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Hoosac Valley Student Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident
11:26AM / Tuesday, June 13, 2017
CHESHIRE, Mass. — The Hoosac Valley High School community is mourning the tragic death of one its students late Monday night.    Kaliq Sherman, a junior, was killed in a single car accident on upper East Hoosac Street.    There were five other teenagers in the care with him, including three Hoosac students who incurred injuries in the crash. All five teens were taken to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield by ambulance and were treated for minor injuries.    According to the district attorney's office, the accident occurred about 11:30 on Monday night. When emergency responders arrived on the scene they found a vehicle

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Cheshire Man Killed In Head-on Collision in Windsor
Staff Reports,
12:59PM / Tuesday, April 25, 2017
WINDSOR, Mass. — Daron Reynolds, 31, of Cheshire has been identified has the victim in Monday's fatal head-on crash in Windsor, by state police.   Reynolds was the passenger in the 2013 Camry that was struck by the other vehicle. The driver of the Camry, a 27-year-old Cheshire woman, and another passenger, a female toddler, suffered serious injuries and were transported to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield and then transferred to Baystate Medical Center, as was the driver of the Acura that apparently hit them.    The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police. No further

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Dalton Man Killed in Cheshire Crash
10:49AM / Friday, October 07, 2016


 

CHESHIRE, Mass. — A Dalton teen was killed early Friday morning in a single-car accident on Fred Mason Road that injured four others.

Robert Pearson, 19, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported by ambulance to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, where he was pronounced deceased.

According to state police from the Cheshire Barracks, the crash occurred at about 12:52 a.m.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Timothy Cooper indicates that a 2009 Nissan Altima operated by a 19-year-old Adams man was traveling south on Fred Mason Road when, for reasons still under investigation, it veered off the west side of the road. The Altima, which had

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Hoosac Valley Valedictorian Dies After Bicycling Accident
Staff Reports,
01:59PM / Monday, August 01, 2016

CHESHIRE, Mass. — A Hoosac Valley High School valedictorian died Saturday, four days after being struck by an elderly driver while riding her bicycle in Rhode Island.

Mary E. Wilk, 22, was hit while riding along Route 1 near Jerry Brown Farm Road in South Kingstown, R.I., on July 26.  

According to South Kingstown Police, she was northbound on her bike when she was struck from behind by a car operated by 88-year-old Claire Archambault of South Kingstown.

She died at Rhode Island Hospital on Saturday, July 30, as the result of the injuries sustained from the crash.

Wilk, the daughter of Joseph and Nancy Wilk, was valedictorian of the Hoosac

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Multiple Berkshire County Schools Subject Of Bomb Threat
By Andy McKeever,
03:52PM / Thursday, January 07, 2016
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — Numerous schools were the target of bomb threats Thursday afternoon triggering responses from police and fire departments.   Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn said targets were identified in five communities but he did not reveal which ones.    "There was a timeline given in the call and an indication that the caller would make another call," Wynn said.   However, the time elapsed without incident and the individual never called back. Wynn said the caller making the threat was "scratchy" and "difficult to hear."   "We're working it an as active

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