Brad Shepard Today! Monday, December 7, 2020

December 7, 1941.
Chris Russell and Springfield Restaurant Week.
Mayor Sarno offers a holiday greeting.
Springfield businesses continue to donate to the Food Bank of Western Mass.
Springfield Museums offer “This is Us,” regional portraiture.
Springfield provides 20K grant to the Mental Health Association of Mass.
“Bright Nights at Forest Park” receives special permission to extend the entry time to the show.
“Breakfast With Santa” at the Delaney House.
State submits its initial vaccine order to the CDC.
Holyoke Menorah Lighting.
Russell Police hold 4th Annual Toy and Food Drive.
Agawam Zoning Board of Appeals has two job openings.

Radio Show #392 – Chris Russell and the Springfield Restaurant Rally

Springfield Downtown Business Improvement District Executive Director Chris Russell has launched the Springfield Restaurant Rally!

This is the pandemic-era’s version of Springfield Restaurant Week.

Chris believes this is an important time to raise awareness about Springfield’s dining establishments, in the hope that many will patronize them this week!



Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend April 22, 2016

  • Baker unveils nation’s first college tuition rebate program
  • O’Connell vs. Morse — version 2.0?
  • 170 flags along Memorial Drive
  • Weekend things to do, see, and hear

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday April 21, 2016

  • Sgt. Sullivan’s Purple Heart
  • Longmeadow’s proposed tougher gun regulations
  • Chicopee’s ice cream shop opens in former funeral home
  • No plastic bags in Easthampton
  • Springfield’s Crystal Copeland totes water to Flint, Michigan

—and more lifestyle, business, and political news and events of the day!