Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday April 10, 2018

MassDOT exec placed on administrative leave.
PVTA fare is going up – service will be cut back as well.
Holyoke man arrested and charged with bomb making in his home.
Illegal dumping still a problem; surveillance cameras have been added to end the problem.
Local media gets Brynn Cartelli’s name wrong.
Springfield streets and roads are a mess.
Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day!

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! Tuesday February

Meningitis at Smith College
Another accident at the Longmeadow Curve
Chicopee suspect evades police, runs home, screams for his mother
Greene Room Productions, a theater group, moves to the Eastfield Mall
Mass Pike service plaza in Lee, shuts down gas pumps for a week
Tragedy touches Bill Cosby and family
The Sinai Temple Springfield selects their new Rabbi
Friendly’s closes South Hadley location

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday February 21, 2018

Agawam fundraiser for Agawam School security improvements.
I-91 Longmeadow dangerous curve causing more alarm and gaining MASS DOT attention.
Coyotes on the prowl in many towns – endangering pets.
No more photo printing at Costco!
Sullivan and Velis reach into their personal pockets to help an organization.
Dunkin’ Donuts free clickable coupon is false.
Spring skiing at Berkshire East!

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! Friday and the weekend, January 19, 2018

Springfield Police Commissioner makes arrests too!
Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses union and hospital management negotiations break down.
Congressman Neal, Holyoke Chamber candidates, and a free car wash!
I-91 Springfield north and southbound lanes shut down this weekend to paint the lanes (again).
State Senate looking to crack down on illegal hunting.
Weather causes electric bills to go through the roof for some customers.
Mayor Sarno gets behind Governor Baker’s tougher stance on opioid addiction.
East Longmeadow trash not picked up in weeks.
Weekend entertainment! Movies and live music!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday January 9, 2018

Mavis Wanczyk Megamillions scam!
Enfield prison escapee still on the lam!
Wacky musical send up of GAME OF THRONES comes to CityStage!
Eastfield Mall offers multi-vendor open market!
All you can eat pancakes at IHOP! Celebrate their 60th through February!
No more Bread and Butter in Amherst.
I-91 lane reopening update.

Brad Shepard today! Friday and the weekend, January 5, 2018

West Springfield Police warn; “The Felony Lane Gang” is operating in Western Mass.
This weather is lowering your tire pressure! Some garages offer a different kind of air to prevent this.
Frostbite precautions are necessary!
Watch out for missing lane shift markings and road markings on I-91!
Stuck car revs his engine to the point where his car caught fire!
One Western Mass. town particularly hard hit by the storm.
Red Cross opening shelters from arctic cold today.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 16th, 2017

Martin Luther King Day program;

Featuring; traffic information, and a rundown of what is opened and closed today.
Also–

“Exotic Dancer” Princeza in a fracas with the Springfield Police
South Hadley students volunteer to help food banks!
A second courthouse honors a local jurist!

 

Brad Shepard Today! January, 10th, 2017

A new police officer for Wilbraham, this one with four legs!
Peter Pan bus vs. Granby home!
Open burning is just a few months away!
New laws regarding tethering your dog!
Much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 22, 2016

Start your Tuesday with Brad!  Find out who has your free coffee when you travel over the Thanksgiving weekend!  And come where the wild turkeys roam in South Hadley!  Someone is having their 100th birthday, and a special anniversary for a local livery company!  it’s your Western Mass world in detail with Brad!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday August 31, 2016

  • MASS DOT; Dynamic Merge!
  • Lost Golden Retriever
  • Mapleshade has electricity
  • New location for the Springfield Registry!
  • Angry Yellow Jackets!  Wasp season!

—more Western Mass happenings!

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!