Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 26, 2021

Flags at half staff for those lost in the pandemic.

Vaccination appointments continue to be problematic: Governor Baker taken to task by legislators.

Holyoke DPW Superintendent, McManus explains delays in trash and recycling collection.

Springfield Mayor and Fire Commissioner announce a brand new emergency dispatch center.

Mayor Sarno asks State for assistance in setting up city vax sites.

Boston sports teams prepare for some limited attendance at games next month.

Mayor Alex Morse accepts a new job as Town Manager of Provincetown.

Mr. Potato Head receives a new “gender neutral name.”

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 26, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 25, 2021

West Springfield Police look for help from the public on a “hit and run.”

Mayor Sarno congratulates a local author on his published book.

Altitude Trampoline Park comes to The Holyoke Mall.

Hampshire County develops two new vaccination sites.

Springfield Police officers retire.

Westfield State University freezes undergraduate tuition for 2021-22.

Mayor Sarno dedicates Habitat For Humanity House to Springfield Family.

Mayor Sarno welcomes the new Jewish Community Center executive Director.

Holyoke works to protect and expand the city’s trees.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Springfield Symphony Cellist, Emily Taubl has an invitation.

Monson Chief of Police, Steve Koslowski, Magic Lantern shooting.

Margaret Tantillo,  Dress For Success, “My Strong Suit”

Congressman Richard Neal on the stimulus package progress.

Governor Baker with a brief comment on the vaccination appointment website.

The “Hands-Free Driving Law” is one year old! A refresher.

Holyoke Creative Arts Center offering courses in painting and sewing.

Mayor Sarno dedicates a Habitat For Humanity House to a family.

West Springfield Police look for the public to help ID  a vehicle.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Kevin Kousch of “Formal Attire” plans to reopen after Cancer recovery.

Tara Satowsky is preparing to open “Wickedly Wild Waffles” in Westfield

Mark Auerbach’s ArtsBeat report.

Western Mass gas prices are up.

Chicopee man is a million dollar winner in the Mass Lottery.

Springfield Rescue Mission needs some certain grocery items.

Pittsfield City Hall reopens today.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 22, 2021

Ubora Award nominations at the Springfield Museums.

Supermarket Appreciation Day

Red Cross Blood supplies depleted by Winter weather.

Vaccine appointments could be delayed by a month.

Longmeadow dog licenses now available.

Chicopee Police Chief retires.

Red Rose Pizzeria schedule change.

Enfield Police Department advise  recent phone scams.

TSA job opportunities!

Comcast decides the time is not right,

Mass State Police offer kids safety video, “Into The Cloud.”

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 22, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, February 19, 2021

Online registration for 65+ vaccination a fiasco. Governor Baker furious.

Pittsfield confirms its “police reform bill.”

Mayor Sarno tours the Symphony Hall renovations.

Springfield Symphony offers an Orchestral Appreciation course.

Mayor Sarno hosts a virtual public hearing for Comcast license renewal.

Internet service in Chicopee grows neighborhood by neighborhood.

The RMV presents, “Check Ya Stickah!”

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, February 19, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 18, 2021

R.I.P. Rush Limbaugh.

Springfield Symphony Orchestra’s online series.

Mayor Sarno and other officials tour Symphony Hall’s renovations.

Spirit of Springfield’s next event.

Vaccination appointments now available for those 65 and older.

USA Today names Bradley International as one of the 10 best airports in the nation!

Springfield Museums month long celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

Providence Behavioral Health Hospital has been sold.

Tree House Brewing Company hosts a vaccine clinic.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Good news for struggling homeowners.

Springfield Fire Commissioner, B.J. Calvi on ice safety.

Springfield Police Commissioner on protecting seniors.

Encouragement for local businesses, from Springfield Chief Development Officer, Tim Sheehan.

Freedom Credit Union asking for donations for The Gift of Warmth drive.

Sbarro at Ingleside reopens in March.

Mayor Sarno’s message on the passing of Frank Langone.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February

Mayors against antisemitism.

ArtsBeat Reporter, Mark Auerbach.

Gas prices in Western Mass, up again.

Governor Baker frustrated at vaccine shortage for Mass.

Valley Blue Sox sign a new head coach!

Fake 20.00 bills passed in Adams.

Eastfield Mall testing site closed today.

Framingham Police locate missing Gelato shop owner.

Longmeadow  volunteer group steps in to help distribute vaccine doses.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 15, 2021

Happy Chinese New Year!

Mayor Sarno’s tribute to the Late S. Prestley Blake.

Johnson Memorial Hospital Tribute to S. Prestley Blake.

Springfield and AMR sets up a Covid testing site in Indian Orchard.

Springfield extends deadline for Requests for Proposals for Host Community Agreements.

Wilbraham Fire Department cancels annual open house.

Western Mass communities at high risk for Covid continue to improve.

Belchertown Animal Control announces a “pet food pantry.”

Chicopee Police Department promotes two officers.

