Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thoughts on a mid-week holiday.
More 90s and humidity, but the end of the heatwave may be in sight.
Parades! East Longmeadow, Westfield, and Chesterfield!
Fireworks schedule update.
Gas prices are down for the peak driving weekend of the summer.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Spirit of Springfield Fourth of July show!
Cooling centers for the public open through Thursday due to the heat wave.
Six Flags Coca-Cola July 4th Fest!
Credit Union employee charged with stealing from an elderly man’s account.
MGM Springfield now open for room reservations.
Mass gas prices DOWN this week!
Northampton Senior Center open to anyone who wants to sit in the air conditioning.
The East Longmeadow 4th of July Parade – what you should know, with Carl Ohlin.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 2, 2018

More problems for the Montague Police Department.
The heatwave we are having!
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in Southwick.
Comcast outage progress.
Splash-parks burn warnings!
Best Buy announces it is discontinuing CD sales.
Fireworks report: who has had them, and who is about to!
Recreational marijuana sales start date has come and gone… and no start in view.
Gas prices have probably peaked!
East Longmeadow Fourth of July parade note.

Radio Show #159 – Jordan Goodman,
“America’s Money Answers Man”

Listen in again as America’s Money Answers Man takes you through the North Korean-Trump summit, the G7, the resulting trade war, and the overall effect on YOU!

Oil and gas prices are also under review, with a shocking prediction of how much you’ll be paying at the pump by the end of the summer.

It’s all here as Brad Shepard probes the mind of Jordan Goodman, “America’s Money Answers Man.”

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 11, 2018

Police are looking for a driver who approached a schoolgirl in Monson.
Tyson Chicken recall.
Governor Baker in town with a grant for the Springfield museums.
Granby celebrates its 250th birthday with a parade!
Gas prices!
Springfield skiers note -Okemo Ski Resort has been sold!
TALKERS.COM convention in New York City with Jordan Goodman, Howie Carr and Kreskin!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, May 4, 2018

Laura Wanderowski named Professional Woman of the Year.
Two attacked and SLASHED by assailant on a PVTA bus from Northampton to Holyoke.
Springfield’s El Salvador Restaurant has $30,000 worth of fire damage.
Report presents lurid findings about Senator Stan Rosenberg and his husband, Byron Hefner.
Two teens in Chicopee jump on the hood of a police car; now in custody.
Utz product recall.
Two dogs left in hot cars spotted by officers in Chicopee.
Gas prices are up – expected to peak soon.
Applebee’s celebrates Cinco De Mayo with the “Dollarita,” and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 12, 2018

World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast announces this year’s chair!
Another Western Mass. town says “no” to recreational marijuana.
Granby child porn arrestee receives additional sentence.
Gas prices to jump this summer.
Chicopee Moose and Elk Lodges present contribution to Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen.
Chicopee Police warn of a new scam.
Montague Police Dog Officer receives state award.
New owners of the former Tower Square Hotel close on the purchase.

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!

Radio Show #114 – Jordan Goodman,
“America’s Money Answers Man”

“America’s Money Answers Man,” Jordan Goodman, details the Equifax breach and provides critical advice on how to protect your money and your identity!

Also, the “Irma” fallout – gas prices, food, insurance rates and the political impact!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday September 5, 2017

Pittsfield shooting fatality
Chicopee K-9 Officer finds a missing Autistic six-year old
Flu shot time!
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY–the musical, opens the Majestic Theater season! (w/Danny Eaton)
Who dumped a load of asphalt on private property in Palmer? Can you help?
Gas prices are up! And may continue to go higher!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 15, 2017

Mayor Sarno and City Council President Ramos LIVID at Springfield patrolman.
Solar eclipse – and Western Mass. eye doctors warnings!
Flu shots early this year.
Gas prices…
Springfield Election Office hours.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday April 24, 2017

WORLD WAR I concert at the Springfield Armory.

Chicopee School Committee votes on age for Kindergarten students.

Coopers Gifts, and Dress for Success.

Lobster prices dropping (says Schermerhorns!)

Inhaler recall.

Inside the play, IT’S ONLY A PLAY!  opening Friday!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday April 4, 2017

Bill Cosby’s problems include a 48 year-old comedy bit.

Amherst round-a-bout.

The happy ending of “Scrunchie” (now Jameson) the puppy beaten and left for dead.

Gas prices up a bit.

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Spring in Western Mass.!

  • Bears are waking up
  • Baby squirrels are being born
  • Bats are confused (!)
Western Mass film makers alert!
Dinner theater in Hampden.
Free lectures on birds including field trips.
When is the next Western Mass. checkpoint?
Gas prices going up?
A local pizza shop – up close and personal!
— much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

George 41 and Barbara Bush are improving!
Chicopee Police apprehend suspected car break perp;
Holyoke city councilor tries to “brownout” mayor’s salary;
Thin ice in the region; gas prices – down.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016.

It’s “The Day Before…”  Join Brad for Pre-Thanksgiving doings!

Gas prices, Westover Air Base promotion, Amy Liptak has an event for Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and Joe Houghton at MAACO in West Springfield shows us how a local business steps forward to help the victims of a hate crime!  And Part One of our Black Friday Report!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday September 27, 2016

Frost advisories, seven new stores at Ingleside, a downtown office building, only a bit tornado damaged, is on the auction block, gas prices are down, Holyoke High School students can register to vote at age-16-17, when they turn 18, and a 205 foot crane downtown, makes people realize MGM is starting to change the Springfield skyline!  Brad looks at all of this and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday August 29, 2016

  • Back to school! Watch out for the kids!
  • New toll info and amounts coming out
  • Barnes announces Thunderbirds air show returns next year!
  • AAA gas prices and Labor Day travel!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 1, 2016

  • DELANEY’S MARKET opens this week in the Longmeadow Shops!
  • Charlie Baker vetoes proposed mileage tax for Mass motorists
  • Barking and Beer!  Dakin event
  • Gas prices DOWN..expected to stay down for the summer!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday July 25, 2016

  • DNC Day One…what to expect
  • Heat wave today!
  • Vibra Hospital closes Carousel Gift Shop
  • New Mass Drunk Driving legislation clears another hurdle
  • Sen Humason takes aim at Healy’s proposed gun rules and regs