Brad Shepard Today! Monday, February 25, 2019

Fire at The Fort!
Castle of Knights hosts 2019 Chicopee Colleen competition.
Ware Fire Chief removed from office.
Former Debbie Wong restaurant to become a tavern called The Rail Yard.
Annual Spring Bulb Show coming to Smith College.
Northwestern District Attorney’s Office warns residents of schemes.
Crumbling foundations problem addressed in community meeting in East Longmeadow.
Maple syrup season has arrived – and Steve’s Sugar Shack is ready!
Stomach flu is making its rounds, particularly in Pittsfield.
East Longmeadow rotary causing many accidents in the first two months of the year.
K9 Atys of the Monson Police Dept. has passed away.
Chicopee upgrading its City Hall building.

Brad Shepard and Senator Eric Lesser on ELCAT

Pioneer Valley Radio’s Brad Shepard, in a co-production with East Longmeadow Cable Access Television, presents a one-hour telecast with Mass. State Senator Eric Lesser.

Topics of conversation include the Senator’s continued efforts toward a high-speed east-west rail connection in the state, the ongoing opioid crisis, efforts to keep seniors in their homes with affordable care, recreational marijuana, and a controversial stance on the electoral college.

The program will air on local cable, and online on both ELCAT and Pioneer Valley Radio. Click here to watch!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, October 4, 2018

All about absentee ballots for Mass. voters, and related info.
Dakin Humane Society has cats for adoption for only $5!
Traffic headaches for Agawam and West Springfield, the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge, and more.
Help Wilbraham Animal Control find the owner of two attacking dogs.
This year’s Western Mass. pumpkin crop is having a bad year.
Hop on board The Pioneer Valley Railroad for the annual Nostalgic Autumn Train Ride!
Westfield School Superintendent has a school bus driver removed.
Mass. fathers complain about a lack of changing tables in public men’s rooms.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 23, 2018

Mass. Pike driver in Auburn loses control of vehicle and lands in Sears parking lot.
Columbia Gas urges drivers to find alternate routes due to State Street gas main work.
State has funding for three Springfield institutions.
Weekend car accidents in the Pioneer Valley.
Gill bicyclist injured in car accident.
Holyoke – two car accident shuts down Commercial Street.
Habitat for Humanity in Greater Springfield builds three homes for deserving families.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Starbucks shut its doors Tuesday, as employees nationwide take the coffee chain’s sensitivity training course.
Northampton animal welfare officials seize 400 roosters from an illegal cock fighting site.
Hadley schools shut down briefly due to nonspecific threat.
Holyoke woman walks into Chicopee homes wielding knife and screaming.
Hu Ke Lau auctions off the former restaurant’s equipment.
Eric Lesser endorses Jay Gonzalez for Governor.
West Springfield Police and the Mayor put Harwich and Ashley Road speeders on notice.
Rising gas prices are hurting Western Mass. businesses that deliver.
Congressman Neal presents Springfield youth with his formal acceptance to the U.S.Naval Academy.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday February 8, 2018

Monte Carlo restaurant and land in West Springfield to be auctioned.
Twice in four months, Springfield alleged drunk driver hits a police cruiser!
Catholic school teacher receives award!
Eric Lesser’s eye on Mass. State Senate Presidency.
No more foam cups at Dunkin’!
One UMass Amherst student charged in super bowl melee had also assaulted a paramedic previously.
East Springfield McDonald’s flies upside down torn flag–Tim Rooke brings them a new one!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday December 4, 2017

Senator Lesser wants Rosenberg and Hefner investigated!
“Welcome Yule” is coming.
Westfield State weekend bomb threat.
Frontier Regional soccer coach fired over Facebook post.
Hot Chocolate Run in Northampton sold out!
Nancy LeFevre will lead Springfield contingent in Holyoke’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Hannukah 2017 in Western Mass.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 21, 2017

Agawam Mayor Cohen calls it “quits” after 17 years.
Southwick man donates a new police dog to the force!
Senator Lesser’s high speed study proposal… DOA.
First Responders Appreciation Parade!
New Western Mass. Pike exit under consideration.
Missing Longmeadow teen – can you help?

Brad Shepard Today! Monday April 10, 2017

Next “Coffee With a Cop” with Eric Lesser.

Suffield Police rescue a bald eagle.

Longmeadow town meeting warrants.

Stop & Shop chocolate cake recall.

 

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday September 12, 2016

Who were the write-in votes in the election? Herrell’s Ice Cream in Northampton expands, bad drivers on 91 make the rehab project even more difficult, and it’s Chilifest time at Mike’s Maze in Sunderland!   This and so much more on this edition of BRAD SHEPARD TODAY!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 19, 2016

 

  • Gary Rome’s big opening of the new dealership!
  • Perplexed senators on the new pike gantries
  • Something’s rotten in Easthampton
  • Dakin animal stolen kitty alert!
  • THE WEEKEND EVENTS SEGMENT!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday May 11, 2016

  • Pancakes are coming!
  • Find out where the “happiest place in Massachusetts is.”
  • A new cemetery for Ludlow
  • Possible predator in East Longmeadow may have turned up in Agawam as well

Much more!