Brad Shepard Today! Thursday November 19, 2015

  • MGM Springfield still has support of the unions
  • Denise Walker promoted to Senior VP Country Bank!
  • Salvation Army Holyoke looking for Thanksgiving and Christmas volunteers
  • Westfield High principal escorted from school?
  • Zanetti School closes achievement gap

PIONEER VALLEY RADIO CRIME BEAT;

  1. Grey Goose shoplifter
  2. Mardis Gras customer-unwilling to leave

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 18, 2015

  • Flu shots at Baystate
  • Pre-school Yoga in East Longmeadow
  • Ludlow fights opioid epidemic
  • Honors for Springfield Central High marching band
  • History making donation to Westfield State
  • Fort Hill Road Noise battle still on in Easthampton
  • MGM Springfield explanation
  • Pastafarians?  Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster?

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 17, 2015

  • Special guest; Jordan Goodman, Western Mass money!
  • Spike in Opioid abuse and overdose
  • Hampden woman breaks into Wilbraham home
  • City Council votes on Jersey Barriers
  • Want to be a balloon wrangler?  The Spirit of Springfield wants to hear from you!
  • Springfield shoplifter loses pants in courtroom

Brad Shepard Today! Monday November 16, 2015

  • Westfield State University holds vigil for Paris
  • Local family raises awareness for lung cancer with Light In White for Lung Cancer Awareness with special guest; Amy Liptak Caruso
  • Heroin overdoses in Amherst, Ludlow and Springfield
  • Deadly Heroin batch in Western Mass
  • Inside the “green room” at Man Of La Mancha in Broad Brook, CT with special guest, Erica Romeo

Brad Shepard Today! November, Friday the 13th, 2015 and Weekend Wrap-Up!

  • MAN OF LA MANCHA opening night
  • Suit Up Springfield !  Bow Ties and Beers, tonight! Special guest; Alphonso Santaniello
  • Author Ellen Stimson coming to the Log Cabin; “An Old Fashioned Christmas” and cookie contest!
  • GUS AND PAUL’s Sumner Avenue building and land, up for auction
  • Cocchi for Sheriff campaign reported to OCPF
  • Goodwill embezzler
  • Nurse impostor

 

Brad Shepard Today! November 11, 2015 Veteran’s Day!

Salute to Veteran’s Day 2015 in Western Mass!

  • What’s opened and what’s closed
  • 89 mph on I-91 in Longmeadow with 3 OUIs
  • Search is on for new Belchertown police Chief
  • State Senator wants a moose hunting season

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 10, 2015

  • Union Station getting closer to opening
  • Major Latin Kings arrests
  • Holyoke Mall women robbed in the afternoon
  • 25 restaurants participating in Veteran’s Day discounts and specials!  Hear the list!
  • Man of La Mancha about to open in CT. Rarely produced and seen!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday November 9, 2015

  • Socks for Seniors!
  • Springfield shooting; food delivery person killed
  • Mayor wants 1 am curfew for bars and restaurants in Springfield
  • Mayor fires three members of the Historical Commission
  • Detours today and through the week!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the Weekend Round Up November 6, 2015

  • Col. John Driscoll Springfield Veteran of the Year
  • TWISTER made in East Longmeadow – makes National Toy Hall of Fame
  • Northampton Water Treatment Plant named after James Dostal
  • Montague boiling water due to E. coli problems
  • Haydenville woman indicted for alleged looting of Social Security
  • Holyoke woman escapes airborne wooden post!
  • Ludlow man attempts strangulation over mayo
  • Bax and O’Brien celebrate 20 years on stage live at City Stage

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday November 5, 2015

  • Mike Roeder-the new Mayor of Westfield…for ten minutes–
  • Newly minted city councilors are a bit dazed but happy
  • Bissonnette arraigned
  • Springfield’s’ aggressive panhandlers problem
  • THE ODD COUPLE comes to Wilbraham
  • Panera Bread sets the hens free–Starbucks not far behind

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 4, 2015

Western Mass elections at a glance…who won, and who didn’t

  • Getting darker earlier=danger for pedestrians
  • Around the region;
  • Beer and Wings, and the Pats at Sophia’s!
  • Bax and O’Brien celebrate their 20th at City Stage

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 3, 2015

SPECIAL ELECTION DAY EDITION!

  • Featuring last minute appeals from candidates for various offices!
  • Election day information handbook
  • Western Mass shoplifters and counterfeiters—(and we will even throw in a goat)

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 2, 2015

  • Tainted Halloween candy
  • Springfield Homicide victim # 15
  • Holiday season — how much will you spend?
  • Montague woman…4th OUI arrest
  • Race to watch; West Springfield Mayoral

Brad Shepard Today! Halloween Edition and Weekend Wrap-Up

  • How did Western Mass react to the War of The Worlds radio panic? (Thank you to Ray Kelley)
  • East Longmeadow car vs. Agawam house
  • Springfield candy bar thief
  • Northampton pumpkin burial

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday October 29, 2015

  • Eversource electric bills up this winter (but how much?)
  • Library Park renovations complete in Holyoke!
  • Charlie Baker in the city
  • Top level MGM execs make pilgrimage to Springfield
  • Flooded areas from yesterday and last night!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday October 28, 2015

  • Tekoa Mountain rescue!
  • Greenfield food co-op embezzler
  • Official Mass state cupcake, born in Springfield!
  • Springfield bar coke bust includes 340 lbs of bouncer
  • Western Mass witch, sues warlock

Brad Shepard Today Tuesday October 27, 2015

The Junior Achievement of Western Mass’ Stock Market Challenge is back!

–with special guest, Jen Connolly, Exec Dir. Junior Achievement of Western Mass

  • Halloween parties and festivals around the region
  • The Agawam Family Cinema finally opens!
  • MGM Springfield and the city, a lover’s quarrel?

Brad Shepard Today, Monday October 26, 2015

  • Old eyeglasses wanted by the West Springfield Lions
  • Holyoke Canal Walk
  • I-91 road closures
  • Brewer Young mansion eviction update
  • Hollywood filming at the Quabbin?
  • Debate crashers in Chicopee?