|Clarksburg Brush Fire Contained on Third Day|
|By Tammy Daniels,|
11:49PM / Friday, May 01, 2015
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — More than 50 firefighters from around the region spent a third tough day finally containing a blaze that has burned an estimated 300 acres in the Clarksburg State Forest.
The brush fire had torched 189 acres on Thursday but crews had left the forest in the late afternoon believing it was contained and nearly out.
Clarksburg Fire Chief Kyle "Chip" Chesbro, who had coordinated efforts on Thursday, said the Department of Conservation and Recreation had planned on going in on Friday morning and ensuring it was extinguished.
"This morning at 6 o'clock I get another call that it has grown, that we needed
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|North Berkshire Men Injured in Vermont Rollover|
02:04PM / Monday, January 13, 2014
POWNAL, Vt. — A Williamstown, Mass., man may face charges of driving under the influence after a rollover accident early Sunday morning injured himself and a passenger.
Allen Whitney, 23, was operating a 2006 GMC Sierra on Route 346 in North Pownal, near the New York State line, at about 3:27 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled over multiple times.
According to the report by State Trooper Justin Walker, "The truck was nearly unrecognizable as it had rolled approximately 500 feet after leaving the roadway."
Whitney was able to exit the pickup truck but his passenger, Brady Kuzia, 25, of Clarksburg, Mass., had to be extricated from the vehicle.
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|Superior Court: Man Arraigned in North Adams Murder|
11:22AM / Wednesday, October 23, 2013
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The man accused of murdering 84-year-old Ellen Depaoli in North Adams is being held without bail after his case was moved to Berkshire Superior Court.
David Delratez entered not-guilty pleas on single counts of murder and larceny of a motor vehicle on Wednesday.
Delratez is accused of murdering Depaoli at her home on Walker Street in North Adams on September 17, 2013 and fleeing in her car.
He was taken into custody a few days later in Bennington for violating his probation from a previous charge.
Authorities then charged him with murder and larceny of a motor vehicle and he entered not guilty pleas to those charges
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|Police Investigating Shooting in Clarksburg|
04:14PM / Monday, June 03, 2013
CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Police are investigating an alleged shooting Friday night that sent one person to the hospital.
Law enforcement officials are tight-lipped about the incident although it reportedly occured during an altercation in the town.
Police Chief Michael Williams referred all inquiries to the district attorney's office; Fred Lantz, spokesman for the DA's office, said the incident is currently under investigation.
Lantz did say the incident led one person to be transported and later released from the hospital. No arrests have been made yet, and the investigation is ongoing.
The investigation has included Clarksburg, North Adams and state
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