Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Holiday parking lot melee.
Thanksgiving Day high school football schedule.
Black Friday MassMutual Center deals!!!
The Balloon Parade is coming!
Bright Nights switch on!
New Northampton speed limit proposed!
Former Westside Mayor Gibson is new Southampton Town Administrator.
Thanksgiving gas prices in Western Mass.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the Weekend, October 20, 2017

FRIENDLY’s announces an “across the board” price drop!
Palmer father of assaulted student prevented from speaking to the Palmer School Board.
“AFTER JULIET” at The Drama Studio.
700 cupcakes decorated for the Rays of Hope Walk.
East Longmeadow is proud of submarine Petty Officer Richard Greenberg.
Brightside Golf Classic raises $110,000 for families in need.
Longmeadow paving advisory.
18 month-old German Shepherd Finn begins his police training.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 17, 2017

Move over Dr. Seuss –  Norman Rockwell’s family has a bone to pick with the Berkshire Museum.
Springfield bank robber arrested within 24 hours of the robbery.
ANOTHER bank robbery in Chicopee!
Many arrests for noisy parties in Amherst.
Ziggy the St, Bernard in South Hadley gets another chance.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 9, 2017

TRIBUTE TO COLUMBUS DAY and thoughts on political correctness
Table Talk Pies are back! A Western Mass business success story!
Doctor Seuss under fire in Springfield! A Seussical political football!
Gas prices in the Pioneer Valley drop!
American International College hockey team hosts a Blood drive for the American Red Cross!
Coyotes spotted in Chicopee!

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! Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mayor Sarno pulls Club Pandora’s license.
Holyoke had a preliminary election, and hardly anyone showed up…
Volunteers needed at Chicopee Police substation!
Local business people on the move!
The Midtown Men come back to Symphony Hall!
Ware police investigate downtown graffiti.

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