South Hadley residents have Covid vaccine appointments in Amherst.

Seniors urged have an accompanying “caregiver” during vaccinations.

Presidents Day in Massachusetts!

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 15, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday February 12, 2021

A cheeseburger for a quarter!

Governor Baker warns those who are soliciting seniors to take them to a vaccination site.

SABIS International Charter School students achieve academic excellence.

Mayor Sarno celebrates Washington’s Birthday.

Springfield reopens the Cyr Arena.

MGM Springfield reopens certain eateries in March.

Ice safety report.

Steps For Stawasz.

New vaccination point in East Longmeadow.

Charlton Police Department Valentine’s Day message.

Agawam researches town internet alternatives to Comcast.

Valentines Day in the Covid era.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday February 12, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 11, 2021

Library Lovers Month.

GoFundMe page for the Late Chris Thibault.

Latest MRI services offered at Mercy Medical Center.

The (Little) Big Broadcast!

Peter Pan Bus Lines helps fight Covid with mobile testing/vaccination stations.

Storrowton Museum brings back “Steam Tours!”

New Mass highways exit numbering completed.

The Mayor and others thank Eastman Chemical Company for the 1000 desks for Springfield public school students.

The Mayor presides at the Mass 211 Day ribbon cutting ceremony.

The Hidden Landscape Project video story series.

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 10, 2021

National Safer Internet Day.

Mayor Sarno announces improvements to vaccination distribution.

Jordan Goodman on “flash mob investing.”

Eastfield Mall ordered to get seniors into the mall and out of the cold for vaccination.

Vaccination phone con.

Ongoing search for missing Aidan Blanchard.

West Springfield’s new Chief of Operations.

Mass State Police reminder: clear the snow from your vehicle!

R.I.P. Mary Wilson (an original Supreme).

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Fire Commissioner of Springfield, B.J. Calvi

Public Safety notes from Springfield Police Deputy Chief, Steven Kent.

ArtsBeat Reporter, Mark Auerbach.

Gas prices-up!

Former State Senator announces for Governor!

Amherst Board of Health emergency order.

Bay Path University celebrates Black History Month

MassHire virtual career counseling event.

For sale: Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory.

Enfield Police K-9 Officer locates a stolen vehicle.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 8, 2021

R.I.P. George Shultz.

Springfield tax bills mailed out. Residents encouraged to pay online.

Springfield Symphony winter events.

Greenfield Public Library, “Blind Date With A Book”

UMass Amherst now at “high risk.”

Springfield City Council Ward 1 (one) vacancy.

Chicken wings.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 8, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 5, 2021

The Food Bank, and Andrew Morehouse.

Jeremy Rodriguez, arranging lodging for homeless.

Bill Stetson of the Rumbleseat Bar and Grille, Chicopee.

Governor Baker extends the capacity for certain businesses.

CVS offers vaccinations at 18 locations throughout the state.

Westfield million dollar lottery winner.

Mayor Sarno presents downtown smoke shop with a proclamation!

Western Mass communities in the Covid “red zone.”

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 5, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 4, 2021

Mayor Sarno and AMR thank MGM Springfield for a heated tent and lunches.

Governor Baker remarks on the progress of vaccinations at Fenway Park.

Mayor Sarno reads a proclamation designating “School Counseling Week” in Springfield.

Sheriff Nick Cocchi works on navigating COVID-19 vaccine.

Cutting-edge cardiac implant at Trinity Health Of New England.

Easthampton offering rental assistance for those affected by COVID-19

Mayor Sarno and Helen Caulton-Harris establish a Mason Square testing site.

PEEPS are coming back!

MSPCA has rescued goats and is offering them for sale!

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 4, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Groundhog’s proclamation.

Dr. Mark Keroack warns against Super Bowl party gatherings.

State Senator Adam Gomez says goodbye to the Springfield City Council.

Springfield Museums present the second edition of “This Is Us Portraiture.”

Massachusetts hunters kill record numbers of black bears.

Clear the snow off your vehicle – or you could be fined.

Hal Holbrook dead at 95; career began in Holyoke.

Agawam public hearing on fences has been rescheduled.

Greenfield Community Policing’s virtual meeting rescheduled.

Health care providers will be flown to the Super Bowl as guests of the Kraft family.

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Fred Gore and the Historic Westfield Virtual Tour.

ArtsBeat Reporter Mark Auerbach.

Wells Fargo and Common Capital aid businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Governor offers rescheduling for vaccine appointments.

February is American Heart Month in Western Mass.

Gas prices – up.

Groundhog Day!

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 1, 2021

Snowmageddon!

Springfield City Library helps with vaccination booking appointments.

Mayor Sarno and Rep. Bud Williams celebrate Black American Heritage.

Cold weather frozen pipes warning.

West Springfield looking for COVID-19 test site call center volunteers.

Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day celebration in virtual presentation.

Holyoke parking ban.

West Springfield Council on Aging working on returning vaccine phone messages.

Bing Art Center for sale.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 1, 2021
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