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Water main break in Lee on Housatonic Street

Water will be shut off in certain locations in town at 4 p.m.

Former Sandisfield highway superintendent pays civil penalty for violating conflict of interest law

Sandisfield — Former Sandisfield Highway Road Superintendent Robert O'Brien has admitted to violating a state conflict of interest law by repeatedly hiring his...

Guilty verdict of bus driver in sexual assault trial

Pittsfield — On Tuesday, July 19, a jury in Central Berkshire District Court found 36-year-old Joseph Lamb guilty of a count of indecent assault...

New Hampshire resident killed in storm

LENOX — A New Hampshire resident was killed in an accident during a severe thunderstorm on Tuesday, July 12. According to a press release issued...

Great Barrington Fire Department rescues man pinned under dump truck

Fire Chief Charles Burger arrived on the scene and reported a large dump truck on its side with a male partly pinned underneath the cab.

Great Barrington firefighter charged with child porn

Christopher Lovett, 39, of Great Barrington, was arrested by the Newbury Police Department on June 27. According to a press release issued by the department,...

News Brief: Pittsfield resident found guilty of witness intimidation

Pittsfield — On Tuesday, July 5, the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office obtained a guilty verdict and a three to four year sentence in state...

Connecticut man dies in motorcycle accident on Great Barrington’s Main Street

According to police, a gray 2019 Honda Accord, driven by Tandoh Devine, 22, of Pittsfield, was heading south, and was turning left into the driveway of the restaurant, crossing the northbound lane and into the path of a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

JUST IN: Berkshire District Attorney’s Office obtains indictments in North Adams shooting and Clarksburg homicide

"Last week, the Grand Jury returned indictments for Paul Starbird and Keith Larrabee, both of North Adams. Starbird, 20, and Larrabee, 27, are currently held without the right to bail on District Court charges. The court arraigned Larrabee on Thursday and will arraign Starbird on June 29."

Law enforcement makes arrest in Jillian Rosado homicide

The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office expects the court to arraign Luis Rosado this afternoon on a single count of murder in Central Berkshire District Court.

State Police investigate homicide in North Adams

The State Police’s investigation remains ongoing. Law enforcement does not believe that the perpetrator(s) poses an immediate danger to the general public.

Hurricane Henri: Great Barrington Emergency Team situation report No. 2

Heavy rain remains the biggest concern, with 4 to 8 inches expected, with local 10-inch amounts in western Massachusetts.

Hurricane Henri: Great Barrington Emergency Team situation report No. 1

We recommend that everyone test their generators, sump pumps, and battery powered lighting and secure outdoor items such as patio furniture.

Great Barrington DPH advisory: If vaccinated, still wear mask

The Department of Public Health now advises that a fully vaccinated person should wear a mask or face covering when indoors (and not in your own home) if you have a weakened immune system.

Gov. Baker announces end to all COVID-19 restrictions on May 29

The governor was quick to note, however, that individual private businesses can still set their own rules and restrictions.

Berkshire DA Office endorses verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Justice for George Floyd demands that we work to end the dehumanizing treatment of human beings in the justice system.

Authorities investigate Sheffield structure fire that killed two

District Attorney Andrea Harrington said multiple neighbors called 911 and reported a structure fire at 1715 Hewins Street at approximately 5:49 a.m. this morning.