Lanesborough cop fired over improper use of database

LANESBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has been fired after his chief determined the officer violated state law by looking up women on a criminal justice database without valid justification. Brennan Polidoro was fired this spring after then-Lanesborough Police Chief Timothy Sorrell uncovered a pattern of improper surveillance...
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North Adams License Board OKs Hot Dog Ranch Transfer

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A popular State Street sports pub will get a new name and new management. The Licensing Board on Tuesday gave the OK for a transfer of the all-alcohol license from the Hot Dog Ranch to Four Weiners LLC. General manager John-Michael Bradbury, with partners Jason Koperniak,...
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Construction begins on $15M Coxsackie hotel complex

COXSACKIE — Construction began Friday on the Newbury Hotel on South River Street. Much of the steel frame of the hotel is in place and cranes continued to hoist pieces up for installation Tuesday. Local developer Aaron Flach is spearheading the project. The Newbury Hotel is named after the founder...

Chief: Hudson shootings connected

HUDSON — Police continue to investigate the latest incident of shots fired that occurred on Friday night, Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said Monday. This is the fifth shooting incident to take place in Hudson since April. Moore said he believes the shooting incidents in Hudson this year are...
Greene County, NYDaily Freeman

Motorcyclist dies in Greene County crash with tow truck

TOWN OF CATSKILL, N.Y. — A 36-year-old Athens man was killed when the motorcycle he operating was involved in a collision with a tow truck that was en route to a different crash, state police said Monday. The motorcyclist, Jason Andrews, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision,...
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CDC: All CT counties now have 'substantial' COVID spread

As Litchfield County on Tuesday became the last county in the state with “substantial” threats of COVID-19 spread, Gov. Ned Lamont said local leaders and business owners will decide how and whether to tighten coronavirus rules. News of Litchfield County’s status came as new hospitalizations, 17, were as high as...
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Missing New York Woman Found Dead in Hudson Valley 30 Years Later

A missing New York woman was confirmed to have been killed in the Hudson Valley, over 30 years after she went missing. On Monday, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that her newly-created Cold Case Bureau, in partnership with the FBI, Mount Vernon Police Department and the Westchester Department of Laboratories and Research, has successfully identified a woman who was found dead in Mount Vernon over 30 years ago.

Pittsfield Panel Supports New Lee Bank Site Proposal

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Community Development Board on Tuesday two special permits and a site plan for the build of Lee Bank's new location on the corner of Reed Street and South Street. The bank's site plan was approved with a recommendation that only the 290-foot portion of Reed Street...
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State Police Issue Warning Amid Search for Bank Robber in Sharon

State police are urging people to avoid the area between Route 41, Route 4, and Hill Top Road in Sharon as they search for a bank robber who they said ran from the scene. Police said Troop B - North Canaan received reports of an active robbery at Salisbury Bank, located at 5 Gay St. in Sharon, around 12:37 p.m.
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'I love my job': Hudson Valley teens value experience in workforce this summer

This summer teens around the mid-Hudson Valley are getting a glimpse of the working world. As local businesses, restaurants and retail shops reopened for the summer, teens have been punching the clock. Beginning their journeys toward future goals and careers, many local teens are learning the elements of leadership while gaining experience in the professional life.
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Daily coronavirus updates: All Connecticut counties now experiencing ‘substantial transmission’ of COVID-19 as hospitalizations continue to climb

The entire state of Connecticut now has substantial risk of COVID-19 transmission, with Litchfield County Tuesday joining the state’s seven other counties posting elevated levels of transmission. The state and federal Centers for Disease Control recommend that all residents in areas of substantial risk, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in public indoor spaces, though Gov. Ned ...