Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Holiday parking lot melee.
Thanksgiving Day high school football schedule.
Black Friday MassMutual Center deals!!!
The Balloon Parade is coming!
Bright Nights switch on!
New Northampton speed limit proposed!
Former Westside Mayor Gibson is new Southampton Town Administrator.
Thanksgiving gas prices in Western Mass.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PETER PAN moves in!
The inside scoop on the Springfield weekend fire.
BRIGHT NIGHTS about to flip the switch for 2017!
WESTERN MASS. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE!
Packages left on porches MAY be stolen this season! Local Police Depts. are issuing warnings!
“Lucky” the famous lottery machine goes on tour!
Thoughts on the death of a mad man.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 20, 2017

FIRST GRINCH REPORT; Donation jar for the Westfield Boys and Girls Club SWIPED!
Holyoke Youth Football hopes for help to get them to New Jersey for the championship!
Class action suit accuses two major utilities of driving up rates.
Western Mass. colleges engage in tax loopholes.
Miss Western Mass. and Miss Pioneer Valley Scholarship Pageant!
Chicopee water main work from November into December – and traffic complications.
Holiday live performances!
Free Thanksgiving meals for military personnel and families in Holyoke.
– and, morning “LOL,” weather, word of the day, thought for the day and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend November 17, 2017

Local public school cancels induction of athlete with a Level 3 sex offender history.
UMass Amherst students taking advantage of Meningitis vaccine.
Ziggy the condemned St. Bernard update.
Riverfront Park proposed for Hampden.
Longmeadow’s walking school bus?
Horses visit teens at Sci-Tech!
Big Y’s new gas station in South Hadley!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, November 16, 2017

Chicopee City Hall rehab may come in at $10M.
Holiday Farmers Market coming!
Bright Nights time again! Find out what’s new!
Adam and Eve feel unwelcome in East Longmeadow!
Ludlow – the latest town to reject recreational marijuana.
Northampton students knit for a warmer winter for the homeless.
A moment with Michelle Wirth at Mercedes of Springfield.
A moment with Jordan Goodman, with a holiday retail prediction!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 15, 2017

Parking lot scam – may be coming this way… a heads up!
Downtown Springfield Hampden Bank Building for sale!
Meningitis contracted by second UMass Amherst student.
Balloon Wranglers wanted!
Regional law enforcement cracks down on Springfield prostitutes – and THEIR JOHNS!
… and the word of the day, thought for the day, morning LOL and the weather, too!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Opioid death rate in Western Mass is down.
Dunkin’ launches holiday coffee flavors!
Pynchon Park finally receives construction and restoration.
Lung Cancer Awareness Month with special guest Amy Liptak Caruso.
Brightside Angel time!
Western Mass gas prices are up.
Springfield Chamber “Pastries, Politics and Policies” series features new Secretary of Admin and Finance.
… and..your word of the day, thought for the day, weather, and morning LOL!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 13, 2017

Jury duty scam alert!
Some 91 exits reopen!
Injunction stops Rockwell paintings sale in the Berkshires.
Weekend power outages.
Springfield park named for fallen Springfield police officers.
Westfield Bombers receive national football honor!
“Jesus Christ Superstar” special screening, featuring singalong and cast members!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend November 10, 2017

UMass frats in hot water.
Hampden County Superior Courthouse renamed.
Medical Examiner’s offices state-wide having trouble keeping up with autopsies.
Giant Westfield sinkhole!
Spirit Airlines, now at Bradley, can get you to Florida one-way for as low as $44!
NO FIRST TIME dinner and event– opioid addiction awareness!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday November 9, 2017

Eversource wants to raise rates!
Ziggy the St. Bernard is back in jeopardy
Bay Path University named one of the ten best colleges in the state
1000 people expected in Amherst for the first “Half Marathon!”
Refurbished building provides new apartment rental opportunities in Chicopee!
Ten area McDonalds raise thousands for Hurrican Maria Puerto Rico relief
Longmeadow says NO to weed

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 8, 2017

Adult novelty store coming to East Longmeadow..a new kerfluffle in the town
New Cancer detection-treatment technology at Mercy Medical Center Sister Caritas Cancer Center
Marijuana Czar needed for the Commonwealth!
Christmas tree farmers welcome colder temperatures!
Greenfield man racks up 6th OUI
Caesar’s in Agawam to be torn down

Brad Shepard Today ! Tuesday November 7, 2017

Sexual misconduct causes Smith College theater to separate
State Police checkpoints coming up…
DA Gulluni tapped by the Governor!
Newly refurbished Cumberland Farms coming to Florence!
No Peeping Tom law in Greenfield, and a Peeping Tom..a bad combo
…and…the Thought For the Day, the Word of the Day,the weather and a Morning LOL!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 6, 2017

I’m back!
Finding humanity in the dark.
The Springfield Symphony has a new Executive Director!
Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will be the top balloon cop!
Yanking out the old toll booths – right on schedule!
People are leaving the Berkshires!
Sidewalk reconstruction begins today in Springfield – listen in and find out where!
Parking changes in Amherst!
“This is Your Court Day” at the Springfield courts.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend October 27, 2017

Ludlow nine-year-old tossed out of Pee Wee Football game for racial slur!
STCC organization presents college president with “no confidence” vote.
Paul Hogan wins citizenship award from the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Halloween, candy, the dentist, the troops overseas, veterans and prizes… all come together!
—-weather, traffic and much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday October 26, 2017

The Springfield IRS Help Center office closes.
Ziggy the St. Bernard’s death sentence commuted.
Warwick bans the pesticide Roundup.
Big Y raises $200,000 for Red Cross hurricane relief.
Holyoke Mall lizard arrest.
Ledges Golf Course in South Hadley having financial troubles.
Another ATM skimming device discovered – this time on Wilbraham Road
—much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 24, 2017

The fate of the Macy’s building at Eastfield Mall.
Free burritos for a year!!!
Western Mass. low income families paying hurtful bank costs.
Gas prices in Western Mass. – up or down? Listen in!
Five OUI arrests in one weekend in Amherst.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 23, 2017

Chicopee seniors can now get van service to shopping areas!
New liquor store in South Hadley!
Hampden police officer rescues 7 ‘Hamp and Holyoke police officers stranded in Georgia!
MA Air National Guard holds night training flights this week.
Baystate Health offering 3D mammography and more!
UMass student hit by a car on UMass campus still critical.
Local foundation working for addiction families.
Springfield traffic advisory for the entire week!
Another local K-9 police hero!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the Weekend, October 20, 2017

FRIENDLY’s announces an “across the board” price drop!
Palmer father of assaulted student prevented from speaking to the Palmer School Board.
“AFTER JULIET” at The Drama Studio.
700 cupcakes decorated for the Rays of Hope Walk.
East Longmeadow is proud of submarine Petty Officer Richard Greenberg.
Brightside Golf Classic raises $110,000 for families in need.
Longmeadow paving advisory.
18 month-old German Shepherd Finn begins his police training.