(Springfield, MA) – Springfield evangelical minister Scott Lively says he did ask God whether he should run for Governor. Lively tells WMP’s Bill Newman Show, he prayed on the matter, and got the answer that it wasn’t God’s idea, but he had his permission to run. The Shelburne Falls native says he’s running as an independent for Governor of Massachusetts to challenge the Republican party to stop running RINOs, which means Republican in name only. Hear the entire interview under the Bill Newman show tab at WHMP.com.
Here's a look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.
Deerfield Police pulled over the woman in the Mercedes after receiving a report that someone was illegally harvesting apples from trees at Clarkdale Fruit Farm.
It happened around one Thursday morning between Florence Road and Highland Avenue. The road did not reopen until around two that afternoon. It was the second time in 24 hours that the road was forced to close.
On an altercation on Route 20, a female motorist told police that four men in a car waved a gun at her. When police pulled the car over, there were only three men inside and no gun.
Congressmen Jim McGovern and Richard Neal have announced that Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant is being awarded to ongoing opioid awareness programs in Berkshire and Franklin counties and the North Quabbin region.