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Two-Car Accident at Clarksburg Intersection
Staff Reports,
04:54PM / Thursday, November 26, 2015

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Four people escaped serious injury Thursday after another accident at the dangerous intersection at Route 8 (River Road) and Henderson Road.

The crash occurred shortly after 11 a.m. when a northbound late model Ford sport utility vehicle collided with a red Chevrolet pickup truck exiting from Henderson Road.

There were three people in the Ford, the driver, another adult and a child; the pickup contained only the driver. No one was injured.

According to Police Chief Michael Williams, the driver of the pickup had stopped at the stop sign and had checked for traffic before crossing Route 8 toward Middle Road.

The Ford was unable to stop in time


Angelina's in Pittsfield Robbed At Knifepoint
Staff Reports,
07:08PM / Tuesday, November 24, 2015
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are offering a reward for anyone with information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of two people who robbed Angelina's Sub Shop on West Housatonic Street.   Police say on Monday night at approximately 7:25 p.m. two suspects armed with knives and wearing dark marks and dark clothing robbed the employees at the shop. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot and despite a K9 tracking the suspects for a short distance, Police were unable to make an arrest.   Police said the robbery was "violent in nature" but none of the employees were injured during the robbery. Anyone with information


Superior Court Briefs: Nov. 4 - Nov. 19
Staff Reports,
12:43PM / Friday, November 20, 2015
  , 62, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to four counts of uttering a false prescription, three counts of possession of oxycodone, and a single count of possession of morphine.   He was placed on three-years probation. Campagna used false prescriptions to procure the drugs between December 13, 2013 and January 23, 2014. The incidents occurred in Lenox.     , 31, of Dalton pleaded guilty to three counts of burning personal property and a single count of burning a building.   He was ordered to serve 88 days at the Berkshire County House of Correction on one count of burning personal property. He was placed on three-years


Adams Man Facing Charges in Stamford Crash
Staff Reports,
12:26AM / Sunday, November 15, 2015

STAMFORD, Vt. — An Adams, Mass., man is facing charges after crashing his car early Saturday morning.

State police say Dorian Bigelow, 19, lost control of his 2007 Hyundai Tiburon at about 3 a.m. and left the road, smashing into a group of trees.

There was wet snow on the road but Trooper Thomas Stange said "alcohol appeared to be a contributing factor in the crash."

The crash occurred near 1111 East Road.

The vehicle incurred heavy front end damage. Bigelow was taken to the emergency facility in North Adams, Mass., for minor injuries related to the airbag's deployment.

Criminal charges are pending the results of the investigation.


Man Injured in Williamstown Car, Scooter Accident
By Stephen Dravis,
09:32PM / Thursday, November 05, 2015
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The operator of a motorized scooter was taken to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield on Thursday after a collision at the intersection of Main Street and Colonial Avenue.   According to Williamstown Police, the accident was reported at 2:55 p.m.   The scooter was traveling west on Main Street (Route 2), when it was struck by a Toyota Corolla turning off Colonial Avenue and attempting to make a left onto Main.   The driver of the Toyota, Patrick Matthew Folan of Colonial Avenue, was cited for failing to yield to oncoming traffic while turning left.   The operator of the Honda Ruckus scooter,

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