More than two thirds of workers at a popular Northampton hotel say they plan to unionize. Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. Three Northampton City Councilors marched with the group. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it. A total of 66 hotel workers need to vote in favor before a union election can be held, which could happen as soon as next month.
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.