Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 17, 2017

Bertucci’s in West Springfield, Amherst, and Longmeadow – CLOSED!
Wayward cows wander onto Greenfield road!
Home Depot on Boston Road repeatedly robbed… police have charged a suspect.
Chez Albert closes.
Westfield Wildwater Races!
Mayor Sarno joins with several police departments to sign a petition to change bail laws.
Mercy Medical Center receives a “Blue Distinction Center” designation.
Last week for Toys R Us gift cards!
Turkey drops in to home – and leaves

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 13, 2018

Mayor Domenic Sarno lets Mass. judges “have it” over low bails for repeat offenders.
Springfield Fire Rescue saves a dog trapped on a ledge.
George Lucas buys the Norman Rockwell painting at the root of a Berkshires lawsuit.
Yankee Candle holds ice cream sundae eating contest!
Westfield residents are up in arms over litter and trash in their neighborhood.
Iron Duke Brewing is moving to new digs in Wilbraham.
The Big Day is coming for Brynn Cartelli!
Win tickets to the Springfield Symphony just by emailing Pioneer Valley Radio!
The story of Friday the Thirteenth!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 6, 2018

Judge allows Northampton museum to sell Rockwell works.
Northampton alleged “Peeping Tom” in court – the latest.
Michael Kremensky, “Peeping Tom” in Northampton, is fired.
It’s back – Applebee’s “Dollarita!”
Longmeadow Police rescue owl after tree fall.
Western Mass. black bears are waking up!
Springfield City Council works through rift on immigrant offered sanctuary by local church.
Western Mass. man fighting fifth OUI charge.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 29, 2018

DA Gulluni addresses spike in opioid overdoses and the arrest of three men dealing lethal heroin.
Wilbraham Democratic Committee holds a caucus to introduce candidates.
Truck vs. house on Pomona Street in Springfield.
Local reverend “fears for Mayor Sarno’s soul…”
Northampton Easter Egg Hunt schedule!
Deerfield bomb scare.
Historic vote to change Amherst town government.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 15, 2017

Parking lot scam – may be coming this way… a heads up!
Downtown Springfield Hampden Bank Building for sale!
Meningitis contracted by second UMass Amherst student.
Balloon Wranglers wanted!
Regional law enforcement cracks down on Springfield prostitutes – and THEIR JOHNS!
… and the word of the day, thought for the day, morning LOL and the weather, too!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 13, 2017

Jury duty scam alert!
Some 91 exits reopen!
Injunction stops Rockwell paintings sale in the Berkshires.
Weekend power outages.
Springfield park named for fallen Springfield police officers.
Westfield Bombers receive national football honor!
“Jesus Christ Superstar” special screening, featuring singalong and cast members!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 10, 2017

Amherst cello bomb.
CONTROVERSIES! Holyoke High School and the Seuss Museum mural. Updates!
Agawam preliminary election day! The rundown.
Operation Safe Campus is underway.
St. Stanislaus working on more than 1750 golumpkis! And more!
City schools need windows update… 15 million dollars worth.

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! Monday, October 2, 2017

RIP Monty Hall and Anne Jeffreys
Southampton veterinarian rescues a horse from the second floor of a barn fire.
Auto inspection laws have changed.
Alberta Howard celebrates her 105th! The Mayor and others on hand.
Elmcrest Country Club fire – again!
Big E winds down, breaking attendance records!
Chicopee Parks and Rec Dept., offering vouchers for purchase to all Springfield Thunderbird games.
The state is auctioning off abandoned jewelry.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 21, 2017

Angry Springfield Mayor issues executive order for social media guidelines for city employees.
Street lights are out on Sumner Ave!
It’s fair season – and we have the rundown!
Granby Police and Fire public safety open house
First Cocchi BBQ rebroadcast conversation; today, Bill Sapelli for Agawam Mayor!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend August 18, 2017

Neffinger sues East Longmeadow and Paul Federici.
Ernesto Cruz stays in the Springfield City Council race, despite a boatload of trouble.
DA Gulluni on opioid abuse (exclusive).
Congrats to Career Point in Holyoke and Prospect Variety Convenience Store.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday June 7, 2017

House tour of Springfield’s historic homes!

Ware’s new Taco Bell gets huge opening crowd!

Don Humason’s Flag Day stand-out

East Longmeadow’s election day stand-outs in a pouring rain!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 25, 2017

Holyoke councilor refers to panhandlers as “animals”

Region’s Sears stores spared the ax…for now

Find out what local eatery is voted third best burger in the nation!

New Hilton for Chicopee on the way

Amherst liquor laws under review

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

 INSIDE THE RENOVATED UNION STATION!
A special segment with guests Dom Sarno, Richie Neal, Jim Welch and Judy Matt!
Robert Osborne farewell.
South Hadley High School Cheerleaders.

Brad Shepard Today! January 17th, 2017

New East Forest Park library comes in at 9.5 million
Springfield and Holyoke make the list of the 100 most dangerous cities in America
Children Of Eden to open at the Sinai Temple; with Sheri Levson
Facebook warning... and three rescued roosters

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday November 28, 2016

Welcome to “Cyber Monday” in Western Mass; Dickens Days in Westfield; “A Christmas Carol; The Musical” in Ludlow; Dom Sarno on the flag protest in Amherst and the Mardi Gras shooting; valet parking in the South End, Christmas with Elvis in Holyoke… and 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! Tuesday July 12, 2016

  • Ludlow teacher indicted over bomb threat
  • 6 Flags Coaster cable snaps
  • Mayor’s brother – in – law’s lawyer drops him as client
  • Christmas in July at Bright Nights!

—-much much more!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 8, 2016

  • Mayor Sarno opens Springfield cooling centers–hear the full list
  • Inside the Springfield Police Dept after the cop shooting spree in Texas (John Delaney special guest)
  • Top business producers recognized!
  • Western Mass terrorist disrespectful to presiding judge
  • He told the court he’d had 25 beers…..
  • WEEKEND ROUND UP PERFORMERS AND EVENTS!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday July 5th, 2016

  • July Fourth parade in East Longmeadow
  • Fireworks at the Riverfront w/ special guests!
  • MGM not bidding on Symphony Hall ops
  • East Longmeadow’s ten year old “Cop For a Day!”