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Authorities Investigating 3 Suspicious Fire on Mount Washington
09:26PM / Sunday, December 15, 2019
MOUNT WASHINGTON, Mass. — Authorities are investigating arson in the case of three houses that burned on West Road early Sunday morning.    The houses were found burning when firefighters arrived. Two were owned by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation and one was privately owned.    The two DCR properties, including a historical home, were destroyed. The three fires are being investigation as if they are connected and are considered suspicious.   The investigation is ongoing by the Egremont Fire Department, and State Police assigned to both the Office of the State Fire Marshal and to the Office of the Berkshire

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Adams Firefighters Respond to Apartment Blaze
10:37AM / Sunday, December 15, 2019

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Second Victim in Great Barrington Fire Dies
05:10PM / Wednesday, December 11, 2019

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Monday's structure fire in Great Barrington has claimed a second victim. 

Susan Romano, 67, died at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center on Tuesday night. Her husband, Michael Romano, died Monday night.    "On behalf of the town of Great Barrington, I offer our heartfelt condolences to their family. Every fire death is tragic, but the loss cuts deeper during the holidays," Great Barrington Fire Chief Charles Burger said.   The couple were pulled from their 24 Silver St. home by firefighters on at about 7:40 p.m. on Monday night. Both were unresponsive and Michael Romano died shortly after at Fairview

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Two Get Maximum Sentences In Domestic Violence Cases
03:28PM / Wednesday, December 11, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two men who pleaded guilty in domestic assault cases last week were given the maximum jail sentences 2 1/2 years at the Berkshire County House of Correction.   Steven Signor, 32, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty in Central Berkshire District Court to two counts of assault and battery on a household member, two counts of violating an abuse prevention order, and single counts of assault and battery on a pregnant woman, resisting arrest, intimidation of a witness, breaking and entering, and vandalism.   Judge Mark Pasquariello sentenced Signor serve 2 1/2 years, the maximum allowable sentence for a single charge in District

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Adams Police Make Arrest After Armed Standoff
By Jack Guerino,
01:49PM / Monday, December 09, 2019

ADAMS, Mass. — Police arrested a man Sunday after an armed standoff.

Police responded to a call about a domestic assault and battery in progress at a Commercial Street residence around noon Sunday. According to a press release from the Adams Police Department, upon arrival, police found a woman who had escaped from the house. She advised the officers that there was an armed man inside the home with her two children.   "She stated that he was armed with a firearm and threatened to shoot responding officers," the release stated.   Officers led the woman to safety and called the state police for backup, as well as the North Adams Police

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