Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 12, 2018

World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast announces this year’s chair!
Another Western Mass. town says “no” to recreational marijuana.
Granby child porn arrestee receives additional sentence.
Gas prices to jump this summer.
Chicopee Moose and Elk Lodges present contribution to Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen.
Chicopee Police warn of a new scam.
Montague Police Dog Officer receives state award.
New owners of the former Tower Square Hotel close on the purchase.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 8, 2017

Holyoke City Councilor found guilty of drunk driving.
Chicopee offers help to first-time home buyers!
The Big E goes big for country music this year!
Sheriff Cocchi’s FIRST annual picnic!
Westfield Air Show!
Springfield Rescue Mission van vandalized.

Radio Show #72- Hampden County Sheriff
Nick Cocchi

In an exclusive conversation with Brad Shepard, newly-minted Sheriff of Hampden County Nick Cocchi reflects on his first days in office; his plans, challenges and position on issues inside and outside of prison walls.

From the opioid epidemic to the politics of corrections in Western Mass., here is Sheriff Cocchi at his most candid.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday September 1, 2016

  • Cocchi said WHAT?! (allegedly)
  • BIG Y getting BIGGER!
  • Two separate Springfield million dollar lottery winners!
  • Festivals, and more electronic tolling info!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday August 4, 2016

  • TASTE OF THE VALLEY in West Springfield – one of the few “town taste” events still going on!
  • Western Mass trees are confused!
  • Clarion Hotel in Northampton – demolition underway
  • TD Bank, bank robber drops his cellphone…police make arrest
  • MASS DOT drags its feet on Exit 6 overcharge reimbursements

More from Holyoke, Agawam, and Longmeadow!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday June 8, 2016

  • Laura Bush in the Berkshires
  • Dr. Seuss’ step-daughter in Springfield!
  • East Longmeadow election; the voices of the winners and the losers;
  • —take a walk with Brad down “political row” just outside Birchland Park School

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 24, 2016

  • Marijuana a booming business, (UMass Amherst student gets swindled in weed sale with shredded lettuce)
  • Albano receives endorsement from……..
  • Bears are waking up…and they are hungry—be careful!
  • Great Barrington mans steals from his grandmother
  • Local business hands out anti – bullying grants!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 16, 2016

EAST LONGMEADOW FILE;

  • THORPE VOTED OUT
  • NEFFINGER ACCUSES MELLIS OF INSUBORDINATION, THREATS, AND COLLUSION

Keough pops up in Sheriff’s race….Cocchi disavows connection

Wilbraham drunk driver vs. police officer’s foot

WESTERN MASS COURTS;

  • Second suspect in UMASS assault and robbery, arraigned
  • Judge Boyle sentences shoplifter who had 30 packages of salami and fish in his pants

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! November, Friday the 13th, 2015 and Weekend Wrap-Up!

  • MAN OF LA MANCHA opening night
  • Suit Up Springfield !  Bow Ties and Beers, tonight! Special guest; Alphonso Santaniello
  • Author Ellen Stimson coming to the Log Cabin; “An Old Fashioned Christmas” and cookie contest!
  • GUS AND PAUL’s Sumner Avenue building and land, up for auction
  • Cocchi for Sheriff campaign reported to OCPF
  • Goodwill embezzler
  • Nurse impostor