Radio Show #293 – The Coronavirus State
of Mind, with Kim Lee

How to talk with your children about what’s happening, how to cope with prolonged “cabin fever” at home, the destabilizing of a loss of  routine and more… Kim Lee explores coping strategies for all of these conditions and more in this special program.

How much information is enough – and how much is “too much”?

Additionally, Kim Lee, Vice President of the Massachusetts Mental Health Association, presents ways for those in need to reach out for support.

Email: klee@mhainc.org   •  Web: mhainc.org

Radio Show #292 – SPECIAL REPORT:
The Impact of Coronavirus on Western Mass. Live Entertainment – with Mark Auerbach

Here is a special report on the effects of coronavirus on Western Mass. live entertainment.

This program touches on many of the venues in the region – theatrical, musical, and otherwise – with information on schedule changes due to concerns about the possible spread of the illness.

Pioneer Valley ArtsBeat reporter Mark Auerbach talks with Brad Shepard and shares a rundown on postponed and /or cancelled shows at community theaters from Springfield as well as the professional stages of Hartford, Boston, and New York.

Holding tickets for a show? Not sure what to do? Listen in.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Announcement coming on the future of the White Hut!

Jordan Goodman on COVID-19.

Rundown of coronavirus-related cancellations. (colleges, schools, trips, parades, road races, etc)

Berkshire County town of Otis identifies a case of the virus.

North Adams mayor and a city councilor are quarantined due to a suspected case of Coronavirus.

Governor Baker declares a state of emergency.

Springfield Museums’ popular lunchtime Museums à la Carte announces its Spring lineup!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 28, 2020

Bay Path University names new president to succeed Carol Leary.

Kelly Partridge and Contribution Clothing.

Eversource buys Columbia Gas for 1.1 billion.

Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office announces the loss of one of its own.

Mercedes-Benz of Springfield holds a massive networking event – and you are invited!

“Hooplandia” at the Big E!

CDC-recommended coronavirus emergency survival kit.

Unmi Abkin of Coco & the Cellar Bar nominated for the 5th time by the James Beard Foundation.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 13, 2020

Coronavirus affecting Massachusetts restaurants.

Coronavirus affecting package deliveries worldwide.

John Heaps Jr., CEO at Florence Bank, is stepping down in a few months.

Springfield Symphony Orchestra brings you a night of “Broadway Love!”

Berkshire Theater Group youth summer camp.

Mayor Sarno meets with new MGM Springfield hierarchy.

Time to talk excise tax, with East Longmeadow Town Clerk Tom Florence.