The State We’re In: West Side Casino

West Springfield residents vote Tuesday, September 10th in special election to determine if they favor allowing a casino on the Big E grounds. In a special edition of  “The State We’re In” we’ll hear casino supporters and opponents discuss their positions on allowing...

Rotary Records

Warren Amerman is the owner of Rotary Records a recording studio located in a 200 year old church in West Springfield, MA. The recording industry has changed quite a bit over the years but he is still able to make musicians dreams come true by producing albums for...

The State We’re In: Jim Welch

State Senator Jim Welch (D) – West Springfield and the Hampden District will discuss the recently adopted 2013 House Budget and state finances, the  “Valor Act” to assist Massachusetts veterans and their families, and a bill he’s sponsoring to aid families of murder...

West Springfield Road/Rail Project

West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger and Town Attorney Simon Brighenti discuss town concerns over a CSX Railroad proposal for a bridge repair over rail lines that will slow traffic on busy Route 20 in the town for...

The State We’re In: Jim Welch

State Sen. Jim Welch (D) – West Springfield and the Hampden Senate District. Welch is currently the Senate Chair of the Joint Committees on Public Safety and Regional Government. Join Jim as he talks to Welch. Jim...

West Springfield Mayor-Elect

Jim Madigan will interview West Springfield Mayor-elect Gregory Neffinger to discuss his preparation to take over as Mayor in January and his plans for that city over the next two years....
“Don’t Let This Story Go Away…”

“Don’t Let This Story Go Away…”

While covering a fundraiser this summer in Brimfield for victims of the devastating tornadoes that ripped through the region on June 1st, I was struck by several things: first, the repeated entreaties by everyone I talked to for continued assistance, and perhaps more...

West Springfield Mayoral Debate

Tonight’s entire show is dedicated to the West Springfield Mayoral candidates, Town Councilor and attorney Gerard Matthews and Gregory Neffinger, an architect and small business owner. They will debate key issues in their race moderated by Jim...

Big E Wrap Up

Guest: Wayne McCary, President and Chief Executive Officer Eastern States Exposition Wayne McCary, president of the Big E will discuss this year’s fair, what’s in store for the future and the contributions the Eastern States Exposition makes all year long....

The State We’re In: Mayor Edward Gibson

Our guest this week is West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson. After 11 years in office – Mayor Gibson has decided not to seek a sixth full term this year. We’ll ask him about his decision to leave office and the particular difficulties faced by local government today....