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Adams Fire Department Douses Grease Blaze
By Jack Guerino,
04:35PM / Tuesday, August 18, 2015

ADAMS, Mass. — The Adams Fire Department quickly knocked down a grease fire on Grove Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.

Assistant Fire Chief John Pansecchi said the fire started out on the first-floor kitchen when the resident was cooking french fries and hurt his hand.

He said the homeowner was able to contain the fire with a garden hose until Adams Fire rolled in.

"They took a hose to the window and sprayed it down quickly before we got here," Pansecchi said. "It was still burning when we got in there but they were able knock it down and keep it in check."

The fire, reported about 1:40 p.m., initially was reported over

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Day Six: U.S. Attorney's Office Still Unable to Comment on Adams Search
By Stephen Dravis,
02:55PM / Friday, July 10, 2015
ADAMS, Mass. — Nearly a week after the FBI conducted an investigation at a multi-family residence on Murray Street in Adams, federal officials continue to decline comment.   iBerkshires.com has communicated daily with spokespeople at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston, who have been responsive but unable to give any details about the incident.   We have specifically asked whether the Adams search was related to FBI Director James Comey's Thursday testimony on Capitol Hill, when he reported the agency had arrested more than 10 people who were planning to commit violence connected to the July 4

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Adams Boy Struck, Killed Crossing East Road
05:39PM / Tuesday, June 09, 2015

ADAMS, Mass. — An Adams boy has died after being struck by a motor vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

According to the district attorney's office, 8-year-old Noah Brown of 174 East Road and another youth were attempting to cross East Road to go to Brown's home when he was struck by a motor vehicle.  

The other boy was not injured in the accident, which was called in to police about 3 p.m.  

Noah was a third-grader at C.T. Plunkett School.

Adams-Cheshire Superintendent Kristen Gordon described him as "just a fun, little energetic, sweet, kind, little baseball player, the light of his mom's life."

Brown

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State Police Searching Greylock Glen for Lewis Lent Leads
02:33PM / Monday, May 11, 2015

ADAMS, Mass. — Investigators from a number of different law enforcement agencies will spend the next several days on Mount Greylock following up on leads on unsolved cases.

Officers will concentrate their efforts in the Greylock Glen area of the Mount Greylock State Reservation in Adams.  

They are following up on leads from Lewis Lent cases and concentrating their efforts on areas not searched previously.

Lent, who had lived in North Adams, has confessed to three murders. The serial killer is currently serving consecutive life sentences with no parole for the murders of 12-year-old Jimmy Bernardo, of Pittsfield, and Sara Anne Wood,

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North Berkshire Man Arrested in Killing of Former County Resident
Staff Reports,
03:21PM / Friday, March 06, 2015

WILIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A North Adams man was arrested Thursday night in relation to the homicide of a former Berkshire County resident in Tennessee.

Anthony Hardaway, 34, who also goes by "Toney" or "Tone," is wanted in connection to the shooting of Perry Folk of Johnson City, Tenn.

According to media reports, Folk and Hardaway were believed to know each other. Folk, 38, was found shot to death in the parking lot of the Roadrunner Market convenience store in Johnson City on the night of Feb. 18. He had no identification on him at the time but was identified through fingerprints.

Police were searching for someone in a dark-colored vehicle who could

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