Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 12, 2020

Longmeadow Police are trying to identify 4 males who went through garages and vehicles in the town overnight.

How is restaurant traffic being affected by the state of emergency? (With Nadim Kashou)

Dental safety during the crisis? – with Cecile Calabrese from Agawam Dental Arts.

Mayor Sarno schedules updates on Springfield’s response to COVID-19.

Northampton Mayor urges all to cancel large-scale events in the city.

Springfield City Council members are urging more eating establishments to apply for outdoor dining permits.

Local and chain movie theaters are altering their programming, and studios are delaying their release of big films.

Chicopee Public Schools postponing all activities that draw more than 200 people.

UMass system and Westfield State move to “remote learning” due to the coronavirus crisis.

Radio Show #145 – School Safety and Preventing Violence with Chicopee Superintendent of Schools Richard Rege

The rise in violence in American schools, as well as the threat of violence, is a national issue.

It is here in the Pioneer Valley as well, as threats within the last couple of weeks have occurred in Springfield, Holyoke, and  in Chicopee.

In Chicopee, this issue is taken seriously.

In this program, Chicopee Schools Superintendent Richard Rege responds to Brad Shepard’s questions and in great detail outlines a series of protocols designed to ensure student safety and prevent violence.