Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 15, 2019

High wind advisory!
Patriot’s Day – what’s on and what’s off.
Stop & Shop strikers speak out.
American International College laundry room fire.
Native American UMass PowWow.
Flag raising in Holyoke for the Sikh community.
Warning to swimmers – the waters are still too cold!
Springfield Police C3 host an Easter Party.
Westfield Mayor holds Easter Egg Hunt.
Six Flags New England collecting suits and dresses!
Crews work to clean up Five Mile Pond oil spill.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 5, 2019

Beer-infused coffee?
Maine State Police Detective and former Easthampton resident accidentally killed on I-95.
30-foot tree falls on roof and into bedroom of a Plumtree Road home in Sunderland.
Wind and brush fire warning.
Congressman Neal requests IRS to provide the president’s tax returns.
Joe Morissette kicks off campaign for Chicopee mayor.
Area colleges join forces to offer online degrees.
Emergency bridge inspection and road closure in Palmer.
Town of Erving gets a library.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 27, 2019

There may be weed killer in your beer and wine.
Boston Market entrees are being recalled – there could be some glass or plastic in them.
Rough weather for the remainder of the week.
Wind forces Southwest Air flight to divert to Providence instead of landing at Bradley International.
Cannabis Resource Center proposed to educate the public about marijuana growing.
Hampden-Wilbraham school superintendent accidentally sends the wrong email.
Frontera Grill in Chicopee raises the roof.
New Springfield Police Dept. head, Cheryl Claprood, pledges review of misconduct allegations within the department.
Skyline Trading Company allows customers to “pay it forward.”
If a tree falls in your yard… is it your responsibility?

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 29, 2018

Tuesday the Mass. Bar Association is providing free legal advice with Dial-A-Lawyer!
Tornadoes touched down in Hardwick and Hubbardston, as confirmed by the National Weather Service.
110 Grill comes to Hadley and Holyoke.
Liberty Mutual lays off 25 employees.
Springfield Mayor and Chief of Police order safety procedures to protect area synagogues.
Westfield mother and daughter approached by a strange man in a vehicle.
Sparkle, a wellness event from Mercy Medical Center for women, at Chez Josef.
Springfield residents receive free dental care from STCC.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 2, 2018

More problems for the Montague Police Department.
The heatwave we are having!
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in Southwick.
Comcast outage progress.
Splash-parks burn warnings!
Best Buy announces it is discontinuing CD sales.
Fireworks report: who has had them, and who is about to!
Recreational marijuana sales start date has come and gone… and no start in view.
Gas prices have probably peaked!
East Longmeadow Fourth of July parade note.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 17, 2017

Move over Dr. Seuss –  Norman Rockwell’s family has a bone to pick with the Berkshire Museum.
Springfield bank robber arrested within 24 hours of the robbery.
ANOTHER bank robbery in Chicopee!
Many arrests for noisy parties in Amherst.
Ziggy the St, Bernard in South Hadley gets another chance.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Agawam contaminated site report.
Play-Doh comes home to East Longmeadow… and brings some jobs with it!
The tornado in Goshen and Conway – it’s official, according to the National Weather Service.
$3 gas this summer?  AAA has the prediction!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend April 22, 2016

  • Baker unveils nation’s first college tuition rebate program
  • O’Connell vs. Morse — version 2.0?
  • 170 flags along Memorial Drive
  • Weekend things to do, see, and hear

Brad Shepard today! Weekend Wrap-Up, Friday-Sunday January 22-24, 2016

  • Storm will place in top ten storms of all time?
  • Grateful Dead 1973 Springfield concert now on CD!
  • Senate passes bill to ban hand-held cell phones in cars!
  • Northampton City hall sign causes controversy!
  • Amherst College students want to replace Lord Jeffrey Amherst mascot–with what?

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday December 28, 2015

  • First winter snow; when and how much?
  • Peg is Alive at 105! Party for Peg Stearns in Hampden, special guest; Reverend Todd Farnsworth
  • Montague parking ban
  • City hall in Westfield closing for the holiday
  • Kwanzaa 2015 underway
  • Longmeadow Hu Ke Lau not accepting gift certificates