(Hatfield, MA) — Hundreds of bike riders raised 60-thousand-dollars for the Food Bank of Western Mass on Sunday. Cyclists of all ages rode 10, 25, 50 or 100 miles through the scenic Pioneer Valley. The top fundraiser was Nadine Atalia, who owns the Cafe Lucia in Lenox, Mass. Atalia rode 100 miles and raised more than two-thousand dollars for the annual event called “Will Bike 4 Food.” The WHMP team and its donors raised More than $5,700.
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.