Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Cooling centers not opening in Springfield and West Springfield.
Berkshires actress-director Tara Franklin moved from part-time to full-time baking with her company, Sweet Sam Bakes.
Governor Baker announces the dates for the Massachusetts “Sales Tax Holiday” weekend.
Hampden reelects incumbent John Flynn to the Board of Selectmen.
Columbia Gas Co. sentenced for Lowell explosions.
Possible animal abuse reported.
Freedom Credit Union begins phased reopening of local branches.
Mayor Sarno furious at illegal firearms offenders released without bail.
RIP Westfield City Solicitor Susan C. Phillips.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 30, 2020

Trinity Health Of New England COVID-19 statistics.

Holyoke Soldiers Home sees more mortality.

Freedom Credit Union donates to our first responders – with FCU President Glenn Welch.

Agawam Cinemas hold auctions and offer curbside movie snacks – with owner Kim Wheeler.

Dunkin offers free coffee and a donut to nurses for National Nurses Day.

The fate of Western Mass. high school proms.

Ludlow may have to lay off some teachers in the coming school year.

Scientists suggest a COVID-19 vaccine may come sooner than first thought.

Where is my stimulus check?

Working from home and social distancing is causing higher than normal electric usage and bills.

 

Radio Show #312 – Glenn Welch, President of Freedom Credit Union, Donates $55,000
to First Responders

Freedom Credit Union has donated $55,000 to various organizations who are supporting first responders.

In this special program, FCU President Glenn Welch runs down the list of organizations who will receive some part of these funds.

There are other special programs FCU is offering to help their customers in this difficult time. Glenn discusses those in further detail.

Web: www.freedom.coop •  Email: www.info@freedom.com

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tyson Foods recalls Panko Chicken Nuggets.
Springfield Rescue Mission preparing for those in need of shelter, with Ron Willoughby.
New Valley Bank & Trust Co. announces its Board of Directors.
Firefighters rescue Ashby fallen horse.
Ware Selectmen cancel meeting to discuss the fate of Fire Chief Thomas Coulombe.
Freedom Credit Union launches blanket drive.
Open Pantry distributes 7000 pounds of beef donated by the Big E.
Safety tips from Columbia Gas.
Berkshire Museum welcomes new Director, Jeff Rogers.
Springfield officially warns residents not to skate on city lakes and ponds – the ice is NOT safe!
E.B.’s Restaurant in Agawam preps 3000 pounds of chicken wings for this Sunday!
Naked man arrested for jumping up and down and waving at traffic on Route 20.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MGM Springfield boosts its “Job Talk Tuesday” program.
Agawam – Walnut Street closure including Morgan Sullivan Bridge.
Expert Staffing opens new downtown Springfield office.
New Chipotle coming to East Longmeadow in Center Square.
Gun scare at Eastfield Mall Rave Cinemas.
West Nile Virus threat – two mosquitoes in West Springfield test positive.
Freedom Credit Union hosts food drive for Food Bank of Western Mass.