Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Amazon Prime delays delivery of non-essential products.

Bill Collins of Center Square Grill unites area restaurants to keep employees intact.

Mark Auerbach on the survival of the arts during COVID-19.

New England Orthopedic Surgeons furloughs half of its workforce.

Springfield Museums offer online interactive exploration for all.

City officials remove Springfield basketball hoops.

Trinity Health of New England offers a webinar on how to talk to your kids about COVID-19.

Mayor Sarno holds COVID-19 update at City Hall.

Stop & Shop donates $1 million to regional food banks.

Social distancing urged in supermarkets.

Radio Show #295 – Bill Collins of the Center Square Grill Unites Competitive Restaurants
to Preserve Employment

Bill Collins of the Center Square Grill and fellow regional restaurateurs have created a vehicle to keep their operations afloat, their employees intact, and their customers satisfied.

“We’re All In This Together” is a gift card promotion to the benefit of all involved!

Learn how you can be a part of this plan!

Listen to the details in this program… and consider the opportunity to participate!

Chances are, one or more of your favorite places to dine is involved!

Web: www.centersquaregrill.com   •  Contact: Contact Us

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 25, 2019

Forever 21 mistake.

Local TV channels change frequencies.

NTSB releases report on the fatal NH motorcycle crash.

Emily Bill Park renovation job goes out to bid.

GNC stores plan to close nearly 900 stores.

The town of Russell would like vacationers to stop trashing the river bank.

Amherst fire station considered “dilapidated.”

Planet Fitness opens a new large facility at the Holyoke Mall.

Chicopee Police warn of gas employee scam.

Beloved Doogan’s Deli in Chicopee closing for good.

Center Square Grill wants to locate the owner of a Marine Corps hat left behind at the restaurant.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 10, 2019

Greetings from New York City and the nation to Western Mass. (with Jordan Goodman, Jim Bohannon, Dan Yorke, Joe Pags, and Mike Baxendale).

Former assistant Springfield golf pro prepared for sentencing.

MassMutual is #84 on Fortune 500.

Father’s Day dining options.

Greenfield water and sewer rates increase.

Be careful where you swim!

Strawberry picking time!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 7, 2019

Facebook will now let you UNSEND a text message!
Connecticut developers plan a large-scale marijuana dispensary.
Valentine’s Day is a special day at Center Square Grill – with Bill Collins.
MGM Springfield in prime spot to manage Symphony Hall.
Longmeadow School Superintendent search on hold TFN.
Greenfield Police use new technology to keep their K-9 Officer cool.
Warm and cold temps may bring “Basement Flooding Season!”
Columnist Barbara Carlson along with Congressman Richie Neal to speak at the Springfield Regional Chamber.
Photographer Sandra Costello presents her “Brave Moments” series in Easthampton.
Bobs in Enfield closing after 40 years.

Radio Show #208 – Bill Collins, The Center Square Grill, and the Shriners Hospital

Noted restaurateur Bill Collins believes in “giving back” to his community.

In this case, his award-winning restaurant affords him an opportunity to raise funds for the Shriners Hospital.

This effort, mobilized by Bill, is based in a measure of gratitude to Shriners for very personal reasons, and he is willing to share those reasons with us in this program.

Web: centersquaregrill.com
Email: bill.spoleto@gmail.com

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 13, 2018

Springfield man jailed for hurting cats – for the second time.
New locations for small-batch beer and food downtown.
Chicopee business helps a family in need.
Richard Neal has competition in the primary.
Governor Baker authorizes automatic voter registration through the RMV, and MassHealth.
Springfield Police protect the safety of a dog running along I-291.
David C. Henry new board chair of the Big E!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend April 20, 2018

Dr. Timothy Ewing to speak at the Chamber’s Business@Breakfast.
Electronics store that tried to continue where Radio Shack left off closes.
New restaurant in East Longmeadow touts “fresh made pasta!”
Bill Collins, owner of Center Square Grill, reaches out to hire former Bertucci’s employees.
Price tag on repairing the Campanile – going up!
Casa Pizzeria Jimmy in Ludlow; response so overwhelming that Jimmy had to shut off the phones!
Long lines and long waits at the Registry of Motor Vehicles!
Miriam Nelson is the new Hampshire College president.

Radio Show #78 – Bill Collins @ The Center Square Grill in East Longmeadow

In the Western Mass. world of restaurants, the Center Square Grill in East Longmeadow can only be regarded as a “hit!” Owner-operator Bill Collins joins Brad in a conversation about this most challenging business and how success may be created!

Center Square Grill • 84 Center Square • East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(413) 525-0055

Brad Shepard Today! July 31, 2015

  • Hello weekend, and goodbye humidity!
  • Western Mass pets challenge
  • Night Out Against Crime
  • Center Square Grill
  • Newly renovated Nathan Bill Park park is getting trashed
  • Highway funds temporarily restored
  • Welcome to Jordan Goodman and to Teamwork Real Estate