Radio Show #296 – Western Mass Small Businesses Work Against Adverse Conditions

At DelfsHaven Designs in West Springfield, owner Brett Berchin is doing what he loves.

He is a craftsman whose creativity with wood has been praised from here to Boston and New York City.

But now, the COVID-19 pandemic and the related shut down of business life in Western Massachusetts, has Brett very concerned for his well-being and his company’s very survival.

In this conversation, you will hear how it has affected him, and what he is doing to cope.

Web: delfshavendesignsma.com  •  Email: contactus@delfshavendesignsma.com

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Two Western Mass. towns report confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Big Y donates $125K to food banks in Western Mass. and Connecticut.

Brett Berchin at DelfShaven Designs describes current small business challenges.

Baystate Health Systems’ Dr. Mark Keroack on the status of testing locally for COVID-19.

Hot Table offers a free meal to frontline workers.

New date for special elections in two districts.

Peter Pan Bus Lines and the PVTA schedules impacted by the health emergency.

Blue Seal Kielbasa is back at Chicopee Provisions.

Ludlow Police see an increase in domestic violence calls.