Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Route 5 delays.

A Chicopee first: all-female firefighting crew.

Baby stroller recall.

Michael Richard finalist for Superintendent of Schools  in Lee and Tyringham districts.

Bill Cosby posts on social media on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a special message.

Mark Auerbach reviews “Pike Street” at Hartford Stage.

Southwick’s recycling cost increase in the town’s new contract.

Gas prices down a penny.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! September 20, 2019

Amazon recruiting 235 jobs for its Holyoke distribution center.

FEMA awards nearly half million dollar grant to the Chicopee Fire Dept.

A new toy store, Zen’s Toyland, to locate in the old Kiddly Winks location in Longmeadow.

Smith College police officer fired after 35 years on the job.

L. L. Bean opening a new store in Hadley in October!

Possible suicide attempt outside a Chicopee School.

“Mutts and Mimosas” fundraiser for Dakin Humane Society.

East Longmeadow High School Chorus sings the National Anthem at Fenway !

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 4, 2019

“Dress for Success” hosts a special breakfast.
Last minute tax advice with Paul Federici.
Tick season may be longer this year.
World Autism Awareness Day noted throughout Chicopee.
A Hampshire College Trustee asked to resign.
Senator Eric Lesser’s first “Thrive After 55” event.
Warmer weather bringing out the motorcycles!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 1, 2019

Mr. Cone opens in Chicopee!
Burger King rolls out a coffee subscription: $5.00 a week.
Red Rose expands… again!
Purina cat food recall.
Happy 80th birthday to Sister Margaret McCleary, founder of Providence Ministries.
One Holyoke CDC holds a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new building.
Lefty’s Brewing Company closes for good.
Gary A. Grimes ordained as minister at First Congregational Church of Chicopee.
New temporary Chicopee Fire Chief appointed.
Five Springfield police officers promoted to sergeant.
Rood Street in Ludlow closed for the next few days.
Save Our Swallows protests the demolition of a local stable.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 8, 2018

National Grid has to return millions in wrong charges.
Montague Police Chief resigns.. after being found “incompetent.”
Holyoke Merry-Go-Round restoration fundraiser.
Chicopee Fire Dept. welcomes firefighter home from the service!
InSinkerator garbage disposal switch recall.
East Springfield marijuana dispensary holds job fair.
IRS scam finds your host.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday November 30, 2017

East Longmeadow uses zoning laws to ban recreational marijuana in the town.
Westfield holiday display vandalized and ruined.
Chicopee firefighter charged with five armed robberies.
Garrison Keillor canceled in Pittsfield after being fired by Minnesota Public Radio over accusations of inappropriate conduct.
Gino’s Pizzeria opens in Springfield!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday April 11, 2017

Heard of the new drug, “Shatter?”

Chicopee dog turns stove on and causes fire.

UMass student is charged with barking at a police dog.

— much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday March 30, 2017

Six Flags expands into Christmas Season!
Stearns Square Concert Series for Summer 2017 –  CANNED!
Westover will burn 200 acres of grassland.
Hitler-signed postcards auctioned in Belchertown.
DA Anthony Gulluni explains “STOP THE SWERVE!”