Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, February 1, 2019

Greenfield offers two new shelter opportunities in this brutal cold.
Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, and Pat Sullivan announce renovation of Ruth Elizabeth Park.
Springfield mayor wishes Tony King a happy 101st birthday!
Westfield Mayor Brian P. Sullivan announces he will NOT seek a third term.
Fruit juice warning causes concern.
Breakthrough in the K-Fest! A new location has been announced for the Kielbasa Festival!
Springfield firefighters called to Main Street Post Office as a jump-start goes wrong and sets both cars on fire.
Westfield Police officer struck by vehicle while directing traffic.
Cold weather takes a toll on car batteries: here are tips from AAA.
Cold weather may affect your medications: Baystate Health has some tips.
Holyoke Police Dept. ready to add ten new full-time officers; here are their names.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Section of Roosevelt Ave. closed today.
Several Springfield businesses are not renewing their liquor licenses.
A special birthday at a downtown restaurant, and YOU get the gift!
Jordan Goodman with a report on the retailers this holiday season.
David is a Salvation Army bell-ringer.
USPS, FEDEX, AND UPS mailing deadlines.
Hanukkah celebration in Longmeadow concludes.
Festival of Trees serves more than 100 trees for families.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Traffic and construction information for the remainder of this week.
Plans and officials are now announced for Springfield’s Parade of the Big Balloons!
National Grid is setting off propane “booms” to chase away crows!
Heavy rain and falling leaves cause hazardous driving conditions.
95 year-old WWII Air Force veteran from East Longmeadow receives medals.
Moose and deer are breeding and very likely to run in front of your car.
Rep for proposed marijuana facility shows up late and is unable to field questions.
Holyoke chiropractor donates 265 lbs. of food to Kate’s Kitchen.
Red Cross needs help with blood donations.
Salvation Army of Holyoke holds their annual turkey drive.
Proposed pot shop for Easthampton raises eyebrows due to its location… near a child daycare center.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 13, 2017

“Free Tea Friday” at participating Starbucks!
East Longmeadow says “no” to recreational marijuana.
Sarno on the warpath about low bails!
Westfield McDonald’s gets a makeover!
Salvation Army summer camp!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Calling all balloon handlers – the Parade of the Big Balloons needs you! And how much will YOU spend this holiday season? The cost of getting high might just get higher, if Sheriff Cocchi has anything to say about it.  Also, please help the Salvation Army!  They would like to give out turkeys to needy families – and they cannot do it if they do not have turkeys – which they do not!  Listen to our program and get all the details!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, December 17, 2015

  • Authentic Santa fills Salvation Army truck with toys!
  • South Branch Park named after Springfield’s Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan
  • A chat with DA Anthony Gulluni
  • Where to put the Wilbraham Senior Center?
  • Bright Nights presents Frozen Fantasy!

 

Brad Shepard Today! November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving

THANKSGIVING DAY SPECIAL!

  • –with special greetings from Pioneer Valley Radio friends, and YOU!
  • Service organizations feeding those in need
  • New Oil Burners for those in desperate circumstances
  • Congratulations to local business people and their promotions
  • Thanksgiving Day–what’s open and closed

 

Brad Shepard today! Wednesday July 22, 2015

  • President Obama salutes Springfield’s Thomas Sullivan
  • MGM offers opportunities to companies owned by veterans
  • People vs. West Springfield on tree house for disabled young man
  • Curbside ice cream delivery app for your phone
  • Salvation Army Christmas in July
  • Summer cocktail recipe; how to make a “Mojo-Rito!”