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Williamstown Investigating Rash of Business Break-ins
Staff Reports,
10:10PM / Monday, October 27, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Police Department is investigating a series of break-ins at businesses on Water Street and Main Street that occurred late Friday or early Saturday morning.

Town Manager Peter Fohlin was asked about the crime spree at Monday's meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

"I didn't mention it [in the Town Manager's Report] because I don't usually comment on cases under investigation," Fohlin said in response to a question from Selectman Hugh Daley. "But what you said is true. Chief [Kyle] Johnson tells me they have a person of interest."

According to reports received by iBerkshires.com, businesses affected by the

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New York Man Killed in Bus Collision in Williamstown
By Tammy Daniels,
06:48PM / Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Williamstown Police Department on Thursday identified the motorist killed in Wednesday's accident at the Five Corners intersection.   Patrick M. Harrigan, 57, of Rensselaer, N.Y., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at the intersection of Cold Spring Road (Route 7) and Hancock Road (Route 43), Williamstown Police Officer Shuan William said in a news release.   Harrigan's red Mazda 3 was involved in a three-vehicle accident with a Peter Pan motor-coach bus and a Honda CRV.   Preliminary reports and witness statements indicate the Mazda 3 was traveling north on Hancock

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Williamstown Accident Snarls Traffic; Sends One to Hospital
11:03PM / Monday, August 11, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A two-car accident briefly snarled traffic on Main Street (Route 2) on Monday afternoon, and one driver was taken to the emergency room.   According to Williamstown Police, a red Volkswagen convertible driven by Norma Rosenblatt of Bondville, Vt., struck a black Suzuki driven by Clarksburg's Nancy Hunt as both were driving east in front of Cumberland Farms.   Hunt was attempting to make a left turn into the gas station, when her vehicle was struck by Rosenblatt's at 3:18 p.m. Rosenblatt's vehicle flipped over, and she was transported to Berkshire Medical Center's North Adams campus. Rosenblatt walked away from the

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Former Ambulance Manager Ordered to Repay $240K
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04:13PM / Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The former general manager of Village Ambulance pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing $240,000 from the service over a five-year period.

Albert Miller, 59, pleaded guilty to a single count of larceny, an ongoing and continuing offense.

He and his wife, Cara Miller, 58, who was the service's office manager at the time, were accused of overpaying their salaries and using the service's credit card.

The couple first entered not-guilty pleas to the charges in February.

On Wednesday, Albert Miller changed his plea to guilty and was placed on three year's probation and ordered to pay the $240,000 back in restitution by Judge Daniel

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Williamstown Couple Arraigned on Larceny Charges
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02:27PM / Thursday, February 20, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two former employees of Village Ambulance in Williamstown were arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Berkshire Superior Court on larceny charges.

The married couple, Albert H. Miller, 59, and Cara J. Miller, 58, had not guilty-pleas entered on their behalf before Judge John Agostini, who released both on personal recognize.

The Millers are accused of stealing some $240,000 from the nonprofit ambulance service over a period of five years, until their dismissal in December 2011. Albert Miller was the general manager.

Albert Miller is charged with one count of larceny, ongoing and continuing offense and Cara Miller also with one count of larceny, ongoing

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