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Authorities Investigating Adams Structure Fire
Staff Reports,
04:31PM / Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ADAMS, Mass. — Officials are investigating a structure fire on East Road on Tuesday afternoon that destroyed a single-family home.    Authorities declined to provide more information but the scene was cordoned off as a crime scene and police were on the lookout for an individual who had reportedly fled the area in a red Subaru, according to scanner reports.    "It is an open investigation and we have a long way to go," said Adams Police Detective Michael Wandrei.   The suspect was arrested at about 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday — about two hours after the fire was reported — after leading police on a

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Adams Police Arrest Suspect in Val's, Racing Mart Break-ins
09:17PM / Sunday, October 06, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Police say they have arrested a suspect in the burglaries committed at Val's Package Store and Racing Mart Gas Station early Sunday morning.    According to a statement from the Adams Police Department, officers responded to both Columbia Street businesses for what employees of the businesses reported as a breaking and entering that had occurred during the nighttime. Property was destroyed and money was stolen from both locations.    Night- and day-shift officers on Sunday, working with a detective, investigated the break-ins and arrested the suspect within hours.   The State Police Crime Scene Unit

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Adams Head-on Collision Sends Three to Hospital
09:52PM / Thursday, August 22, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Police are investigating a head-on collision that sent three people to the hospital with what authorities say are non-life-threatening injuries.   Collision occurred at about 7:30 p.m. on the north end of East Road between a Subaru and pickup truck that was pulling a trailer with an all-terrain vehicle.    Police on scene were hesitant to divulge much information because the accident is under investigation but confirmed the collision was head on. It is believed one of the vehicles veered into the other lane.   Adams Ambulance personnel transported three victims to Berkshire Medical Center with injuries that did not

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Truck/Motorcycle Collision in Adams Leaves One Seriously Injured
By Jack Guerino,
07:52PM / Monday, July 15, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — Police are investigating a motorcycle and truck collision on Saturday that sent at least two to the hospital, one with serious injuries.   Adams Police, Fire, and Ambulance were dispatched around 3:45 p.m. Saturday to the area of 61 East Road to an accident involving a 2018 Chevy Silverado and a 2006 Harley-Davidson.   According to police , the Silverado was northbound on East Road when the Harley-Davidson, which was headed south, crossed from the southbound lane to the northbound lane.   The pickup attempted to avoid the motorcycle by turning away but was unable to and the two collided.   Both the motorcycle and

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Adams Fire Douses Vehicle Blaze
Staff Reports,
02:31PM / Monday, July 01, 2019
ADAMS, Mass. — The Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire on Howland Avenue late Monday morning.   According to and Adams Police Department's Facebook post. Adams Fire, Police, and ambulance responded to an older model white van fully engulfed in flames near Specialty Minerals just before noon Monday.   The post said there were no injuries and extended a thank you to an off-duty North Adams firefighter who stopped to assist the driver and Specialty Minerals employees who were on scene with fire extinguishers.   Once police secured the area,  firefighters successfully put out the blaze.   The incident is under

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