Chicopee man charged in 19 arson cases

Authorities have arrested a man they say is responsible for nearly 20 arsons and other crimes in the Berkshires over the past several years. The state fire marshal’s office said Friday that Stuart Zimbrowski, 54, of Chicopee, was arrested Thursday in Great Barrington and was arraigned Friday in Pittsfield District Court. He has been charged in 15 brush fires and four building fires. He also faces charges of breaking and entering, larceny of a building, and larceny under $250. (AP)