Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Big E and MGM and traffic.
October at City Stage – music and laughter!
Keshawn Dodds wins the 2018 Ubora Award.
Karissa Coleman named Ahadi Youth Award Winner.
Kendrah Elise owns and operates a “cruelty-free, vegan” hair salon in Westfield!
Catherine Pappas presents the Big E Shuttle!
Mass State Police setting up a sobriety checkpoint this Saturday the 15th.
Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Barbieri and other city officials will walk through shooting-plagued Forest Park.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sobriety checkpoints from the Mass. State Police this weekend.
Morgan Horse Show at the Big E is canceled.
Spinning for The Ride To Remember in downtown Springfield today!
Meet Tara Kozub, a Western Mass homemaker and business woman.
Registration for Big E races!
Sales tax holiday – just in time for “back to school” supplies.
Fran Beaulieu carries on a family tradition.
Eversource warns you of an “Eversource” phone scam.
Authentic old Aerosmith van found in Western Mass. woods.
Brad in concert in West Springfield tonight!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Westfield mayor reports progress on the city’s water problem.
Sheriff Nick Cocchi throws his second annual summer cookout!
Barre man charged with luring teen-age girls to a tent in the woods.
Springfield Regional Chamber holds first 2018-19 Rise and Shine Breakfast at MGM Springfield.
Kim checks in from the Agawam Cinemas.
Online car registration scam warning!
Springfield Painted Pianos Project.
Jordan Goodman’s August look at our money.
Springfield mayor extends city pool hours during this heat wave.
Casino infrastructure work creeps over the river to Agawam.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Movies in the Park in Springfield – postponed… again!
UMass #1 in the nation for the third year in a row for excellence in dining!
Palmer man leaves dogs in locked car; listen to what the temp in the car reached!
Donald Ashe, Jr. pursues his late father’s seat.
More than 250 cameras placed at the new Union Station!
Two retired Mass. State Police dogs are up for adoption!
I-91 lane closure schedule.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Feral cat in Wales tests positive for rabies.
Mass State Police sobriety checkpoint somewhere in Hampden County this weekend.
Police recruit suspected of drunk driving – update.
Ware free concerts begin!
Gas prices stabilize.
Pulled over… again!
Condo maintenance worker accused of stealing from at least 20 condo owners.
Federal Summer Food Service Program is funded to continue this summer.
RIP Dan Ingram.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 3, 2018

Mass. suspect extradited to Suffield, CT for charges of larceny.
1087 State Police cruisers will now have GPS and be monitored, due to State Police scandals.
Peter Pan bus involved in crash in Bourne.
New Level 3 sex offender in Ludlow.
Warm weather is here, but safety officials warn against swimming – the water is still too cold.
Annual Great New England Air & Space Show comes back to Westover for the first time in 3 years!

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!