Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 23, 2018

Mass. Pike driver in Auburn loses control of vehicle and lands in Sears parking lot.
Columbia Gas urges drivers to find alternate routes due to State Street gas main work.
State has funding for three Springfield institutions.
Weekend car accidents in the Pioneer Valley.
Gill bicyclist injured in car accident.
Holyoke – two car accident shuts down Commercial Street.
Habitat for Humanity in Greater Springfield builds three homes for deserving families.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday February 15, 2018

HCC has a new Affirmative Action officer.
Riverfront Park getting an overhaul; may cause fireworks to relocate this July.
I-91 lane paint fading at Exit 18.
Home Depot hiring throughout Western Mass.
Business People on the move!
Life Skills Seminar at the St. George Greek Cultural Center (w/special guest Father Chris Stamas)
Junior Achievement of Western Mass. presents celebrity bartender night at Springfield’s Plan B Burger Bar (w/ special guest Megan Beliveau).

Brad Shepard Today! Friday, December 22, 2017

Parking bans.
Steak thief!
Help Lorraine’s Kitchen!
Mass. DOT has free coffee for Christmas travelers!
A man fires a gun in front of a state trooper.
A new image campaign for Springfield!
The deadline to buy health insurance through the connector!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday December 20, 2017

Zoning board votes to shut down Granby Bow and Gun Club.
Mass. DOT warns of extremely high Christmas travel!
Chicopee Police warn of car break-ins!
Lane closures will help holiday travel – a bit –  on I-91.
Long-time city councilors in Springfield say goodbye.
Jordan Goodman on the new tax laws.
Santa and Mrs. Claus now have mutual transponders!
~ much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, December 18, 2017

Western Mass. holiday traffic!
91-291 overnight closures (handbook).
Amherst Winterfest!
Secret Santa and the Angry Elves; Deedy Family collects toys again this year.
UPS shipping deadline for Christmas.
Unsafe ice warning!
Mass. “cryptocurrency” warning.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, December 11, 2017

What you need to know about snow removal and possible FINES!
Observe the parking bans! Another fine if you do not!
Mass. State Police remind you to plan ahead for storms!
5000 chickens and ducks in truck rollover on I-84.
Sandisfield DPW fire leaves town without snow removal equipment.
“The French Toast Forecast”
Mass. State Police recommend a winter road kit.
Post Office branches extend their hours for the holidays!
“Home For The Holidays” opens at the Majestic Theater in West Springfield.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday December 4, 2017

Senator Lesser wants Rosenberg and Hefner investigated!
“Welcome Yule” is coming.
Westfield State weekend bomb threat.
Frontier Regional soccer coach fired over Facebook post.
Hot Chocolate Run in Northampton sold out!
Nancy LeFevre will lead Springfield contingent in Holyoke’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Hannukah 2017 in Western Mass.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 6, 2017

I’m back!
Finding humanity in the dark.
The Springfield Symphony has a new Executive Director!
Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will be the top balloon cop!
Yanking out the old toll booths – right on schedule!
People are leaving the Berkshires!
Sidewalk reconstruction begins today in Springfield – listen in and find out where!
Parking changes in Amherst!
“This is Your Court Day” at the Springfield courts.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday August 9, 2017

KKK newspaper being delivered to Belchertown homes!
Long-standing Holyoke business has issue with a developer.
(with special guest, Laura Hicks)
Another 100 mph driver – only wearing underwear (!!)
Holyoke City Hall phones – still not working properly.
DOT says remaining toll booths down by the end of November.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 4, 2017

Longmeadow man appears before judge on charges of threatening to shoot another judge.
Westfield honors the late Robert Greenleaf, Pearl Harbor survivor.
West Springfield Fire Dept gets 1.2 M in Fed funds from Richie Neal to hire 8 new firefighters!
John Boyle O’Reilly Club’s Irish Music Celebration.
Weekend movies at the Agawam Cinema with Kimberly Wheeler!
Westfield bridge nearing the end of its life, may not be able to support fire trucks.

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! Wednesday May 31, 2017

Northampton serial streaker – at it again.

MassDOT adds new rules for bicycle riders.

Mayor Sarno asks for tornado remembrance on its 6th anniversary.

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum opens!

Longmeadow actor David Leslie stars in “The Producers” in Sturbridge.

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 8, 2017

Grace period on the Pike ends!

Flynn goes for the fifth term in Hampden.

O’Connell OUT in Holyoke.

Minimum marriage age in Mass. protest

Brad Shepard Today! Monday April 3, 2017

Mayor Kos runs again!

Rebecca Lobo inducted into Basketball HOF Class of 2017.

Business people on the move and in the news –  Cheryl Ronzoni and Paul Picknelly.

Converse Street in Longmeadow will be tied up for several months.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Rabid bats in West Springfield, fifty years of the Great Pumpkin, Trouble in the Agawam Police Dept., Mike’s Maze, and other Halloween activities!  It’s all here as you start your Tuesday morning with Brad

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday September 1, 2016

  • Cocchi said WHAT?! (allegedly)
  • BIG Y getting BIGGER!
  • Two separate Springfield million dollar lottery winners!
  • Festivals, and more electronic tolling info!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 23, 2016

  • Toll amnesty on the Mass Pike?
  • Mayor Morse reviews 12 DPW Chief apps
  • McDonald’s wrist – band recall
  • VET AIR; air transportation for vets to doctor’s appointments

–the people you may know, and the business information you need!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 22, 2016

  • Discount Big E tix!
  • Westfield good Samaritans aids flood victims
  • Angelo Puppolo and the Wilbraham Senior Fair
  • Flint the cat rescued!
  • Live at Mario’s Cafe Ambience

 

 

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! Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Springfield’s Union Station’s five million dollar six inch mistake
  • Chicopee relocates entire voting precinct
  • Blandford sues its former tax collector
  • East Longmeadow concert tonight-rescheduled