Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Thoughts on the royal baby and the Kentucky Derby.
World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast is this Saturday.
“NYPD Blue” star Gordon Clapp brings Robert Frost to the Majestic Theater.
East Longmeadow’s Derrick Driscoll has been named Acting Deputy Director of the U.S. Marshal’s Office.
Potential marijuana shop in the South End gets off to a poor start with the neighborhood council.
Roxanne Wedergartner launches campaign for Greenfield mayor.
Our wet Spring may increase our mosquitos this season.
Kmart stores in Holyoke and Palmer have been sold.
Smith & Wesson sells its Shooting Sports Center.
Friendly’s Ice Cream and Garelick Farms up for sale.
Belchertown School Committee has two finalists for school superintendent.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 13, 2018

Free chips and “guac” at Chipotle!
Smith & Wesson parent company closes distribution outlet in Springfield – shifting those operations to Missouri.
Springfield accident on Main Street: car vs. Trolley Barn building.
Dr. Seuss specialty license plates may now be pre-ordered.
Icy water rescue for a local lost dog.
West Springfield police arrest an East Longmeadow woman for trafficking in “Grease Monkey” and “Bad Bunny Heroin.”
Walmart revamps its customer returned items process.
Gray House celebrates its 20th with a spaghetti supper!
Abandoned dog, tied to a tree in Suffield, rescued by Suffield Police.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 28, 2019

Mass. Pike road rage.
Northborough plans to restore home of Daniel B. Wesson.
Deadly heroin circulating in Northampton and environs.
15th Penguin Plunge over the weekend!
Adolpho’s – in the midst of a 23-day shutdown – receives another three-day license suspension.
Mass. Pike Ludlow rest stop closed temporarily.
Springfield License Commission shuts down Graham’s package store.
Holyoke Craft Beer opens in a great location!
Massive marijuana bust at the Mardi Gras building.
Mass. state officials allow hunters to harvest increased number of turkeys.
Ms. SENIOR Colleen competition!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 17, 2019

Holyoke motorist charged with texting while driving!
Holyoke news: City Council, Westfield Bank, and appointments.
Belchertown School Superintendent retires.
Smith & Wesson purchases Arizona firm.
It’s Penguin Plunge time again!
Former volunteer basketball coach from Amherst pleads guilty.
East Longmeadow Staples store to close in March.
Sears Holdings avoids liquidation – Eastfield Mall store still for sale.
Florence Bank’s newest Springfield branch opens with a big bang!
MLK Center holds “In The Words Of Dr. King.”
Blandford Ski Area is ready for snow and action!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend June 17, 2016

  • Mayor Sarno’s wife threatened–follow up
  • SGT JOHN DELANEY; Springfield police seize 16,000 bags of heroin, and deal with a homicide
  • Westfield increases hotel-motel room tax
  • WEEKEND HAPPENINGS!  Major music stars all over the region!

Brad Shepard Today May 26, 2015

  • Barnes Air Base jet scramble
  • The former Hampden Country Club is now the Great Horse Golf Resort
  • Best dressed prison inmates
  • Smith and Wesson Celebration of Heroes
  • Holyoke Medical Center men’s Health Fair