Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 19, 2019

Weekend heat wave!

Toys R Us is coming back.

Injured Great Barrington police officer – recovering.

Greenfield Council passes “Safe City” ordinance.

The heat wave moves the “Lord Huron Show” from Mountain Park to the Calvin.

HUMMUS RECALL!

Construction underway for huge expansion of Bradley International.

EEE virus in mosquitoes detected in Mass.

Fundraiser for ailing Agawam City Councilor Letellier.

Whately town flag now flies at the State House.

Springfield’s Camp Star Angelina receives a grant from Eversource.

Northampton Educational Fund receives a grant from Florence Bank.

Hampshire College names permanent new president.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 12, 2019

West Nile noted in Mass. mosquitoes.

Pittsfield prison escapee captured and back in custody.

Bradley International looking for local businesses for kiosks.

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse considering run against Congressman Richie Neal.

Big Y moves up the date of their ban of single-use plastic bags.

FunZ Trampoline Park coming to the Westfield Shops.

Westfield News Group sold to Reminders Publishing (subsidiary of The Republican).

Mary Beth Ogulewicz appointed Amherst Director of Senior Services.

Holyoke Farmers Market up and running!

Easthampton City Council votes to pass Welcoming Community ordinance.

Hot playground slides and other items can burn your kids!

Baseball icon and author Jim Bouton dies at his home in the Berkshires.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Northampton pothole hotline.
Two Mass. hikers rescued!
Construction at Bradley International Airport to be finished by late Spring.
Mary Pope Osborne appears at the Eric Carle Museum author series!
Child recovers after falling through the ice at Puffer’s Pond in Amherst.
Feds swarmed a home in East Longmeadow and found half a ton of pot!
Safety grant, “Shannon Grant,” is awarded to the state to curb gang violence.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, January 11, 2019

Toyota airbag recall!
Throw out any Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas due to possible hepatitis A danger.
Bradley International and Frontier Air announce new service to three more cities.
Two more retail marijuana shops to open in Berkshire County.
USGS Fish Laboratory in Turners Falls suffers through the federal government shutdown.
Dakin Humane Society presents a pet loss discussion event.
Hundreds of area residents take part in the tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King.
Longmeadow School Committee update.
Adolfo’s Restaurant closes for 23 days during liquor license suspension.
Constant vandalism affects Second Chance Veterinary Hospital.
Springfield homeless shelters promise not to turn anyone away during this cold snap of winter weather.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, October 11, 2018

Bradley International Airport named third best in the U.S.
Jen is making pizza in 80 degree weather!
Mercy Medical Center opposes mandated nurse staffing ratios in Question 1 on the November ballot.
Great music planned at the Holyoke and Springfield Symphonies.
One of the most dangerous intersections in the state is right here in Western Mass.
Last day to register to vote or change voter info is a week away,
Shoplifter from Holyoke hits Big Y in Northampton, takes off on foot and runs onto the highway!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend February 16, 2018

Deval Patrick’s brother-in-law indicted by grand jury.
Holyoke City Auditor resigns, citing “nonsense” and “no one can do this job.”
Professional Women’s Chamber of Western Mass. presents “On the Move.”
Food Bank of Western Mass. asks healthcare professionals to screen for “food insecurity”
Springfield Police Department reinforces existing ordinance against false security alarms; fines may be assessed.
Bradley International now offers nonstop service to St. Louis.
Funds for Southwick school district provide students with “Go Bags” of necessities in the event of a classroom lockdown.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 22, 2016

Start your Tuesday with Brad!  Find out who has your free coffee when you travel over the Thanksgiving weekend!  And come where the wild turkeys roam in South Hadley!  Someone is having their 100th birthday, and a special anniversary for a local livery company!  it’s your Western Mass world in detail with Brad!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday June 29, 2016

  • Bear sighting in Ludlow
  • Mass Pike is taking YOUR picture
  • Union Station stolen benches!
  • Amherst businesses are changing!
  • Bradley Airport tightens up
  • Judy Matt and Springfield’s Riverfront 4th celebration!