Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 10, 2018

Greenfield Town Common campers ordered to leave by city’s Board of Health!
Deadline for nominations for Springfield Chamber’s “Super 60” awards night!
Starbucks ready to launch its Fall classic drink, The Pumpkin Spice Latté.
Meet Marci Webber, the owner and innkeeper of Naomi’s Inn Bed and Breakfast.
Shoppers are ready for the Mass. sales tax holiday weekend… but Governor Baker has still not signed it into law.
Free Six Flags tickets on Facebook is a hoax.
Next week, MGM Springfield will hire people on the spot for kitchen steward positions.
New hours at Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen.
Final note on the sales tax holiday.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Massive oak falls on Agawam home, killing the resident inside.
Gov. Baker signs the car rental increase bill (for funds to support municipal police training).
Goldfish Crackers recall!
River to Range Trail in South Hadley will close for work from Eversource crews.
One trailer at Agawam Mobile Home Park to be demolished; more may follow.
Shelburne Fall’s Bill Cosby plans to fight violent sex offender designation.
National cell phone emergency alert test from FEMA set for September 20, 2018.

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! Thursday, May 31, 2018

Governor Baker nominates an Associate Justice for the Palmer Court.
Sheriff Cocchi offers 86 beds for opioid treatment.
NEA approves $20,000 grant for the Community Music School of Springfield.
Forest Park major culvert repair closes the main entrance for four months.
Rainy weather affecting area golf courses.
Brimfield Police warning: do not leave aerosol cans in hot cars!
Gypsy Moths are back.
This program is presented in the memory of Jim Madigan.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pancake Breakfast time! Want to be a business sponsor? Here’s how…
Doo Wop show coming up at City Stage!
Mayor Sarno vs. the South Congregational Church over an immigration issue.
Mass. Senator pinched for OUI.
A purse full of shrimp…
Governor Baker receives the Sister Caritas award.
Veteran facing charges for bomb making dies.
Franklin County Opioid Task Force distributes hundreds of hams to food pantries across Hampden County.
Vandalism to an owl.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend February 9, 2018

Mass Mutual plans closing of Enfield campus and relocating all employees to Springfield
Governor Charlie Baker keynote speaker at the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce
Lauren Beluzo of East Longmeadow makes it to American Idol!
Ledges Municipal Golf Course appoints management
Kathy’s Diner train car may be brought back!
Holyoke laws on snow clearing. Know what to expect, and avoid a fine!
Easthampton now has a medical marijuana dispensary
Northampton breaks up a homeless camp in the woods
Kim Wheeler and the Agawam Cinemas!

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, 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! Wednesday May 18, 2016

  • West side examines 4 year mayor term
  • Former Lee police chief does time
  • Chicopee carnival and craft show
  • Bennett Walsh is the new Holyoke Soldier’s Home chief
  • Fiore Santaniello and Capri Pizza honored

Brad Shepard today! Friday November 27, 2015

  • THANKSGIVING … The Day After…
  • Black Friday in Western Mass (is is starting to fade?)
  • Governor Baker says get out and buy Mass Christmas trees! (It’s Green Friday!)
  • State crackdown on over-serving bars during the season
  • The Order of Chaos at Comics’N More in Easthampton
  • Holyoke PD Seniors Christmas party!
  • Leftovers handbook

Brad Shepard Today! August 6, 2015

  • East Longmeadow tutor and youth pastor arrested on sex assault charges
  • Baker signs sales tax free weekend into law
  • Stanley Park Garden Party update
  • Greenfield man giving crackers to children
  • DOT promises to Springfield and to MGM
  • Route 5 traffic advisory
  • Gorgeous weather!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday May 29, 2015

Western Mass road work and construction

Chicopee pools–follow up

Storms and electrical outages

RMV a go in Hadley…and a delay in Springfield