Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 27, 2019

South Hadley teacher fined by state ethics commission.

30 fugitives arrested in Holyoke crime sweep.

Uber adds new safety features.

Bill Cosby hit with legal bill in the millions.

Ludlow Police post reminder to those under 16 about bicycle helmets.

Post Office now hiring for the holiday season!

Northampton World War II Club puts building up for sale.

MGM Springfield losing some of its workforce to Encore Harbor.

Ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson has died.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 19, 2019

Chicopee primary outcome.

Mayor Sarno and members of the city council square off on civilian police review.

Holyoke Police look into possible hate crime.

Western Mass. drivers are not stopping for school buses dropping off of students; hear one mom’s story.

Multimillion dollar project to fix “The X!”

Six Flags Annual Diaper Drive! You could win a free admission.

Zen’s Toyland to open in the former Kiddly Winks location!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Driving across railroad tracks.
Work this week on Glendale Road.
Stop & Shop workers are back!
Ubeer Fest returning for year 6 in Easthampton!
Springfield Regional Chamber heads to Boston for the Beacon Hill Summit.
Gas prices – up – again!
Chicopee hazardous waste drop-off day.
Holyoke and West Springfield hold drug take-back day.
Hampshire College’s problems continue, and now its accreditation is at risk.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 12, 2019

Tax day in Mass. is April 17th.
SUV strikes dog and drags owner in Holyoke.
Governor Baker appoints Paul Treseler as Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court.
Recount likely in Ware Selectman’s race.
Spring break hours for the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round!
Greenfield shuts down a body spa.
Melha Shriners complete the sale of their building.
Holyoke Police Dept. adds a full-time officer and 14 reserve officers.
Putnam Vocational senior builds 5 workout stations outside the State Police barracks.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 22, 2019

Charlie Baker NOT running for higher office.
A study finds that the Mass. driving test is one of the hardest in the nation.
OSEG Sportsmen’s show this weekend at the Big E – with Doug Sousa.
Judge will not throw out evidence against a Holyoke motorist’s fourth OUI arrest.
Springfield Puerto Rican Parade Committee offers scholarships!
Stink bug population is down in Western Mass.
Holyoke Police Dept. installs a drug drop-off box.
Western Mass. coyote population is up, due to breeding season.
Springfield Rescue Mission distributes warm winter clothing.
Florence Alessandri celebrates her 100th birthday with a proclamation from Mayor Sarno.

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! Tuesday April 10, 2018

MassDOT exec placed on administrative leave.
PVTA fare is going up – service will be cut back as well.
Holyoke man arrested and charged with bomb making in his home.
Illegal dumping still a problem; surveillance cameras have been added to end the problem.
Local media gets Brynn Cartelli’s name wrong.
Springfield streets and roads are a mess.
Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day!

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! Thursday July, 27, 2017

Chicopee’s Night Out Against Crime…LOADED with events!
Former firefighter goes to federal prison for 17 years!
Westfield illegal dumping has business owners fed up!
Six Flags hiring performers!
Richie Mitnick and Friends in concert! Tonight!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 6, 2017

Longmeadow girl to star in new series!
Longmeadow girl wins scholarship and will attend Harvard in the fall.
New pizza place for Forest Park! Meet Fabio!
Dollar Central becomes Dollar Express!
Holyoke Police step everything up.
Family Dollar locations become Dollar Saver!
Hampden bear sightings!

Brad Shepard Today Thursday, March 31, 2016

  • Farewell to Chief Douglas Mellis
  • BRAVE THE SHAVE for children with cancer (special guest; Sgt. Matt Malo)
  • Northampton Soccer clubs merge
  • Springfield Mayor and councilors square off (again) on residency requirement
  • Western Mass Unify Against Bullying fashion show

(…and more!)