Brad Shepard Today May 22, 2015

  • Welcome to the multi million dollar construction program of the Chankchung Railway Vehicles Company to the former Westinghouse site
  • Can’t afford veterinary care?  There is a place now for you to turn.
  • Lincoln Hall had been in Rifles Street since the Civil War. Now torn down
  • Chicopee’s Delfo Barabani is this year’s Charles H. Tracy Award recipient.

Judy Matt, President of The Spirit of Springfield, reflects on 25 years of Springfield pride

Judy Matt, whom Mayor Sarno has referred to as “The First Lady of Springfield,” talks with Brad Shepard about the pancake breakfast, Bright Nights at Forest Park, the renovation of the Carriage House at the Barney Estate and so much more!

 

Meet West Springfield’s Nick Tokman… “Sunshine” on the hit Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch”

From Western Mass. to Alaska and the Bering Sea, Nick Tokman has realized his dream to sail into adventures on the high seas!

Hear the stories of a life of fishing, crabbing, and not just navigating dangerous open waters, but also navigating the unusual individuals comprising the crew.

Hear the story of the Frying Pan Man and more, and Nick’s long term goal to help Junior Achievement and the youth of Western Mass, in a conversation with Brad Shepard.

Mayor Sarno returns for “one on one” with Brad Shepard …….

…….The Mayor of Springfield kicks off his campaign for another term with a bang!

Dom Sarno joins Brad Shepard for an unflinching look at the road ahead, its challenges and potential.

Public safety, economic growth, the casino, manufacturing, community partnership with policing efforts and more!

Listen to the mayor in a very candid and open mode, as he details his plans for these issues, and more!

Brad Shepard Today May 21, 2015

  • Good news for consumers on your electric bill
  • Good news for drivers on your insurance
  • Do you know as much as your kids about “dabbing?”
  • Grilling season is underway

Brad Shepard Today May 20, 2015

  • Westfield police want the historical cemetery vandal(s)
  • Homicide upstages Mayor Sarno’s reelection bid and promise for public safety
  • Ice cream days are here!  Friendly’s $1.99 cones!
  • 12th Palmer school bomb scare
  • A 13-year-old Springfield boy needs help finishing a ramp
  • How do I get a job with MGM Springfield?

Brad Shepard Today May 19, 2015

Abudanza ristorante in Wilbraham closes

Another Palmer school system bomb scare

Longmeadow makes an effort to stem opioid addiction in the town

Busiest Memorial Day travel in Western Mass in a decade is possible

Gas prices are down

Brad Shepard today Monday May 18, 2015

A new scam exposed

Eversource’s Turtlepalooza!

Opioid addiction n takes over the town of Ware

Nick’s Nest in Holyoke celebrating ten years of awesome hot dogs

The last video rental store in the Pioneer Valley closes its doors…so long, Captain Video

Come on the road with Brad to Shakago Piano Bar downtown Springfield for the nominations as announced for this year’s community theater awards!  hear the actors and directors !

Brad Shepard Today Friday! May 15, 2015

Finn For Mayor in West Springfield

AAA adds RMV services in Hadley

Chicopee Police Captain charged

Suit Up Springfield!

Central High Marching Band heading to D.C.

Dakin Humane Society puppies and kitties

 

Outdoorsman and nature expert, Stan Tekiela-author of Birds of Massachusetts

As interviewed by Bernadette Duncan about local black bears, and backyard birds.

Brad Shepard Today May 14, 2015

Residents in Southampton insist you slow down!

Longmeadow schools change manner in which parents are notified of missing children!

Springfield Rotary’s one hundredth!

Chicopee’s king Kielbasa is back!

Adam Quenneville Roofing receives an honor!

Drunk bear-hunter update

Brad Shepard Today May 13, 2015

North Adams police are asking you please not to drink and go hunt bears

Gas prices up

Electric rates down

Which Springfield parking garage gets rebuilt?

A new police station wins Wilbraham resident approval

Brad Shepard Today Monday, May 11, 2015

Are Western Mass military bases changing their alert status?

Westfield Principal attacked by students

In South Hadley, mow your lawn…or else!

The Blessing of the Animals at Trinity Church

Brad Shepard Today May 8, 2015

We built a lovely home…but on the wrong property.

Palmer deals with school threats, as these threats start to pop up elsewhere.

The Saw Doctors come to Springfield, special guest Beth Ward has more!

East Longmeadow fireworks this summer in jeopardy…find out how one local business woman is working to save them!

 

 

Today, May 7, 2015

Is a preview of REAL summer weather headed our way?

Holyoke fighting back on the state takeover of its under-performing public schools

Palmer police feeling strain of school bomb scares

Lock your cars in Ludlow!

And an update on downtown casino construction traffic!

David Powers, author, Damnable Heresy, William Pynchon, The Indians, and the First Book Banned in Boston

Author David Powers has written a definitive and compelling book about the father of Springfield, William Pynchon.David comes to Springfield this month to speak, and to sign copies of his book.

But first he joins Brad on Pioneer Valley Radio for an in depth conversation about Pynchon’s life and times.