Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PETER PAN moves in!
The inside scoop on the Springfield weekend fire.
BRIGHT NIGHTS about to flip the switch for 2017!
WESTERN MASS. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE!
Packages left on porches MAY be stolen this season! Local Police Depts. are issuing warnings!
“Lucky” the famous lottery machine goes on tour!
Thoughts on the death of a mad man.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, November 16, 2017

Chicopee City Hall rehab may come in at $10M.
Holiday Farmers Market coming!
Bright Nights time again! Find out what’s new!
Adam and Eve feel unwelcome in East Longmeadow!
Ludlow – the latest town to reject recreational marijuana.
Northampton students knit for a warmer winter for the homeless.
A moment with Michelle Wirth at Mercedes of Springfield.
A moment with Jordan Goodman, with a holiday retail prediction!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, October 13, 2017

ANNOUNCING! LIVE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COMES TO PIONEER VALLEY RADIO!
Seuss flap update!
MGM Springfield hiring update!
South Hadley selectperson resigns! “no one has respect for the board!”
Western Mass foliage report
Thunderbirds start their season and Plan B unveils the “Thunderburger!”
——-AND; the morning smile, word of the day, thought for the day and the weather!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday July 10, 2017

Eight arrested in Springfield for paint-ball attack.
MGM Springfield shells out to upgrade streets and roads.
Stolen kitten returned.
Chicopee playground becomes Wisniowski Park.
7 year-old collects ALL Northampton Police Trading Cards!
K-MART in Springfield goes under.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, June 15, 2017

Holyoke Police Chief furious with a local judge

Wilbraham’s Peach Festival is back!

Deceased dog, left in car

Monson elections results!

Riverfront Park Makeover!

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend May 12, 2017

Governor Baker nixes soda tax proposal.

Pancake Breakfast tomorrow!

Dog Shelter – a bumpy road for an Agawam woman.

Mass. Bar Association Dial-A-Lawyer phone-in program.

New “Mass Appeal” co-host!

– much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday March 30, 2017

Six Flags expands into Christmas Season!
Stearns Square Concert Series for Summer 2017 –  CANNED!
Westover will burn 200 acres of grassland.
Hitler-signed postcards auctioned in Belchertown.
DA Anthony Gulluni explains “STOP THE SWERVE!”

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! Tuesday September 27, 2016

Frost advisories, seven new stores at Ingleside, a downtown office building, only a bit tornado damaged, is on the auction block, gas prices are down, Holyoke High School students can register to vote at age-16-17, when they turn 18, and a 205 foot crane downtown, makes people realize MGM is starting to change the Springfield skyline!  Brad looks at all of this and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday May 11, 2016

  • Pancakes are coming!
  • Find out where the “happiest place in Massachusetts is.”
  • A new cemetery for Ludlow
  • Possible predator in East Longmeadow may have turned up in Agawam as well

Much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday January 12, 2016

  • IRS phone scams on the rise (hear an actual phone call!)
  • Jordan Goodman reviews Springfield’s economy
  • The Red Rose expands!
  • Anthony Wilson voted in and confirmed as Springfield’s new City Clerk
  • Retired Springfield police officer charged with theft of nearly $400,000.00

Brad Shepard Today! Monday January 11, 2016

  • Wind and rain, and power outages, and downed trees
  • Ludlow High School students making “No Sew blankets” for those in need
  • Westfield’s Julie Leavitt collecting hats, gloves, and mittens for winter needs
  • Demolition on the former Zanetti School to begin
  • Powerball jackpot

Brad Shepard Today! Friday-weekend wrap-up-December 18, 2015

  • Big wind for the region this weekend!
  • Santa brings early Christmas to Square One!
  • MGM update; some hurdles passed, some more to come
  • Senator Humason moves the Governor to help the Holyoke Soldier’s Home
  • Agawam Mayor Cohen’s self described “adopted son,” in hot water in two states

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday November 19, 2015

  • MGM Springfield still has support of the unions
  • Denise Walker promoted to Senior VP Country Bank!
  • Salvation Army Holyoke looking for Thanksgiving and Christmas volunteers
  • Westfield High principal escorted from school?
  • Zanetti School closes achievement gap

PIONEER VALLEY RADIO CRIME BEAT;

  1. Grey Goose shoplifter
  2. Mardis Gras customer-unwilling to leave

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 18, 2015

  • Flu shots at Baystate
  • Pre-school Yoga in East Longmeadow
  • Ludlow fights opioid epidemic
  • Honors for Springfield Central High marching band
  • History making donation to Westfield State
  • Fort Hill Road Noise battle still on in Easthampton
  • MGM Springfield explanation
  • Pastafarians?  Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster?

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 3, 2015

SPECIAL ELECTION DAY EDITION!

  • Featuring last minute appeals from candidates for various offices!
  • Election day information handbook
  • Western Mass shoplifters and counterfeiters—(and we will even throw in a goat)

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday October 29, 2015

  • Eversource electric bills up this winter (but how much?)
  • Library Park renovations complete in Holyoke!
  • Charlie Baker in the city
  • Top level MGM execs make pilgrimage to Springfield
  • Flooded areas from yesterday and last night!

Brad Shepard Today Tuesday October 27, 2015

The Junior Achievement of Western Mass’ Stock Market Challenge is back!

–with special guest, Jen Connolly, Exec Dir. Junior Achievement of Western Mass

  • Halloween parties and festivals around the region
  • The Agawam Family Cinema finally opens!
  • MGM Springfield and the city, a lover’s quarrel?

Michael Albano speaks out!

Springfield’s former mayor, and present member of the Governor’s Council is running for reelection.

Here he is, with Brad Shepard, in a candid conversation on a host of topics, including;

  • Location of the alcohol and drug treatment center
  • MGM Springfield’s re-design
  • Getting crime in the city under control

……. the question of whether he will run for Sheriff of Hampden County, and an overview of presidential politics.

Brad Shepard Today! October 15, 2015

Updates on;

  • MGM Springfield
  • Hampden-Wilbraham School district
  • Holyoke Trees
  • Barnes Air National Guard training–jets in the air tonight