Brad Shepard Today September 2, 2015

  • BIG Y credit card overcharge
  • Brimfield antique fair app(!)
  • I-91 rehab, first phase – and still ‘bumpy.”
  • BEETLEJUICE outdoor screening in Northampton
  • Man identified as cause of “suspicious behavior” at Tower Theaters
  • New North End Citizen’s Council location

 

Brad Shepard Today September 1, 2015

Hottest weather of the summer

  • Heroin overdose victims candlelight vigil
  • Happier Valley Comedy Show
  • Two condemned homes due to animals and filth
  • Lauran Beluzo has a recording deal!
  • Springfield Museums buy Dr. Seuss’ boyhood home
  • Cooling centers open–here’s the list
  • Former Mayor Michael Bissonette explains his Ashley Madison debacle

 

Brad Shepard Today August 31, 2015

  • Hot summer weather ahead
  • Heath insurance costs UP
  • First day back to school in Holyoke
  • Chicopee car break-ins
  • Atkins Farms new store
  • Westminster water buffalo on the loose
  • Last weekend for a Touch of Garlic
  • Sci fi convention in Northampton
  • New Northampton police officers and promotions

Brad Shepard Today August 28, 2015

  • Beautiful weekend weather!
  • East Longmeadow major road work and detours
  • Keno in Wilbraham?
  • Back to school for teachers and students
  • Walmart is talking Christmas!

Brad Shepard Today August 27, 2015

  • Tea and hats at Chez Josef with Kris Allard
  • Spinning away at the Ride To Remember with Judy Matt
  • New rail today in Holyoke
  • Denny’s returns to Springfield
  • Driving the wrong way down the street in Ludlow
  • Behind the scenes at SHE LOVES ME in rehearsal now
  • School bus safety tips

 

 

 

Brad Shepard Today August 26, 2015

  • Water main break on Memorial
  • Last free summer movie night in Chicopee
  • The McWhopper?
  • Western Mass goes back to school
  • Holyoke former city employee to return salary to the city

 

Brad Shepard Today August 25, 2015

  • Amherst Break-ins
  • Puerto Rican Parade
  • First Citizen’s Police Academy in Chicopee
  • Armory Clock chimes again!

Brad Shepard Today Monday August 24, 2015

  • Mud slinging in Holyoke
  • Dress for Success big day for Western Mass women
  • Paul DiGrigoli cut-a-thon
  • Greenfield dog registration
  • The tomato festival

Brad Shepard Today Friday and the weekend, August 21, 2015

  • New TV program for Western Mass!
  • Bissonette  and the Ashley Madison website
  • Northampton violent pizza rage
  • Famous Western Mass restaurateur rescues another eatery
  • Rabies alert
  • New convenience store for Wilbraham

 

 

 

Brad Shepard Today Thursday August 20, 2015

  • AMTRAK rail service underway at the new station in Holyoke
  • The Avengers Movie comes to Chicopee…outdoors! And for free!
  • Greenfield group looks to ban plastic bags…up to the voters
  • Lt. gov. Karen Polito tours Springfield museums

Brad Shepard Today! August 19, 2015

  • Get married at the Big E, with a free wedding ceremony from McDonalds
  • Agawam town hall closure
  • Northampton water use restriction
  • Chicopee road work and traffic advisory
  • Holyoke veterans launch free classes to for veterans, taught by veterans
  • Lt. Gov. Karen Polito visits two Western Mass towns
  • Eversource installs “smart switches”

 

Brad Shepard Today Tuesday August 18, 2015

  • Heat wave continues
  • Cooling centers are opened, here is the list
  • Eversource/National Grid refund
  • I91 speed limit changes
  • Melha Shriners clambake
  • MRSA in Westfield
  • Springfield strip club mayhem

Brad Shepard Today! Monday August, 17, 2015

  • First heatwave of the summer
  • Cone zone; Holyoke
  • I 91 speed limit–coming down!
  • Pools, Springfield and Chicopee
  • Frankie the barber in Holyoke wants the kids to feel good for school–gave out free haircuts!
  • Berkshire cooking oil theft
  • Can you help our schools with computers and equipment for the kids this year?
  • Tax free weekend in Mass, tax free week, in CT

 

Brad Shepard Today! Weekend Edition August 14-16, 2015

  • Alcohol and rehab location ON HOLD
  • Two men arrested for littering (!) in Wilbraham
  • Dave Ratner receives national accolade
  • The “Knockout Game” in Springfield and Chicopee
  • Children work in public service projects….in camp!
  • Heating and cooling rebates from the Mass CEC!

 

Brad Shepard today! August 13, 2015

  • Mayoral candidate, Fran O’Connell said WHAT?!
  • Chicopee police about to add tasers
  • Lt. Gov Karyn Polito in Palmer for award to small business company
  • Monson road construction
  • Flahive building in Westfield must go to make way for new transportation center…hearings underway
  • West Springfield youngsters on road to success with Pathways To Prosperity
  • The “X” in Springfield about to get more congested

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! August 12, 2015

  • A piece of the Twin Towers comes to Ware
  • Sales Tax holiday-what’s taxed, and what is not
  • Eversource fined 10,000.00
  • North Adams social security fraud
  • Hardwick’s Sherry Patch gets town admin job in Sunderland
  • Will the next Belchertown Fair be the last?
  • Romito’s reflections, with guest, John Romito

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday in the Rain August 11, 2015

  • Wet weather and traffic update
  • Alcohol and rehab center for the North End-final decision
  • Soto is seventh candidate in Mayoral race in Springfield
  • New Dunkin donuts for Haydenville
  • Black Bear wanders Main Street in Wilbraham
  • Some agreements reached between Agawam and Agawam Motel
  • Two board of Health members in Holland–out!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday August 10, 2015

  • East Longmeadow road closures and traffic advisory
  • Alzheimers senior lost at downtown jazz festival-found
  • Lifeguard shortage in Chicopee…pool closed
  • First Purple Heart Trail in Western Mass, in Holyoke
  • Swimming season at Five Mile Pond–extended
  • Two East Longmeadow 15 year olds – arrested
  • Red Cross needs your help!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! August 7, 2015

  • MGM, the Gaming Commission, I91, and the extended opening date
  • Greenfield fire department–this time has to put the water out
  • Weekend jazz and soul downtown
  • Chicopee joining Springfield in moving the election date
  • Sarno extends the city pools
  • A favorite Forest Park restaurant…closing

Brad Shepard Today! August 6, 2015

  • East Longmeadow tutor and youth pastor arrested on sex assault charges
  • Baker signs sales tax free weekend into law
  • Stanley Park Garden Party update
  • Greenfield man giving crackers to children
  • DOT promises to Springfield and to MGM
  • Route 5 traffic advisory
  • Gorgeous weather!