Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the Labor Day Weekend! September 1, 2017

PRIDE is giving its 50k lottery bonus to local non-profits! You can apply!
Donut wars in Hadley!
Labor Day travel app! Learn how you can avoid jams!
Northampton Police Dept. trading card collection earns a young one a police escort for her first day back at school!
Chicopee scooter thefts.
Certain local museums will now accept EBT card payments.
Harley Quinn Spinsanity at Six Flags!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 29, 2017

Selling the Statehouse in Boston to Springfield.
I-91 migraines!
Back to school!
South Deerfield woman charged with 15 grand worth of stolen lottery tickets.
Springfield trees being rehabbed and replanted.
Chicopee car break-ins.
Forest Park entrance reopened!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 28, 2017

I-91 super traffic tie ups… the outlook for the week…
The Costume Closet is closing!!!
Sausage recall at Trader Joe’s.
Westfield’s Food Fest!
Sheriff’s office hands out backpacks to kids returning to school!!

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 August 10, 2017

Cheryl Claprood and many other police officers and personnel promoted in ceremony!
80 year old Chicopee man faking homelessness to solicit money
Wheels and Waffles at the Big E
Ware Taco Bell needs to cut the grass and the weeds!
Funds being raised to repaint “Welcome to Easthampton” signs

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday July, 27, 2017

Chicopee’s Night Out Against Crime…LOADED with events!
Former firefighter goes to federal prison for 17 years!
Westfield illegal dumping has business owners fed up!
Six Flags hiring performers!
Richie Mitnick and Friends in concert! Tonight!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday May 17, 2017

Chicopee Canine Officer Kane makes a great drug arrest!

Long Meddowe Days coming!

DA Gulluni presents Stop The Swerve billboard award to students

Pollen is back!

Time for the Western Mass gardeners to plant!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday April 26, 2017

Celebration of Hope with guest Barb Turcotte.

Bears are waking up and visiting.

DA Gulluni awards student PSA contest winners!

Legislator wants to tax sugary drinks(!)

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 23rd, 2017

New Springfield RMV location opens today!
Springfield City Council announces two new committees
A state trooper delivers a baby on the Mass Pike in Blandford!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, December 5th, 2016

Chicopee Police Dept.’s “Cop on the Top” Sunday at Walmart;
Holyoke Fire Dept. has tips to avoid tree fires this season;
CT Supreme Court to decide if the words, “I’ll hurt you,” are a threat;
fundraising for the community; Wendy’s Frosty lovers get a gift and it’s Krampus Day (!)”

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday August 18, 2016

  • QUICKY’s Chicopee location closing?  Or is it?
  • Western Mass construction zones; you can be ticketed for speeding even BEFORE you enter!
  • New Belchertown speed board collects data from YOU!
  • Amherst Pelham School Committee finalizes Superintendent Geryk’s severance package

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday August 4, 2016

  • TASTE OF THE VALLEY in West Springfield – one of the few “town taste” events still going on!
  • Western Mass trees are confused!
  • Clarion Hotel in Northampton – demolition underway
  • TD Bank, bank robber drops his cellphone…police make arrest
  • MASS DOT drags its feet on Exit 6 overcharge reimbursements

More from Holyoke, Agawam, and Longmeadow!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 29, 2016

  • Federal agents all over Franconia and Veteran’s Golf Courses!
  • Cell phone scam in chicopee, cops warn!
  • Cone Zone alert fro Wilbraham!
  • WEEKEND EVENTS!  From here to the casinos!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 18, 2016

  • Local police depts speak out on Baton Rouge
  • Bocce makes a comeback in Western Mass
  • Special Guest, Ashley Kohl steps down from TV to operate a performing arts school!
  • Sheriff contender Ashe picks up a crucial endorsement

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday April 21, 2016

  • Sgt. Sullivan’s Purple Heart
  • Longmeadow’s proposed tougher gun regulations
  • Chicopee’s ice cream shop opens in former funeral home
  • No plastic bags in Easthampton
  • Springfield’s Crystal Copeland totes water to Flint, Michigan

—and more lifestyle, business, and political news and events of the day!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday April 8, 2016 and weekend round-up

  • Springfield Fire Dept Lt, charged with child pornography
  • Belchertown police chief candidate named as defendant in lawsuit
  • Nurse who stole hospital pain killers sentenced
  • Falcons and Buy Springfield host Springfield Night as Mass Mut Cen
  • Local singer has birthday
  • Agawam Dental Arts save radio personality’s tooth
  • Alzheimers benefit and weekend plays and performances! (special guest; Richie Mitnick)
  • Chicopee hydrant flush

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • Bears waking up in Wilbraham
  • Soup kitchen robbed
  • Haydenville woman and social security fraud
  • Belchertown follows East Longmeadow with shouting match at town meeting over police chief
  • Women’s Business Owner’s Alliance big night at Chez Joseph (meet special guest; comedian Kelly McFarland)

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday February 24, 2016

  • Hampden County DA’s Office PSA video contest
  • Wheel thieves hit Enfield and add Acuras
  • The Drama Studio presents THE SECRET GARDEN; special guest; Steven Hayes
  • Moose Lodge helps Chicopee Police

(much more!)

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday February 16, 2016

  • Hot Table’s Polar Vortex a success
  • Farewell to the Agawam Motor Lodge; Mayor Cohen joins us for the post mortem
  • Columbia Gas supports the USO
  • Palmer waves prop tax for a Ludlow business move
  • China House clerk defeats knife wielding robber, with water

Brad Shepard today! Weekend Wrap-Up, Friday-Sunday January 22-24, 2016

  • Storm will place in top ten storms of all time?
  • Grateful Dead 1973 Springfield concert now on CD!
  • Senate passes bill to ban hand-held cell phones in cars!
  • Northampton City hall sign causes controversy!
  • Amherst College students want to replace Lord Jeffrey Amherst mascot–with what?