Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 4, 2020

“Dunkaroos” are coming back!

Springfield Armory closed until the end of March for upgrades.

MGM responds to complaints of closed-off parking garage levels.

Westfield State University looking for a new administrator.

Springfield company owner sentenced to prison for a half-million dollar credit card swindle.

Reverend Dr. Joseph Green new Pastor of South Hadley’s Second Baptist Church.

Springfield Mayor and City Council Square off over Police Dept. technology.

South Hadley Town Administrator plans to leave next year.

Ten new marijuana shops eye Northampton.

A second parking garage for Amherst.

Mark Auerbach, ArtsBeat reporter, with a local concert report.

Cold winter has black bears wandering around!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 20, 2020

Holyoke Post Office and Holyoke Medical Center will help you apply for or renew a passport.

Springfield Armory February – March closure.

South Hadley “Bag the Community” event.

In Westfield, Blue Umbrella Books holds auction to keep the bookstore open.

Local father indicates kidnap suspect approached his daughter as well.

South Hadley is the next town to report car break-ins.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Western Mass. events.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, March 8, 2019

Town of Orange – drinking water may be rusty due to the recent fire.
RIP Charlotte Russe.
Marijuana and your teeth – with Cecilia Calabrese and Dr. Michael Calabrese.
Longmeadow school officials are calming parents after a worrisome social media post.
Kelly Fellner is the new superintendent of the Springfield Armory Historic Site.
Connecticut governor wants to place tolls on Connecticut highways, affecting Mass. drivers.
Western Mass. potholes worsen.
Fish markets are getting busier due to the Lenten season.
Red Cross lifeguard training course offered during April vacation!
Springfield mother claims daughter was bullied by having paper stuffed in her ear.

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 April 20, 2017

Unicorns exist!  (at Starbucks)

Pushy solar salesman in Deerfield

Westfield pothole throws woman from wheelchair

Goat Yoga?

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend May 27, 2016

  • A tribute to Officer Tarantino, with special guest; Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Dept.
  • Mass electric customers get 3 million dollar rebate
  • No more plastic bags in Easthampton
  • More Western Mass Bank of America branches close
  • Guitar Center opens in West Springfield!
  • Holiday Weekend guide!  Where and what to do!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday May 24, 2016

  • Proms and social host responsibility
  • Cookouts (grill safety)
  • Transpo hub for Westfield
  • Freebee Memorial Day concert at the Springfield Armory
  • All Folked Up at The Thirsty Mind, South Hadley

—–and much much more!



Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend April 22, 2016

  • Baker unveils nation’s first college tuition rebate program
  • O’Connell vs. Morse — version 2.0?
  • 170 flags along Memorial Drive
  • Weekend things to do, see, and hear

Brad Shepard Today! Weekend Wrap Up Friday November 20, 2015

  • A Civil War Christmas at the Springfield Armory
  • Bright Nights honors public safety officers at this year’s edition
  • License Commission padlocks the Odyssey Bar in Springfield
  • Is a Starbucks coming to Ludlow?
  • Police in Palmer save a man from a heroin overdose at a traffic stop
  • PIE DAY At Teamwork Realty Group in Longmeadow! (with special guest Artie Richton)
  • MAN OF LA MANCHA reopens in Broad Brook, CT


James Woolsey, Superintendent of the Springfield Armory

Even a broken clock is right twice a day!

James Woolsey, Superintendent of the Springfield Armory, talks about the effort to get this wonderful historic clock working again!