Brad Shepard Today! Monday March 5, 2018

AIC Hockey beats Niagara! Springfield Thunderbirds lose to Charlotte Checkers.
The Chicopee Hu Ke Lau is closing!!!
Holyoke retirement party for “Dobbin,” the Yankee Pedlar’s wooden horse (he will reside at the Holyoke Merry Go Round).
“Blarney Blowout” at UMass stays relatively under control.
Hadley Police officers now equipped with Naloxone.
JC Penney announces job cuts.
Nor’easter damage.
Northampton potholes.
Big Y donates bags of food to Lorraine’s Kitchen and others!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 8, 2018

Ludlow Police end a shoplifting spree.
Tips for YOUR protection in this weather.
Big name concerts slated for the region!
Holyoke High School merger!
Home robbed while family attends funeral.
No skiing at Blandford for the month.
DUNKIN’ cuts back on food and drink items.
Car vs. Lowes.
Agawam Mayor, Councilors, and School Committee sworn in!

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! 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 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 3, 2017

Chicopee woman arrested, jailed, and breaks bed.
Governor Baker spends 17.1 million on Complete Streets… and the repairs are coming to your town!
Big Y Pharmacy and Wellness Centers now will sell overdose reversal medications without prescriptions!
Springfield Mayor Sarno holds an Italian flag raising ceremony in honor of Italian Heritage Month
—much more!

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, Friday and the weekend, August 25, 2017

Hampden’s Officer Bill Joy retires after four decades!
Kindergarten kids get a “meet and greet.”
Power Ball winner in Chicopee!
Governor’s Council approves new judges for Western Mass.
Buckland gets an anonymous $500,000 gift!
Donate your used eclipse glasses in Northampton!
THE WEEKEND! Music and fairs and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday June 22, 2017

Walsh makes reelection bid!
Easthampton woman a JEOPARDY contestant!
Bagel shop gets a Big Y 3-month reprieve
Movies In The Parks!
Westfield Boys and Girls Club road races!
Burger King’s new shake!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wilbraham says “no” to weed–again!

Four men on a hammock–tied to a chimney–fire dept and hospital is next

All about the Keilbasa!!!!  K-Fest time at the Big E!

Kevin Whitehead, on your air conditioning!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 18, 2016

Don’t fall asleep in your parked car—especially if you have a pot plant in there with you!  Did you know Mass. has a ‘White Cane” law? Did you know how it works?  The Red Cross would like some help with platelets, and the Big Y is helping Hurricane Matthew victims…it’s all right here with Brad!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday September 1, 2016

  • Cocchi said WHAT?! (allegedly)
  • BIG Y getting BIGGER!
  • Two separate Springfield million dollar lottery winners!
  • Festivals, and more electronic tolling info!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday August 8, 2016

  • BIG Y AND COMM MUSIC SCHOOL “PLAY IT FORWARD”
  • -collecting new and used musical instruments!
  • PLANE OVERSHOOTS RUNWAY AT NOHO AIRPORT
  • FREE MOVIE NIGHT IN CHICOPEE
  • RABIES OUTBREAK IN SHEFFIELD WORST IN 25 YEARS
  • –so much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • Tornado, or no tornado?
  • Pokemon and trespassing
  • Sheriff’s free-for-all
  • Obie’s Playground dedication in Southampton

—community happenings and comment!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 30, 2016

  • Inside the East Longmeadow board of Selectman meeting; (A town gathers to watch a local government continue slow motion self-destruction)
  • Ludlow call for election recount
  • All clear at the Chicopee BIG Y

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and …Weekend Round Up, March 4, 2016

  • RIP Captain Joseph Wilk Jr.
  • U S Navy Band, and Sci-Tech high students perform at Symphony hall
  • The Waterfront Tavern’s makeover and reopening
  • Weekend Round Up!   Much to see, hear and do!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 22, 2016

  • Camille Cosby Springfield depostiion
  • West Warren man tears up traffic ticket, and is charged with littering
  • Belchertown folks have breakfast on the Belchertown Fire Dept.
  • Lead paint from I-91 project now falling on drivers. top level parking off limits
  • Navy Band returns to Symphony Hall w/ special guest, Judy Matte

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday January 5, 2016

  • Arctic temps! Frostbite and frozen pipes warnings and info!
  • Sarno’s inauguration, and warning to criminals
  • Powerball 400 mill jackpot
  • Top hat and trench coat guy throwing water on drivers in Boston Road BIG Y parking lot
  • Mass gas prices down down down
  • Belchertown looking for art work for town report cover

Brad Shepard Today! September 30, 2015

  • Goodbye to a loved one
  • The second family restaurant in Forest Park closes
  • Flood watch!
  • Red Bull shoplifter
  • MedExpress Urgent Care opens in Sixteen Acres
  • Belchertown Road Sunoco closes

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