Pittsfield man struck, killed by a tractor-trailer truck

PITTSFIELD — A 73-year-old man was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer truck. On Monday at approximately 7:12 p.m., the individual was walking into the driveway of Unistress Corp., a manufacturer of precast concrete structures located at 550 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield, when he was struck by a 2019 tractor-trailer truck. The vehicle was […]

Former Barrington assistant collector arraigned for stealing $100,000 over 3 years

Former Barrington   assistant collector arraigned for stealing $100,000 over 3 years

GREAT BARRINGTON — A former town employee has been arraigned for allegedly stealing more than $100,000 over the course of three years. On Wednesday afternoon, 63-year-old Deborah Ball of Great Barrington was charged with embezzlement by a municipal officer; and larceny over $1,200 by a single scheme at Berkshire County Superior Court. At the arraignment, […]

Connecticut motorcyclist killed by drunk driver

SHEFFIELD — A 70-year-old Connecticut man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a truck going the opposite direction. Kristopher Laine, 39, of Southfield, was travelling eastbound near 199 Canaan Road around 3 p.m. when his pick-up truck departed his lane and struck the motorcycle operated by John Howard of Bethleham, Connecticut, […]

Bomb threat at Mt. Everrett; students brought to Berkshire School immediately

Bomb threat at Mt. Everrett; students brought to Berkshire School immediately

Editor’s note: an earlier version of this story misstated Egremont Police Chief Erik Josephson’s role at the scene. He alerted Mary Brazie about the situation at Mt. Everett and assisted the Sheffield police at the scene. SHEFFIELD — Early Friday morning a bomb threat was reported to Mt. Everett Regional High School and students were […]