Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 16, 2018

Deerfield Police lure starving dog with beef jerky.
Competitive eating champ Joey Chestnut returns to the Big E!
Mercy Medical Center receives the American Heart Association’s Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Springfield Regional Chamber presenting a forum on the rising cost of health care.
A day at the Sheriff’s Picnic (with special guest Michael Harrison).

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 13, 2018

Springfield man jailed for hurting cats – for the second time.
New locations for small-batch beer and food downtown.
Chicopee business helps a family in need.
Richard Neal has competition in the primary.
Governor Baker authorizes automatic voter registration through the RMV, and MassHealth.
Springfield Police protect the safety of a dog running along I-291.
David C. Henry new board chair of the Big E!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sobriety checkpoints from the Mass. State Police this weekend.
Morgan Horse Show at the Big E is canceled.
Spinning for The Ride To Remember in downtown Springfield today!
Meet Tara Kozub, a Western Mass homemaker and business woman.
Registration for Big E races!
Sales tax holiday – just in time for “back to school” supplies.
Fran Beaulieu carries on a family tradition.
Eversource warns you of an “Eversource” phone scam.
Authentic old Aerosmith van found in Western Mass. woods.
Brad in concert in West Springfield tonight!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Big E plans a great “Collector Car Live” show!
The entire Blandford Police Department quits.
Drunken father-to-be arrested at his baby shower.
West Nile Virus threat level UP for many Western Mass. towns!
Western Mass. Police Chiefs Association says many want to be police officers, and applications are piling up!
Massachusetts not passing hand-held cell phone ban!
Burnett Road in Chicopee remains a mess, and drivers are fed up!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Want to play a mob guy in a new Mark Wahlberg film?
Springfield accepting bids to build its first “roundabout” at Six Corners.
Equine virus found in a horse recently at a show at the Big E.
Back-to-school time: children’s health, sleep and flu shots.
Ludlow man dies from his injuries in a boating accident.
Mass. gas prices inching up – again!
Brad in concert in Chicopee tonight at Aldenville Commons!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 19, 2018

Northampton Housing Authority rescinds ban on window air conditioners in two apartment buildings.
Hampden County 4-H Fair at the Big E.
West Springfield bans non-essential water use!
Athol Police Chief and former FBI agent placed on leave; no one is saying why.
Ware is making some baby car seats available to those in need!
Richie Mitnick and Friends with a free concert tonight at Storrowton in West Springfield.
4-H Club Scavenger hunt!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Court Square benches finally replaced!
New medical personnel at Mercy Medical Center.
Storrowton needs volunteers!
Longtime Register of Deeds Donald Ashe dead at 83.
Haviland Pond now reopened after an E. Coli issue.
Bluetooth skimming device found in a Springfield gas-pump.
Jordan Goodman – on the economy!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Big E concert info – Casting Crowns will be part of the lineup!
Police warn about illegal fireworks.
“Star Spangled Springfield” at Blunt Park this year! With Judy Matt.
Agawam students are now officially off for the summer – one week later than all other districts.
Forest Park pool opens Saturday; Five Mile Pond opens too.
First summer heat on the way!
Retired City Councilor Clodo Concepcion writes autobiography.
Mt. Tom Power Plant to be demolished.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Major drug bust for the West Springfield Police.
Westfield police officer on motorcycle struck by motorist.
Peter Pan Bus Lines expansion!
Homeless cats from Virgin Islands offered as rescue cats for adoption.
AMC Theaters five dollar movie tickets.
Scuffle at the Big E; Connecticut senior punched in the face by unknown assailant.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 2, 2017

RIP Monty Hall and Anne Jeffreys
Southampton veterinarian rescues a horse from the second floor of a barn fire.
Auto inspection laws have changed.
Alberta Howard celebrates her 105th! The Mayor and others on hand.
Elmcrest Country Club fire – again!
Big E winds down, breaking attendance records!
Chicopee Parks and Rec Dept., offering vouchers for purchase to all Springfield Thunderbird games.
The state is auctioning off abandoned jewelry.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 25, 2017

Big E Cheeseburger Eating Competition winner identified!
New Reverend for St. John’s Lutheran Church, Westfield.
Big E sets attendance records for Saturday!
Agawam and Westfield folks clean up their rivers!
Out of Darkness Walk – supporting suicide prevention.
Taste of South Holyoke!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Lisa Ziegert’s alleged killer identified and arrested!
Big E Roller Coaster rescue.
TOYS “R” US in danger of bankruptcy.
Holyoke native wins Emmy!
New words for the dictionary from Merriam-Webster.
Bright Nights 5k Road Race an immediate sell-out!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 18, 2017

Billy Demolition Norris, Princess Pancake, and the Swollen Colon, among many others are coming to the Big E to square off in the Big E White Hut cheeseburg eating contest!
Gill Police Chief put on paid admin leave, retires, after domestic abuse charge
SmartPhone Trivia contest for Holyoke Schools
—-much more!

Brad Shepard Today – Friday and the weekend, August 11, 2017

Former Holyoke Deputy Treasurer heroin trafficking charge.
Big E Big 5K Road Race
Marijuana recreational use and the law – driving while high… no.
The Hill says no Mass. sales tax holiday this year.
Missing llama found!
THE WEEKEND! Food and music!
(CORRECTION: The Thirsty Mind is located in South Hadley.)

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 8, 2017

Holyoke City Councilor found guilty of drunk driving.
Chicopee offers help to first-time home buyers!
The Big E goes big for country music this year!
Sheriff Cocchi’s FIRST annual picnic!
Westfield Air Show!
Springfield Rescue Mission van vandalized.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pynchon Park in Springfield becomes a police substation!

Keilbasa Festival close-up with Tom Keilbania Jr.

New candidate for Mayor of Southampton

Noho is named “Best Small Town In Mass!”

Westfield Firefighters make a five year-old’s dream come true!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! September, 2016

Which Springfield restaurant goes away after forty years? Which ride at the Big E stranded people up in the air?  The Springfield man did what outside the downtown Salon?  Find out right now with Brad!  Also, this week’s moose on the loose comes to you from Chicopee, a bomb squad alert in East Longmeadow, and get the weekend guide to events, festivals, concerts and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend September 23, 2016

Are you really registered to vote?  Are you sure? Blighted Bay Street building to go down, an injury at the Big E, a grant for Holyoke firefighters, and a jam packed weekend rundown of everything happening in the region!  Concerts, plays, fairs, we have it all!  Listen to it with Brad right now!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 16, 2016

From the opening of the Big E, to traffic checkpoints, Jill Stein, the heyday of Rock and Roll, Thunderbird Thursdays in Springfield, the change in the age for legal tobacco sales in Northampton, and Cat On A Hot Tin roof….your craft fair and event packed weekend is here!  On Brad Shepard Today! Listen here!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Discount Big E tix!
  • Westfield good Samaritans aids flood victims
  • Angelo Puppolo and the Wilbraham Senior Fair
  • Flint the cat rescued!
  • Live at Mario’s Cafe Ambience