Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 3, 2018

Deerfield gas line problem evacuates several homes.
Brookstone announces bankruptcy and the closing of over 100 stores.
Yankee Candle office employee layoffs.
One Stop Convenience opens in Westfield!
Daniel Federici Memorial Golf Tournament (special guest Paul Federici).
The never-ending IRS scam kicks up again in Chicopee and Ludlow.
The “Locked Gate at the Park” mystery cleared up.
Hampden County Sheriff’s Dept. collects some 2000 backpacks for kids in need going back to school.

Radio Show #171 – Daniel Federici Memorial Golf Tournament

This summer offers many golf tournaments, but a very special one will take place very soon.

It is the Daniel Federici Memorial Golf Tournament.

In this special program, Dan’s father, Paul Federici, talks with Brad about its origin, its history and this year’s event.

If you would like to play, or just come and watch, you’ll hear all the information right here in this show.

On a personal note, we all thank Paul for being so candid about this very personal loss.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, March 19, 2018

Mt. Tom fire!
If you bought a “Snuggie” you may be due a refund.
Belmont Avenue fire.
St. Patrick’s Road Race.
A leprechaun in Enfield!
“Home Town Heroes” get their due rewards!
Ludlow folks demand something be done about opioid overdose deaths.
Shot fired into Holyoke school classroom!
Paul Federici with a tax tip!
What is the deadline for using your Toys R Us gift cards?

Radio Show #144 – Paul Federici’s Tax Tips

Paul Federici is a busy man at all times of the year, but particularly now.

In addition to serving on the governing board of the Town of East Longmeadow, Paul is busily  preparing tax returns at the firm of Holden Associates in East Longmeadow.

Here, Paul takes time out to talk about your taxes for 2017.

  • What has changed in the tax-code for tax year 2017?
  • Which itemized deductions are taxpayers prone to miss?
  • Who is at risk for an audit?
  • What are the “red flags”?

Listen in for some helpful advice!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 8, 2017

Adult novelty store coming to East Longmeadow..a new kerfluffle in the town
New Cancer detection-treatment technology at Mercy Medical Center Sister Caritas Cancer Center
Marijuana Czar needed for the Commonwealth!
Christmas tree farmers welcome colder temperatures!
Greenfield man racks up 6th OUI
Caesar’s in Agawam to be torn down

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend August 18, 2017

Neffinger sues East Longmeadow and Paul Federici.
Ernesto Cruz stays in the Springfield City Council race, despite a boatload of trouble.
DA Gulluni on opioid abuse (exclusive).
Congrats to Career Point in Holyoke and Prospect Variety Convenience Store.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 30, 2016

  • Daniel Federici Memorial Golf Touranment!  (with special guest; Paul Federici)
  • Symphony Hall and City Stage, working through reverses
  • Back To School Tuesday!
  • Swan Jr. campaign, accuses Williams campaign of misrepresenting endorsements

–much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday August 12, 2016

  • Federici family agrees to sentencing of the driver in their son’s fatal accident
  • BAYSTATE lays off some 300 employees
  • Taste of the Valley today, in West Springfield, with special guest Richie Mitnick
  • “Cher” concert in East  Longmeadow, rained out!

–much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Springfield’s Union Station’s five million dollar six inch mistake
  • Chicopee relocates entire voting precinct
  • Blandford sues its former tax collector
  • East Longmeadow concert tonight-rescheduled

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, July 13, 2016

  • Bonds, stocks and gold all UP historically at the same time!  Jordan Goodman explains why!
  • East Longmeadow on the hook for a payout to the former police chief
  • Mayor Sullivan on the go! Touring Westfield businesses!
  • Is the state now allowing your barber/hairdresser to come to your home?

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! Wednesday April 20, 2015

  • East Longmeadow fires town administrator–again
  • Where is your free pretzel?
  • A month long canoe trip ends, a ‘Fun Run” and a Walk for Children begins…….

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • EAST LONGMEADOW BOARD OF SELECTMEN TURN THE TABLES!
  • –Historic meeting—Neffinger fired, Frederici restored..hear it all unfold!
  • Hamp-Wilb School district cuts 9.5 positions
  • New Balise Kia dealership opens!
  • DPH Gives Baystate 15 days to justify Mary Lane changes
  • SPORTS NOTES!

Special thanks to Don Maki and East Longmeadow Community Access Television for their assistance and cooperation.

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 11, 2016

  • Statewide crackdown on distracted driving
  • Reckless driving weekend throughout Western Mass
  • STOP AND SHOP and food workers union reach accord
  • Another east Longmeadow Board of Select Persons meeting tonight–without Paul Federici
  • (Paul speaks out one on one with PVR”s Brad Shepard)
  • Alzheimer’s benefit/fundraiser at the Log cabin a success and great night!
  • (Dawn Creighton comments)

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! April 6, 2016

  • FRANK KEOUGH CRASHES EAST LONGMEADOW SELECT BOARD MEETING-AND SPEAKS OUT!
  • Mass Mutual Ins. co. layoffs
  • Western Mass bank merger
  • National Grid is dropping your electric rates for Spring and Summer

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 30, 2016

  • Inside the East Longmeadow board of Selectman meeting; (A town gathers to watch a local government continue slow motion self-destruction)
  • Ludlow call for election recount
  • All clear at the Chicopee BIG Y

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday March 29, 2016

  • Group calls for restoration of North Adams Regional Hospital
  • Ludlow Selectmen race results
  • Woman held up while trying to buy marijuana
  • “I didn’t like the way she was dancing…” Springfield police break up fighting sisters at strip club
  • East Longmeadow residents demand Selectmen hold their meeting in larger room at Council on Aging

 

Brad Shepard Today! Weekend Round Up, February 26, 2016

  • Flood warnings in effect throughout Western Mass
  • IRS scams increase (hear an example)!
  • Hamp-Wilb school district looking for a new superintendent
  • Weekend entertainment and performances everywhere!