Radio Show #342 – Attorney William Bennett Responds to the State Report on Bennett Walsh and the Holyoke Soldiers Home

As the story of ousted Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Superintendent, Bennett Walsh rolls on, Attorney William Bennett held a press conference at the Springfield Sheraton, Thursday, July 23.

In an address lasting more than an hour, Attorney Bennett reviewed what he believed to be a series of inaccuracies in the “Pearlstein Report,” as it has come to be known, and further pointed to an overall “poisoned atmosphere” emanating from the Baker Administration.

In this special program, you will hear specific segments of this press conference.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, July 21, 2020

William Bennett’s press conference announcement.
Big E Cream Puffs available on weekends all summer!
State run pools are open; Springfield and Northampton cooling centers are open.
Mark Auerbach – ArtsBeat reporter.
Heat advisory in effect, with restrictions for leaving your pets outside.
Westfield the latest town for car break-ins.
Belchertown High School’s unique graduation.
Strawberry picking season successful – and finished for now.
Former World War II club now a cheesemaking classroom!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, June 30, 2020

FINAL DECISION: The Big E is canceled this year.
West Springfield traffic note (Route 5).
Springfield Health and Human Services Director Helen Caulton-Harris on masks and the oncoming heat.
Springfield Fire Commissioner B.J. Calvi is frustrated over a lack of compliance on illegal fireworks use.
ArtsBeat Reporter Mark Auerbach.
Agawam Veterans Cemetery resumes committal services.
East Longmeadow company pays $1M in a settlement.
The attorney for ousted Holyoke Soldiers Home Superintendent Bennett Walsh disputes his firing.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Springfield Mayor Sarno’s kudos to PPE support from local businesses.
Criminal attorney William Bennett represents suspended Holyoke Soldiers Home Superintendent Bennett Walsh.
ArtsBeat reporter Mark Auerbach with notes on some great programs coming up online!
Mass. RMV and Mass. DOT provide even more extensions for licenses, registrations, and inspections.
Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi orders a lock down of the Ludlow jail after inmates and staff test positive for the virus.
Our Lady of Fatima cancels “Festa.”
“Celebrate Ludlow” cancelled this summer.
Six Flags New England outlines new procedures to keep everyone safe.