Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 7, 2019

Mayocue and Mayomust?
Big drug bust in Groton.
Emergency Open Pantry asking for your help (with Annie Rennix).
Black Bears are awake, roaming and looking for food.
Longmeadow School Committee appoints 4 new members.
Dollar Tree closes 390 Family Dollar Stores and folding in 200 others under the Dollar Tree name.
Springfield Alzheimer’s Association looking for volunteers.
Longmeadow residents warned about their drinking water standards.
Horse rescued from icy pond in Brimfield.
Walter Alexander, Marine veteran of World War II AND The Korean War, turns 102!
City Councilor Orlando Ramos cans his run for Springfield Mayor.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Northampton pothole hotline.
Two Mass. hikers rescued!
Construction at Bradley International Airport to be finished by late Spring.
Mary Pope Osborne appears at the Eric Carle Museum author series!
Child recovers after falling through the ice at Puffer’s Pond in Amherst.
Feds swarmed a home in East Longmeadow and found half a ton of pot!
Safety grant, “Shannon Grant,” is awarded to the state to curb gang violence.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Six Flags hiring for the summer – all this month!
North Adams man pleads guilty after mistakenly texting the police to sell drugs.
Mass. Democratic Party holds its annual convention in Springfield – and does NOT invite Mayor Sarno.
Amherst Police lieutenant promoted to captain.
Charlotte Russe files bankruptcy; closes 94 stores, two in Mass.
UMass partygoers celebrate Pats win by setting a couch on fire.
City of Chicopee sues pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic.
Ice on Congamond Lakes melting – not safe.
Holyoke St. Pat’s Parade just 6 weeks away!
Beckett Spring closing on hold – water pipe issue.
MOONDANCE: Van Morrison tribute concert at the Berkshire Theater.
Holyoke’s Wyckoff Country Club sold.
Postal worker drives mail truck into the Millers River.
Hunters killed more deer in Mass. this year than in years past.
Hampden County Sheriff’s Dept. welcomes K-9 Brooklyn, certified therapy dog, to the force!
Warm weather brings pothole season in sooner.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 4, 2018

State’s Bald Eagle population increasing.
Friendly’s closes Sumner Avenue location.
Who illegally shot and killed a deer in a residential neighborhood?
Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni presents another gun buy-back.
Dave Ratner closes Dave’s Soda and Pet City on Carew Street.
Free Christmas concert at Symphony Hall featuring the Army National Guard Band.
Dunkins offering afternoon $2 espresso drinks!
Winter Wonderland at the Big E Storrowton.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Traffic and construction information for the remainder of this week.
Plans and officials are now announced for Springfield’s Parade of the Big Balloons!
National Grid is setting off propane “booms” to chase away crows!
Heavy rain and falling leaves cause hazardous driving conditions.
95 year-old WWII Air Force veteran from East Longmeadow receives medals.
Moose and deer are breeding and very likely to run in front of your car.
Rep for proposed marijuana facility shows up late and is unable to field questions.
Holyoke chiropractor donates 265 lbs. of food to Kate’s Kitchen.
Red Cross needs help with blood donations.
Salvation Army of Holyoke holds their annual turkey drive.
Proposed pot shop for Easthampton raises eyebrows due to its location… near a child daycare center.

Brad Shepard Today Wednesday June 1, 2016

  • National Donut Day in Western Mass
  • Summer read for young adults! Special guest, local author, Tammy Young Cote’
  • Free fishing weekend at the Quabbin!
  • New flag pole for the Wingate

so much more!