Tom Conklin is the News Director and lead news voice for the Berkshire News Network and the Townsquare Media Berkshire Radio Group. Tom is also a musician and voiceover talent. He has been a guitarist for more than three decades and plays lead guitar for the New England based band, The Matchstick Architects. He also does voiceover narration work for clients all over the world from his home studio in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Tom is also a founding member of Berkshire Organization for Original Music, or BOOM, which is a Berkshire County based organization that advocates for the local original music scene and performers of original music in the Berkshires.
Is It Legal To Smash A Car Window To Save A Dog In Massachusetts?
So, you are walking through a parking lot on a super hot day, and you notice a dog that was left inside a car by its owner. The windows are all rolled up and the dog looks like it's in distress. What do you do?
Springfield Police Close In On 100 Illegally Owned Guns Seized
According to a post on the Springfield Police Department Facebook page, about a recent arrest and gun seizure, the police department says that the unit has thus far in 2022, seized 99 illegally possessed firearms.
Weekend Porch Fire Quickly Extinguished In The Town Of Adams
A weekend porch fire in the town of Adams could have been much worse if not for the quick works of Northern Berkshire firefighters in a mutual aid effort.
Warning! Smash-N-Grab “Felony Lane Gang” in Berkshire County
According to the bank, the "Felony Lane Gang" breaks into vehicles and takes whatever they can find including checkbooks and driver's licenses.
Motorcyclist Injured In Morning Collision With Car In North Adams
A crash between a car and motorcycle in North Adams this morning has sent the motorcycle operator to the hospital with injuries.
Apartment Fire In North Adams Caused By A Lithium-Ion Battery
Fire officials in North Adams are blaming an early afternoon apartment fire in North Adams Thursday on an overheated Lithium-Ion battery.
Wow! Civil War-Era Cannonball Found By A Massachusetts Family
They weren't aware at the time, but a Massachusetts family found what was potentially a "live" Civil War-era cannonball on July 7th.
Massachusetts And Connecticut State Police Warn About New Scams
State Police in both Massachusetts and Connecticut are sending out a warning to citizens about a scam that is being perpetrated over the phone by text.
Former North Adams Man Charged In Death Of Northampton Woman
A former Berkshire County man has been charged with the death of a Northampton woman.
Additional $60 Million Recommended For Rural Massachusetts Schools
Rural schools in Massachusetts face unique challenges. And those challenges are top of mind with members of the Massachusetts Rural Schools Commission.