Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 16, 2018

Reminder Publications sold to The Republican.
Springfield City Council considers allocating land for the railroad underpass.
Immigration authorities are now involved in Springfield assault and attempted murder case.
More than 20 Forest Park homes evacuated yesterday due to a gas leak.
Green River Festival at Greenfield Community College over the weekend!
UMass trustees vote to increase tuition for instate undergrads.

Radio Show #165 – Springfield City Councilor Kateri Walsh interviewed by Michael Harrison

Four Springfield City Council members just returned from a two-day fact-finding mission to Denver, CO to gain information and insight into how the Council can best regulate future recreational marijuana business in the city.  Michael Harrison interviews Councilor Kateri Walsh about the trip.  Pictured at the Native Roots marijuana production facility (l-r) in Denver:  Councilors Adam Gomez, Justin Hurst, Kateri Walsh, and Council President Orlando Ramos.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 6, 2018

Judge allows Northampton museum to sell Rockwell works.
Northampton alleged “Peeping Tom” in court – the latest.
Michael Kremensky, “Peeping Tom” in Northampton, is fired.
It’s back – Applebee’s “Dollarita!”
Longmeadow Police rescue owl after tree fall.
Western Mass. black bears are waking up!
Springfield City Council works through rift on immigrant offered sanctuary by local church.
Western Mass. man fighting fifth OUI charge.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 6, 2018

IRS scam calls have started in Hampshire County.
A very special job fair underway today.
Western Mass. wrestling coach arrested.
John Boyle O’Reilly Club selects their Irish Person of the Year for 2018.
Springfield’s Women’s Commission honors Polito, Hurst, and Walsh!
World War II women, their histories and glory, presented by actress Judith Kalaora.
State Police schedule Hampden County sobriety checkpoint this Saturday.
Air National Guard selects a Longmeadow family as the ANG Family of the Year!
Ticks are waking up!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, March 13th, 2017

Kateri Walsh named to national organization.
Lull before the storm? (separating fact from hype)
Irish Cultural Center of Western Mass. is expanding.
New phone scam!!!
Longmeadow Shops expand!

The Kateri Walsh Show:
An Interview with Bob McCarroll

Bob McCarroll explains the upcoming Question #5 on the November 8th Springfield ballot – The Community Preservation Act. The voting will determine if Springfield residents are willing to pay a slight increase in their property taxes to support historic preservation projects in the city.

Hats Off to a Hero

Walsh, BennettHATS OFF TO A HERO.  Retired USMC Lieutenant Colonel Bennett Walsh was honored yesterday (8/30) during the Boston Red Sox/Tampa Bay Rays game at Fenway Park.  Walsh, the son of Springfield City Councilor (and Pioneer Valley Radio program host) Kateri Walsh and retired USMC Captain Dan Walsh, was sworn in by Gov. Charlie Baker as Superintendent of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home on July 6.  He served in combat during the Gulf War and in Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Walsh appeared on the Red Sox dugout in the middle of the fourth inning as the public address announcer introduced him and his photo was displayed on the stadium video screen. Walsh tells MassLive, “I am incredibly humbled and honored to be recognized as a veteran during the ‘Hats Off to Heroes’ ceremony. For an organization that I have loved my entire life to take time during a game to recognize veterans, the Soldiers Home, Western Massachusetts and the Marine Corps is a wonderful act of recognition for the U.S. military — both active duty and retired.” Walsh retired earlier this year after 24 years in the Marine Corps. Pioneer Valley Radio salutes the entire Walsh family for their years of service to our community.  See the video below  showing Walsh being honored.


Brad Shepard Today! Thursday,

  • Free shredding in Wilbraham
  • Indian Motorcycle Day
  • Foreclosures up in Western Mass….where does it go?
  • Cosby update

The Kateri Walsh Show

Welcome to the debut installment of a new regular feature on Pioneer Valley Radio in which the popular Springfield City Councilor interviews community leaders and provides local commentary.

This first show features interviews with Mark Davy, founder of Futurecity, and Anita Walker, Executive Director, Massachusetts Cultural Commission, about an innovative new program designed to enhance and promote Springfield’s economic, artistic and cultural assets.

 


Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday June 28, 2016

  • Westfield water restrictions!
  • 300 lbs bear removed from Orange
  • Montague police chief reinstated!
  • Northampton self defense course for women
  • Scott Haselkorn on chip and pin credit cards

 

 

Radio Show #59 – Kateri Walsh, Springfield City Council

Michael Harrison interviews the local leader about key regional issues and her soon-to-be launched program here on Pioneer Valley Radio.

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 and the weekend, August 21, 2015

  • New TV program for Western Mass!
  • Bissonette  and the Ashley Madison website
  • Northampton violent pizza rage
  • Famous Western Mass restaurateur rescues another eatery
  • Rabies alert
  • New convenience store for Wilbraham