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Adams Man Facing Charges Related to 2 Break-ins
05:25PM / Monday, June 17, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Police arrested have arrested an Adams man thought to be connected to two break-ins earlier this month.     Andrew D. Allard, 32, was arrested June 14 after making his way from Adams to North Adams in an alleged attempt to cash in some stolen collectible coins.   The coins reportedly match those stolen from a home on June 9 and Allard is implicated in another break-in on June 11.    According to a press release from the Adams Police Department, police were first alerted after they say Allard attempted to place these collectible coins into a Coinstar machine located at Adam's Hometown Market. The machine

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Adams Police Investigating Stabbing Incident
By Jack Guerino,
11:17AM / Thursday, May 30, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Police are investigating an incident early Thursday morning that left three injured with knife wounds.    "The investigation is fluid and ongoing," Police Chief Richard Tarsa Jr. wrote in a press release late Thursday morning. "This is an isolated in targeted incident ... at no time was the public in any danger."   Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, police responded to Commercial Street near Cumberland Farms to find a person who had been stabbed.   Police and emergency services searched the area and officers found two more individuals on lower Linden Street suffering from knife wounds.   All three

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First-Responders Deal With Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Adams, North Adams
Staff Reports,
05:49PM / Tuesday, April 23, 2019

ADAMS, Mass. — Emergency responders in Adams and North Adams dealt with two motor vehicle accidents on Tuesday afternoon.    The first occurred about 4 p.m. in front of the McDonald's restaurant in Adams and involved three motor vehicles headed north on Commercial Street leading up to the light.    The vehicles were a gray Ford 150 extend cab, a dark blue Chevrolet Traverse sport utility vehicle and a gray Jeep Renegade sedan, in that order.    The truck incurred damage to its front end, knocking off the front bumper; the SUV's rear hatch was dented in and it received minor damage to its front end; the

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Adams Investigating Suspicious Fire That Destroyed Seasonal Home
By Jack Guerino,
02:41PM / Monday, March 04, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Firefighters battled a suspicious structure fire on Gould Road on Saturday that resulted in a total loss of the building.   Assistant Fire Chief Tim Ziemba said the fie was already well underway when the department responded to 218 Gould Road around 4 p.m.   "It was about 50 percent involved when we got there and the remaining half of the house had flames within," he said. "Within 20 minutes it had pretty much gone through and collapsed ... it was a total loss and leveled right to the ground."   He said the building was a seasonal home and was vacant, however, this meant the driveway was not plowed making it

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Adams Man Charged in Drug Importation Scheme
06:34PM / Tuesday, February 12, 2019
BOSTON — Daniel Borer of Adams is accused of importing synthetic drugs from China through the U.S. Postal Service and using them to manufacture "massive wholesale quantities of smokeable synthetic cannabinoids" for sale throughout the United States.    Borer, 42, and his alleged accomplice, postal worker Josephine McLaughlin, 65, of Stoneham, were arrested Thursday by law enforcement officials and arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge David H. Hennessey in Boston. Their cases were transferred to U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in the Southern District of New York.   U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman for the Southern District of New

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