Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 20, 2021

NLRB files a complaint against the SSO.
Dakin Humane Society flies missions to New Orleans to care for hurricane victim animals.
Springfield provides more money to mortgage help programs.
Neev Blume now Springfield’s Cannabis Compliance Coordinator.
Mercy Medical staff changes.
Traffic notes for Monday.
First Big E weekend busy!
Animal rights activists protest the Big E.
Million dollar lottery winner!
Chicopee reopens Covid testing site.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 20, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday September 17, 2021

Masks required in West Springfield (and the Big E).
Center Square Grill wins multiple Reader Raves awards!
Agawam Officer Ric Riccio retires after 30 years.
Mass House Rep David Nangle to go to jail.
RIP Longmeadow Police Captain Stephen Conboy.
Springfield Public Schools partner with vaccination clinics.
Eversource scam alert.
Mayor Sarno and Helen Caulton Harris urge vaccinations and masks due to surge.
Community Cleanup of Watershops Pond.
More calls for the end of the Springfield Courthouse.
U.S. Naturalization Ceremony on the grounds of the Springfield Armory today.
Westfield Eversource Scam (part 2).

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday September 17, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 16, 2021

Forest Park Concert tonight moves location due to weather.
Cummington goes “mask mandate.”
Special Guest Bruce Landon holds “Tammy Jacobson – Landon I Can Hear You Now Comedy Night Fundraiser.”
3 Young individuals chairing the Covid 19 Vaccination Youth Council sub-committee announced.
Yom Kippur ongoing.
Hispanic Heritage Month in Holyoke.
Springfield Museums postpone Ubora Awards.
Springfield Public Health Nurses Association agrees to Merit Bonus Pay.
Ludlow, mask game changer, will not insitute a mask order.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Masks required in Greenfield.
East Longmeadow Lions Citizen of the Year.
Jordan Goodman on Infrastructure and jobs.
Big E Opening Day getting ready! Entertainers, food and tickets!
South Hadley High making progress with its mold issue.
Amherst College President steps down after 11 years.
Six Flags needs monsters!
Mattoon Street Arts Festival a big success.
Dakin Humane recieves a grant for spay/neuter services.
Mayor Sarno recommends hazard pay for certain Springfield Public School personnel.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Springfield mask mandate now in effect.
Will other communities follow on the mask mandate?
Mark Auerbach’s Arts Beat Report.
Mayor Sarno and National Emergency Preparedness Month
East Longmeadow finds first mosquito positive for West Nile Virus.
Springfield’s Hispanic American Library offers an Hispanic Literacy Program.
Mayor Sarno on a “Mayors Forum” today.
National Preparedness Month Week # 3.
East Longmeadow town wide water main inspection.
Governor Baker has National Guard driving some Mass city school buses.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 13, 2021

Springfield returns to mandatory mask requirements…today.
Bright Nights 5K Road Race is back!
Mayor Sarno and other officials recognize National Emergency Preparedness Month.
South Hadley High School remains closed as a efforts continue to fix mold issues.
Holyoke Children’s Museum celebrates their 40th birthday!
Longmeadow Pride hosted its first Pride Celebration!
“Glendi Express” a huge success!
Franklin County Fair in Greenfield.
Greenfield Soap Box Derby!

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 13, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, September 10, 2021

Mayor Sarno announces the new mask mandate for Springfield.
A special message from Congressman Richard Neal on the occasion of the 911 attacks.
Western Mass entrepreneur, Lynn van der Leeden.
The downtown Springfield courthouse has been reopened, but the Sheriff and the DA are not sending anyone there…yet.
Springfield Museum’s “Silly Seussical Celebration!”
Mercy Medical Center receives an award for the 8th year in a row.
An online ad attacks the Governor.
Today is Greek Independence day In Springfield. The Mayor raises the flag and issues a proclamation.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, September 10, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 9, 2021

Mayor Sarno and members of the City Council comment on the merit bonuses.
Governor Baker says no remote learning!
The Registry offers new services this month.
Mayor Sarno salutes the DAR, Mercy Warren chapter.
West Springfield Mayor Will Reichelt cuts the ribbon at Cooks State Park.
Pat Sullivan and others dedicate a tree planting to The Late Frank Langone.
Floyd Patterson concert for tonight moves inside the tent at the Barney Carriage House.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 9, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Mayor Sarno fires back at members of the Council over merit bonuses.
The Springfield September 11 Remembrance. With special guest, Judy Matt.
Russell racks up 160 traffic citations in one weekend.
Controlled burn scheduled for Monson.
No Mega Millions or Powerball winners for months.
Greenfield’s “Officer Donut” is on the mend!
Gas prices are up!
Mayor Sarno continues his citywide listening tour re special funding.
Amherst Block Party canceled.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, September 8, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 7, 2021

