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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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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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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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Route 2 at Harpin Turn Closed for Motorcycle Accident
07:56PM / Saturday, July 18, 2020
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A serious motorcycle accident near the Hairpin Turn has closed Route 2 from West Shaft Road to the Florida line.   No traffic is being permitted between the Wigwam Western Summit and the Hairpin Turn. Westbound traffic is being detoured over Stryker Road.    According to a release from North Adams Police, they are being assisted in the investigation of the accident by Clarksburg Police and the Florida Volunteer Fire Department.    Lt. Anthony Beverly reported that the road is expected to be closed for several hours. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.    Further information will be

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Juvenile Arrested in North Adams Shooting
Staff Reports,
11:55AM / Thursday, July 16, 2020
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the Tuesday night's shooting on River Street.   According to a statement from Mayor Thomas Bernard, the arrest was made on Wednesday and the suspect is being held in a correctional facility in Worcester.   Police Chief Jason Wood, in a statement, said the warrant for the 15-year-old was successfully executed in North Adams in the late afternoon without incident and the suspect was transported to Worcester.   The arraignment is in Central Berkshire Juvenile Court on Thursday and the juvenile is facing two charges: assault with intent to murder and assault

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