Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 9, 2019

Fall weather should start on time!

The owner of Springfield’s Moriarty’s Pub is closing it.

Fire Dept. and other officials respond to oil mistakenly pumped into Springfield home.

MGM Springfield offers Big E shuttle service!

Springfield Museums celebrate a NEW Dr. Seuss book!

“Halfway to St. Pat’s Day” noted with 5K road race!

Westfield State University student passes away unexpectedly.

New EEE warning signs along I-91 and the Mass Pike.

Northeast Miracle Baseball League honors 80 athletes in Springfield.

UMass Amherst moving ahead with large scale replacement of student apartment complexes.

Happy 100th birthday to Fr. Lucjan Krolikowski.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Disney recalls “Forky” toy.

Springfield’s Dr. Seuss’ childhood home to be a museum.

Jordan Goodman on “free money” for Western Mass.

Escaped Pittsfield prisoner with a long criminal history said to be violent.

MassDOT looks to replace a Monson bridge.

Agawam and Feeding Hills open their cooling centers.

Baystate Health Systems offers “Watchman,” a new stroke prevention procedure.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 13, 2018

Free chips and “guac” at Chipotle!
Smith & Wesson parent company closes distribution outlet in Springfield – shifting those operations to Missouri.
Springfield accident on Main Street: car vs. Trolley Barn building.
Dr. Seuss specialty license plates may now be pre-ordered.
Icy water rescue for a local lost dog.
West Springfield police arrest an East Longmeadow woman for trafficking in “Grease Monkey” and “Bad Bunny Heroin.”
Walmart revamps its customer returned items process.
Gray House celebrates its 20th with a spaghetti supper!
Abandoned dog, tied to a tree in Suffield, rescued by Suffield Police.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Stolen snowblower.
Mandarin Wilbraham restaurant closed indefinitely due to a kitchen fire.
The Spring Bulb Show at the Botanic Garden of Smith College is up and running.
Over 20 car break-ins last weekend have the Monson police busy.
4-day St. Pat’s celebration with The Mummers at The Student Prince & The Fort.
Amherst Police Dept. under review to continue its accreditation.
Northampton Police Officer injured by drunk driver.
New Dr. Seuss book to be released! (Manuscript found in his home.)
Local school principal sings the snow day cancellation.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Turners Falls bridge advisory!
Friendly’s Pot Hole Sundae!
Westfield YMCA offers a cancer wellness program.
Wilbraham Police make massive credit card fraud arrest.
Want a Dr. Seuss license plate?
Mass. gas prices drop down 4 cents.
Cafe Du Jour coffee and pastry shop downtown shuts down.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dr. Seuss birthday celebration this Saturday.
Westfield credit card scam broken up by the police.
Some improvement in graduation percentile in Holyoke Public Schools.
West Springfield sees high gains in graduating students.
Police on hand at Tri-County Schools over student threat.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Stores cans sales of assault-style rifles.
Chicopee City Council considers prohibiting tobacco sales to anyone under 21.
Eric Nakajima announces run for 3rd Hampshire District seat.
Northampton Police improve response to those suffering from mental illness.
Holyoke neighborhood trash complaint.
Junior Achievement Celebrity Bartender Night a success!
UMass Barney Blowout preparations.

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! Wednesday June 8, 2016

  • Laura Bush in the Berkshires
  • Dr. Seuss’ step-daughter in Springfield!
  • East Longmeadow election; the voices of the winners and the losers;
  • —take a walk with Brad down “political row” just outside Birchland Park School

 

Brad Shepard Today! August 4, 2015

  • Westfield Food Fest!
  • Westfield Fireworks for Freedom!
  • Agawam’s Night Out Against Crime!
  • Ludlow breakfast spot in fight with contractor
  • Valley Firkin Face off!  Lots of beer!
  • Dr. Seuss readings for the kids!
  • Palmer water main