operator was transported to BMC for non life-threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/DK01sRXuWM

— Pittsfield Police (@PittsfieldPD) July 28, 2020 PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A city man was injured Tuesday when the truck he was operating collided with a house on Elm Street.    Police say Alexander Colvin, 26, was westbound in the 240 block of Elm when he suffered a medical emergency at about 2 p.m. His 2007 Ford pickup left the road and to the right and collided with the front porch of 233 Elm St., causing extensive damage to both the home and vehicle.   Colvin was transported to Berkshire Medical Center with what is

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North Adams Police Investigate Possible Shooting Incident
Staff Reports,
04:14AM / Sunday, July 26, 2020
Update: Police Chief Jason Wood gave us this statement:    "Last night's incident cannot be confirmed as a 'shots fired' call at this time. North Adams officers and detectives did not locate any evidence of a weapon being discharged in the area. Also, there were no discharged cartridges or bullet holes to be found.    The North Adams Police Department will continue to investigate this incident until the investigation reaches a endpoint."   ******************************************* NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police on Saturday night were investigating whether someone had shot at a house on Liberty

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Williamstown Police Looking into Cemetery Vandalism
By Stephen Dravis,
12:28PM / Tuesday, July 21, 2020

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Police Department is investigating a vandalism incident at East Lawn Cemetery, Lt. Michael Ziemba said on Monday evening.   Visitors to the cemetery on Saturday discovered that a couple of dozen American flags on the graves of veterans and at least one member of the town's fire district were removed and the wooden flag sticks left behind.   "We are fairly confident based on the number of flags and the short time frame (Friday night) that this is not an animal," Zimeba wrote in response to questions about the incident.   "We have no motive, and there have not been any similar

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Florida Woman Dies in Motorcycle Accident
Staff Reports,
02:08PM / Monday, July 20, 2020
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A local woman was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on Route 2.    The accident occurred about 5 p.m. near the Florida town line.    According to a release from the Berkshire district attorney's office, Daryl Rougeau, 42, of the town of Florida, lost control of the 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle he was operating about one half-mile east of the Hairpin Turn. His passenger, Kristin Rougeau, 38, also of Florida, died after being ejected from the motorcycle. She was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel.    Daryl Rougeau was taken by ambulance to Berkshire Medical

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