Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 19, 2018

More trouble for the State Police; former payroll head placed on leave.
UMass researcher joins NASA program to spend 45 days in a space capsule.
Fire and Hazmat summoned to Indian Orchard auto shop over chemical smell.
Franklin County man in the hospital after a forty-foot fall from a tree.
Mayor Sarno’s personal message of condolence to the Bush family.
Organized effort to keep Casa De Nana open.
Iraqi national living in Westfield confesses to setting fire to an Enfield pizza parlor.
Palmer gets a regional animal control facility.
Westfield Bon-Ton closing.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 5, 2018

TRAFFIC! I-91, Longmeadow, and a Mass. State Police check point!
UMass acquires Newton’s Mount Ida College.
Dinesh Patel closes on purchase of the Tower Square Hotel.
Holyoke Police try to identify tow truck driver accused of assaulting a woman.
Monson Savings bank offers Narcan training to their employees.
The Lupa Zoo is open for the Spring! (come see the little zebra!)

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Pancake breakfast has room for performers!
Springfield Symphony events!
Merrill Shepard Solo Acoustics Friday night.
Agawam woman runs the Boston Marathon in honor of her sister.
Springfield man and woman indicted on human trafficking charges.
Mass. State Police warn drivers – turkeys are mating!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Weather! The first snow of Spring!
From the ashes of Toys R Us, a toy store from the past plans a comeback!
13 year-old bomb-threat maker under arrest!
Unify Against Bullying opens their new offices in the old MassLive building.
West Springfield water flushing schedule.
Mass. State Police audit reveals overtime abuse.
Springfield Police arrest road rage man with machete.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Springfield Symphony Orchestra takes over leadership of Longmeadow Chamber Music Society.
Montague proposes additional marijuana controls.
Greenfield-Montague bridge set for makeover.
Church of the Incomparable God in Holyoke is closed – building is falling apart.
Springfield judge issues warning about posting bail for others.
More UMass/Amherst off-campus party trouble.
Springfield Police deal with a homeless man taunting a K-9 officer and break up a fight over cheese.
108 mph speeder gets a big fat ticket.

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 ! Tuesday November 7, 2017

Sexual misconduct causes Smith College theater to separate
State Police checkpoints coming up…
DA Gulluni tapped by the Governor!
Newly refurbished Cumberland Farms coming to Florence!
No Peeping Tom law in Greenfield, and a Peeping Tom..a bad combo
…and…the Thought For the Day, the Word of the Day,the weather and a Morning LOL!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 16, 2017

Check stealing scam in Westfield!
Dave Ratner visits the White House.
Charlie Baker dedicates Van Horn Park monument.
Things to do: Trivia Night at The Quarters in Hadley, and pick your own pumpkin at Red Fire Farms.
Arby’s brings back the Venison Sandwich!
Springfield fugitive lurking in Franklin County.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 24, 2017

Sgt. John Delaney no longer Springfield Public Information Officer
CT man blows through Chicopee and elsewhere at 100mph, causing triple car accident
Ware decides on its new Police Chief
Holyoke City Councilor advocates for fines for panhandlers
Pittsfield church opens time capsule!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend July 7, 2017

Couple has 16 restraining order between them.
Boating accident sends passengers flying into the water!
Holyoke offers newer, larger emergency hospital services.
Wilbraham – lots of roadwork this weekend – listen and find out where!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday June 20, 2017

Union Station open house!
Gas prices in the state are down
Chicopee pools and spray park reopen
Sobriety checkpoint!
IRS scam, with a twist!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 23rd, 2017

New Springfield RMV location opens today!
Springfield City Council announces two new committees
A state trooper delivers a baby on the Mass Pike in Blandford!

Brad Shepard Today! January 17th, 2017

New East Forest Park library comes in at 9.5 million
Springfield and Holyoke make the list of the 100 most dangerous cities in America
Children Of Eden to open at the Sinai Temple; with Sheri Levson
Facebook warning... and three rescued roosters

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 16, 2016

From the opening of the Big E, to traffic checkpoints, Jill Stein, the heyday of Rock and Roll, Thunderbird Thursdays in Springfield, the change in the age for legal tobacco sales in Northampton, and Cat On A Hot Tin roof….your craft fair and event packed weekend is here!  On Brad Shepard Today! Listen here!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 1, 2016

  • DELANEY’S MARKET opens this week in the Longmeadow Shops!
  • Charlie Baker vetoes proposed mileage tax for Mass motorists
  • Barking and Beer!  Dakin event
  • Gas prices DOWN..expected to stay down for the summer!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday May 17, 2016

  • Springfield bank robberies and the Opioid connection
  • Special guest; Sgt. John Delaney, SPD
  • Granby and Southwick elections results
  • Medical Marijuana for Ludlow?
  • Uber for Springfield?

much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 11, 2016

  • Statewide crackdown on distracted driving
  • Reckless driving weekend throughout Western Mass
  • STOP AND SHOP and food workers union reach accord
  • Another east Longmeadow Board of Select Persons meeting tonight–without Paul Federici
  • (Paul speaks out one on one with PVR”s Brad Shepard)
  • Alzheimer’s benefit/fundraiser at the Log cabin a success and great night!
  • (Dawn Creighton comments)

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday February 23, 2016

  • Mass Mutual announces layoffs
  • Bomb threats in several of our schools
  • THE BIG BROADCAST comes back to mt Holyoke, special guest; Mark Gionfiddo
  • How do our judges keep a straight face?
  • Congratulations to Pomeroy’s Sugar House

Brad Shepard Today! Monday December 14, 2015

  • Spring in December continues-“White Christmas” in doubt!
  • Forest Park welcomes new friends and lights the tree
  • Festival of Trees keeps growing!  A success story
  • Newell Rubbermaid buys Yankee Candle’s parent company
  • Sobriety checkpoint…when and where?

Brad Shepard Today! September 30, 2015

  • Goodbye to a loved one
  • The second family restaurant in Forest Park closes
  • Flood watch!
  • Red Bull shoplifter
  • MedExpress Urgent Care opens in Sixteen Acres
  • Belchertown Road Sunoco closes