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Adams Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run
Staff Reports,
05:34PM / Friday, February 16, 2018
ADAMS, Mass. — A senior citizen was apparently struck and killed by a motor vehicle Friday morning on Dean Street.    Police say 85-year-old Theresa Marby of 43 Spring St. was found lying in the middle of the road at about 9:30 a.m. and was taken to Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams, where she was pronounced dead.    Investigators believe that Marby was the victim of a hit-and-run. An autopsy to determine the cause of death will be performed Sunday at office of the medical examiner in Holyoke.     Marby was a longtime member of the VFW Auxiliary in Adams and frequently attended Memorial Day

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Conn. Police Arrest Clarksburg Man Wanted in Adams Shooting
06:07PM / Monday, January 29, 2018
ADAMS, Mass. — A Clarksburg man who is wanted in connection with last Wednesday's shooting in Adams has been arrested in Connecticut on unrelated charges while at least two other men are still being sought.    Gage M. Sherman, 20, of McLagen Drive, was arrested in Bristol, Conn., this past weekend for conspiracy to commit murder related to a shooting in Bristol on Friday.    A warrant seeking his return to Massachusetts to answer to charges in the Adams shooting has been lodged with Connecticut authorities, according the district attorney's office.    The shooting at 30 North Summer St. last Wednesday severely injured

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Authorities Still Searching for Adams Shooter
Staff Reports,
03:16PM / Friday, January 26, 2018
ADAMS, Mass. — Authorities are still on the hunt for suspects in Wednesday's shooting that sent a local man to the hospital.   Investigators believe the shooting at North Summer Street was an isolated incident and not a random act and that neighbors in the area are not in any immediate danger.   The victim's name is still not being released but he remains hospitalized at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, where he underwent surgery for gunshot wounds.    Police are a looking for a light-skinned African-American man with facial hair who witnesses said fled the scene on foot.    The vague account led to the

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Adams Police Investigating Shooting That Injured One
By Jack Guerino,
05:36PM / Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Authorities are still not revealing the identity of the Adams man who was shot Wednesday afternoon but say he is expected to survive.    There is no indication that the shooter has been arrested. Adams Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or have other information to contact the station at 413-743-1212.   According a statement from the district attorney's office late Wednesday, police recieved a call of shots fired on North Summer Street at 3:45 p.m. and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds at 30 North Summer.    He was taken taken to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, where he underwent

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Adams Fire Snuff Out Columbia Street Fire
By Jack Guerino,
02:57PM / Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Mutual aid companies also arrived at the scene.

ADAMS, Mass. — The Fire department quickly knocked down a small fire at 246 1/2 Columbia St. on Wednesday.

Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the call came in late morning and once firefighters arrived at the single-family home, they were able to contain the blaze to one room that was used for storage by the owner.

"Knockdown was fairly quick once we got there and after we just had to do some overhaul," Pansecchi said. "It was pretty much contained in one room and there was some smoke and water damage."

Pansecchi said although the cause of the fire is still under investigation, it does not

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