Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, June 1, 2018

New Apple-produced TV series to do a sitcom about Amherst poet Emily Dickinson.
Joe and Liz Stevens return… with big game!
Possible double homicide in Springfield.
Yankee Pedlar building will be lifted and moved!
The Mayor’s putting competition.
Mass. school bus driver charged with touching an elementary school child.
The saga of the Mater Dolorosa Church comes to a happy ending.
Brimfield police pinch a New Hampshire man who made off with a pizza.
Summer job for a Ranger to teach… rangering!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fireworks announcement today!
Hartford church presents the story of Elizabeth Colt, wife of Samuel.
New Tru by Hilton Hotel is open in Chicopee.
Eversource plans summer rate cut.
More aggressive panhandlers.
Granby police ask for help to identify a man accused of grabbing a jogger.
Springfield Police rescue baby ducklings from a storm drain.
Sheriff Cocchi hosts a forum on opioid addiction in Southwick.
How high should your lawn grass be?
Andy Yee acquires new restaurant.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pancake Breakfast traffic advisory.
Sentencing for the last of five Western Mass. mobsters.
Hardwick woman shoots and kills turkey from a moving vehicle.
Chalk vandalism at Stanley Park.
Massachusetts bill to ban robocalls to cell phones.
Great Barrington joins towns that work to ban water bottles.
Former night club trouble spot reopens as “sit down” restaurant.
Western Mass. people receiving awards!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast is ready!
South Hadley hunting accident.
Leicester Police find suspect by print found in Play-Doh.
Tommy’s House dedicated to fallen serviceman Tommy Sullivan.
Longmeadow holds “pre-town forum” to discuss issues prior to town meeting.
Springfield driver slams into police cruiser for the second time!
Summer speeder gets minivan up to 115 mph!
Is your air conditioner ready for the season?
Chicopee woman creates disturbance Sunday morning.
Suspect tries to gain entry to an Atwater Park home.

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! Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Pancake breakfast has room for performers!
Springfield Symphony events!
Merrill Shepard Solo Acoustics Friday night.
Agawam woman runs the Boston Marathon in honor of her sister.
Springfield man and woman indicted on human trafficking charges.
Mass. State Police warn drivers – turkeys are mating!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday March 13, 2018

Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield’s big announcement!
Thorne’s Marketplace big makeover!
Connecticut River clean-up effort from four different communities.
West Springfield High School receives gift of $11,000 of new phys ed equipment.
West Springfield Police want help identifying Red Bull thieves.
Two versions of an IRS scam are now working through the area… here are the details for your protection!
St. Mary High School in Westfield closing by the end of the year.
Judy Matt talks about The 2018 Bright Nights Ball.
Westfield continues to experience water problems, and shuts down their 3rd well.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend March 9, 2018

Spirit of Springfield announces 2018 City of Bright Nights Ball.
Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce holds Business Breakfast.
“The Capitol Steps” come back to Western Mass.
Baystate and 94.7-WMAS raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
Springfield Water and Sewer Dept. imposter scam.
Registry of Motor Vehicles unavailable for a few days in March as they change out computer systems.
Holyoke adds two new middle schools for 2019.
Agawam firefighter Pam Murphy, Commonwealth’s first woman firefighter, retires after 32 years.
Somers Village Players offer a dinner theater show!
Amherst orders resident to get rid of livestock – claiming it smells.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PETER PAN moves in!
The inside scoop on the Springfield weekend fire.
BRIGHT NIGHTS about to flip the switch for 2017!
WESTERN MASS. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE!
Packages left on porches MAY be stolen this season! Local Police Depts. are issuing warnings!
“Lucky” the famous lottery machine goes on tour!
Thoughts on the death of a mad man.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 15, 2017

Parking lot scam – may be coming this way… a heads up!
Downtown Springfield Hampden Bank Building for sale!
Meningitis contracted by second UMass Amherst student.
Balloon Wranglers wanted!
Regional law enforcement cracks down on Springfield prostitutes – and THEIR JOHNS!
… and the word of the day, thought for the day, morning LOL and the weather, too!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Lisa Ziegert’s alleged killer identified and arrested!
Big E Roller Coaster rescue.
TOYS “R” US in danger of bankruptcy.
Holyoke native wins Emmy!
New words for the dictionary from Merriam-Webster.
Bright Nights 5k Road Race an immediate sell-out!

Brad Shepard Today Wednesday September 13, 2017

Arrest warrant for Springfield Police officer.
Waggin’ Trails dog park planned for Northampton!
Bright Nights 5K Road Race!
Wrong-way Columbus Avenue driver.
Jordan Goodman on Equifax identity protection.
East Longmeadow man places 4 cameras in York, Maine vacation rental bathroom.
——much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 1, 2017

UMass Amherst takes award for the best campus food in the nation!
Puffins Pond pervert
UMass Amherst replaces old admin building with parking lot
Bay Path University launches a new doctoral program
Gas prices
Converse Street construction
Bright Nights season pass deal!
Subaru of America and Mercy Medical Center

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Star Spangled Springfield–the latest for the Fourth of July!

Amherst Motel to be razed

Hardwicke addresses by-laws prohibiting nuclear device detonations

F.L. Roberts discovers “skimmers” on pumps in two locations!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend May 12, 2017

Governor Baker nixes soda tax proposal.

Pancake Breakfast tomorrow!

Dog Shelter – a bumpy road for an Agawam woman.

Mass. Bar Association Dial-A-Lawyer phone-in program.

New “Mass Appeal” co-host!

– much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend May 5, 2017

Pot store back doing business in Springfield!

New PVTA administrator chosen!

World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast rides again!

Gray Death may come to Western Mass

Mayor Reichelt throws hat in for another West Springfield term as mayor

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! March 31, 2017

The Big Mamou sauces now available at Pride stores!

Pancake Breakfast honorary chairman named!

Charlie’s Cheesesteaks now open at Ingleside!

New Park Ranger for Agawam!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

The Spirit of Springfield announces the 2016 Parade of the Big Balloons Marshall!  Helen Caulton Harris announces free flu shots for the city; Brad presents a new feature – Pioneer Valley Mail Bag!  Free turkey dinner alert, and come along with us and AAA driver Stefan… an unsung hero of the Western Mass roads!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 23, 2016

  • Toll amnesty on the Mass Pike?
  • Mayor Morse reviews 12 DPW Chief apps
  • McDonald’s wrist – band recall
  • VET AIR; air transportation for vets to doctor’s appointments

–the people you may know, and the business information you need!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 19, 2016

 

  • Gary Rome’s big opening of the new dealership!
  • Perplexed senators on the new pike gantries
  • Something’s rotten in Easthampton
  • Dakin animal stolen kitty alert!
  • THE WEEKEND EVENTS SEGMENT!