Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Big E concert info – Casting Crowns will be part of the lineup!
Police warn about illegal fireworks.
“Star Spangled Springfield” at Blunt Park this year! With Judy Matt.
Agawam students are now officially off for the summer – one week later than all other districts.
Forest Park pool opens Saturday; Five Mile Pond opens too.
First summer heat on the way!
Retired City Councilor Clodo Concepcion writes autobiography.
Mt. Tom Power Plant to be demolished.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pancake Breakfast traffic advisory.
Sentencing for the last of five Western Mass. mobsters.
Hardwick woman shoots and kills turkey from a moving vehicle.
Chalk vandalism at Stanley Park.
Massachusetts bill to ban robocalls to cell phones.
Great Barrington joins towns that work to ban water bottles.
Former night club trouble spot reopens as “sit down” restaurant.
Western Mass. people receiving awards!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast is ready!
South Hadley hunting accident.
Leicester Police find suspect by print found in Play-Doh.
Tommy’s House dedicated to fallen serviceman Tommy Sullivan.
Longmeadow holds “pre-town forum” to discuss issues prior to town meeting.
Springfield driver slams into police cruiser for the second time!
Summer speeder gets minivan up to 115 mph!
Is your air conditioner ready for the season?
Chicopee woman creates disturbance Sunday morning.
Suspect tries to gain entry to an Atwater Park home.

Radio Show #142 – Judy Matt and the 2018 Bright Nights Ball

The Spirit of Springfield’s Judy Matt is very excited to announce an HISTORIC edition of the Bright Nights Ball for November 2018!

Her announcement involves the Chair of the event this year, and the fusion between the Spirit of Springfield and one of the most exciting new additions to the city!

Judy outlines the plan and the effort in this conversation with Brad Shepard.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday March 13, 2018

Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield’s big announcement!
Thorne’s Marketplace big makeover!
Connecticut River clean-up effort from four different communities.
West Springfield High School receives gift of $11,000 of new phys ed equipment.
West Springfield Police want help identifying Red Bull thieves.
Two versions of an IRS scam are now working through the area… here are the details for your protection!
St. Mary High School in Westfield closing by the end of the year.
Judy Matt talks about The 2018 Bright Nights Ball.
Westfield continues to experience water problems, and shuts down their 3rd well.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PETER PAN moves in!
The inside scoop on the Springfield weekend fire.
BRIGHT NIGHTS about to flip the switch for 2017!
WESTERN MASS. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE!
Packages left on porches MAY be stolen this season! Local Police Depts. are issuing warnings!
“Lucky” the famous lottery machine goes on tour!
Thoughts on the death of a mad man.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 15, 2017

Parking lot scam – may be coming this way… a heads up!
Downtown Springfield Hampden Bank Building for sale!
Meningitis contracted by second UMass Amherst student.
Balloon Wranglers wanted!
Regional law enforcement cracks down on Springfield prostitutes – and THEIR JOHNS!
… and the word of the day, thought for the day, morning LOL and the weather, too!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

 INSIDE THE RENOVATED UNION STATION!
A special segment with guests Dom Sarno, Richie Neal, Jim Welch and Judy Matt!
Robert Osborne farewell.
South Hadley High School Cheerleaders.

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! Tuesday July 5th, 2016

  • July Fourth parade in East Longmeadow
  • Fireworks at the Riverfront w/ special guests!
  • MGM not bidding on Symphony Hall ops
  • East Longmeadow’s ten year old “Cop For a Day!”

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday June 29, 2016

  • Bear sighting in Ludlow
  • Mass Pike is taking YOUR picture
  • Union Station stolen benches!
  • Amherst businesses are changing!
  • Bradley Airport tightens up
  • Judy Matt and Springfield’s Riverfront 4th celebration!

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!

Brad Shepard Today! October 6, 2015

  • US AIR FORCE BAND AND SINGING SERGEANTS ; free Springfield concert! (with special guest Judy Matt)
  • Palmer, Ware, and Warren, want the Whiskey Hill Racetrack to quiet down
  • Help find the Whately counterfeiter
  • Help find the Westfield Rogaine Thief
  • Florence welcomes the Brew Practitioners

 

Brad Shepard Today August 27, 2015

  • Tea and hats at Chez Josef with Kris Allard
  • Spinning away at the Ride To Remember with Judy Matt
  • New rail today in Holyoke
  • Denny’s returns to Springfield
  • Driving the wrong way down the street in Ludlow
  • Behind the scenes at SHE LOVES ME in rehearsal now
  • School bus safety tips

 

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! July 6, 2015

  • Real summer weather on the way
  • Holyoke budget deficit
  • East Longmeadow, car vs. house
  • North Adams rabid fox
  • Star Spangled Springfield wrap up
  • Special guests;  Agawam Mayor Richard Cohen, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, Judy Matt, Fire Marshall David Rivera, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, MAACO ‘s Joe Houghton

Brad Shepard Today! expanded weekend edition July 3, 2015

  • Sarno calling for longer sentences for convicted offenders
  • Western Mass funeral home owner indicted
  • Holland church vandalism
  • Complete Western Mass Fourth of July Handbook…a rundown on all holiday festivities
  • What’s open and what’s closed
  • Special guests include; Judy Matt at the Spirit of Springfield, and Carl Ohlin, East Longmeadow Fourth of July parade

Brad Shepard Today! July 2, 2015

Special edition; Western Mass Fourth of July Handbook

From Springfield to East Longmeadow, information and schedules on parades, and  fireworks!

What’s open, what’s closed.

Weather,  gas prices, travel information etc.

Special guests include; Judy Matt of the Spirit of Springfield, and Carl Ohlin of the East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade.

Brad Shepard Today May 22, 2015

  • Welcome to the multi million dollar construction program of the Chankchung Railway Vehicles Company to the former Westinghouse site
  • Can’t afford veterinary care?  There is a place now for you to turn.
  • Lincoln Hall had been in Rifles Street since the Civil War. Now torn down
  • Chicopee’s Delfo Barabani is this year’s Charles H. Tracy Award recipient.