RIP Willard Scott.
Arts Beat Reporter, Mark Auerbach.
Week 2 of National Preparedness Month.
Springfield 911 Memorial.
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the “Dream Court” at Calhoun Park.
Early Canada Goose hunting season is underway
Holyoke Fire Department air and water rescues.
Mayor Sarno’s Rosh Hashanah greeting.
West Springfield Mayor, Will Reichelt presents a big check to the Boys and Girls Club of West Springfield.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday September 3, 2021

Statewide power outages over the last 24 hours.
Springfield 911 Monument and 911 Ceremony.
Lower end of Forest Park closed due to flooding.
Mayor Sarno and other officials kick off the start of the Stone Soul Festival.
Connecticut State Trooper dies after being swept away by flood waters in Woodbury.
Private plane crashes into a Farmington office building.
RIP Former Springfield Park Chief, Joe Luvera.
MassDOT closes a West Brookfield bridge.
The Labor Day weekend.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday September 3, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 2, 2021

A message from MEMA.
A message from the Spirit of Springfield.
Tonight’s Forest Park Concert relocated inside the tent at The Barney Carriage House.
Chicopee Police investigating Center Street shooting.
Mold issues now confront regional schools.
An Agawam bridge closing.
Williamstown Police officer has a photo of Hitler in his locker.
Time for many residents to close their pools.
Two 100,000 Mass Cash winners!

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 2, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday September 1, 2021

Governor Baker comments on Springfield’s moldy courthouse.
Three Rivers Water Department lifts boil water order.
Here comes Pumkin Spice Bud Lite Hard Seltzer.
Mayor Sarno joins Gray House at Hot Table in Tower Square to raise funds.
Mayor Sarno wins for the 8th time!
Fewer business trips may result in losses for the hospitality industry.
CDC warns against dropping Covid 19 precautions over the holiday weekend.
Louisisana evacuated cats land in Mass and are up for adoption.
Shredding event from the East Longmeadow PTO.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday September 1, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The NLRB lodges a complaint against the Springfield Symphony.

Mark Auerbach’s Arts Beat Report.

Springfield creates a new webpage for a new department.

Springfield expands its mask policy.

Two men arrested digging up Holyoke’s dinosaur tracks.

Mayor Sarno and a sneaker giveaway for “back to school.”

West Springfield’s grand opening of Cook’s Skate Park.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, August 31, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 30, 2021

Springfield Police create public service announcement for school safety.

Mayor Sarno and state reps support an amendment to reappoint judges every 5 years.

Mayor Sarno and other officials visit local schools on the first day.

East Longmeadow votes to join other communities on an indoor mask mandate.

Northampton begins work and closure on the Meadow Street bridge.

Two former Agawam educators vie in the next Mayoral election.

Lane closures 1-91 east and west in Blandford and Lee.

Wilbraham Police arrest two individuals on outstanding warrants as they visit the station to arrange bail for a juvenile.

September 4, Pandemic Unemployment ends for more than 300,000 in the state.

RIP “Lou Grant” (Ed Asner).

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 30, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday! August 27, 2021

Amherst Fair on now!

Cummington Town Fair is back.

Mayor Sarno buys his Thunderbirds season tickets.

Mark Auerbach reports from Jacob’s Pillow in Beckett.

Springfield “Trailer Trash” concert has been rescheduled.

Matoon Street Arts Festival is back after a Covid hiatus.

Final Mass Vax Millions winners!

Gas prices headed up again toward Labor Day.

Frankllin County Pride Parade scheduled for September!

…of masks and mandates….

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday! August 27, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 26, 2021

DA, Gulluni evacuates his staff from the Springfield Courthouse.

Massive Chicken Salad recall.

Springfield Museums announce the Ubora and Ahadi Award ceremonies.

Mayor Sarno’s citywide listening tour continues.

AAA advises do not hang masks from your rearview mirror.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 26, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Holyoke Soldiers Home initial hearing.

Mark Auerbach reviews “Tiny Beautiful Things.”

Beacon Hill mandates masks for K-12 kids this school year.

“Spirit Halloween” now open at the Holyoke Mall.

2 Amherst swimming holes close.

Springfield opens cooling centers.

Three Rivers water boil order in effect due to E Coli.

Mass State Police report a phone scam.

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 25, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Monson speeder caught for the 10th time.

Mayor Sarno returns to his live Covid updates.

Mark Auerbach’s Arts Beat report.

Two West Springfield Police officers are sworn in.

Ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Brightwood/Lincoln School

Blandford Fair cancels for 2021

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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