Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 18, 2018

Longmeadow Police arrest two men accused of breaking into five cars in the town.
Springfield City Council look at regulations to prohibit “vaping.”
St. Mary’s Parish welcomes a new pastor.
Extreme heat opens up splash pads! Here’s the list!
Springfield man commits lewd act in the courthouse.
Kellogg’s Honey Smacks recall.
Father’s Day recap.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Agawam shooter fires off at least 20 rounds during a ten-hour standoff.
$1M image campaign for Springfield moves forward!
Another Western Mass. church offers sanctuary to an immigrant awaiting deportation.
Ludlow police arrest driver speeding through residential street at more than 100 mph.
Monson man threatens to shoot up a Stafford Springs, CT school.
Two convicted Western Mass. organized crime figures have been sentenced.
With a trade war looming, Jordan Goodman describes the possible consequences.
Donald E. Ashe seeks re election as Register of Deeds.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, April 6, 2018

Judge allows Northampton museum to sell Rockwell works.
Northampton alleged “Peeping Tom” in court – the latest.
Michael Kremensky, “Peeping Tom” in Northampton, is fired.
It’s back – Applebee’s “Dollarita!”
Longmeadow Police rescue owl after tree fall.
Western Mass. black bears are waking up!
Springfield City Council works through rift on immigrant offered sanctuary by local church.
Western Mass. man fighting fifth OUI charge.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday March 7, 2018

Chicopee Police Officer arrested on sex assault charges.
Snowstorm details.
Springfield City Council delays voting on the District Fire Chief contract.
Merriam-Webster online dictionary adds some 85 words!
UMass President Marty Meehan wants to raise millions over the next ten years to lower school costs.
Agawam’s traffic mess at O’Brien’s Corner will have to wait for a fix… mayor says he has bigger problems.
Springfield needle exchange program starts up – as yet the date is unknown.
Potholes are wrecking tires and rims; cab companies prepare for them!
Queen tribute show “ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN” comes to Symphony Hall!
Next West Springfield Police Chief will not have a civil service contract.
Top Golf Swing Suite comes to MGM Springfield in the fall!
Mega Millions!

Radio Show #105 – Kelli Moriarty-Finn, Candidate for Springfield City Councilor-At-Large

Our series of rebroadcast interviews from Sheriff Cocchi’s BBQ continues with Kelli Moriarty-Finn.

Kelli is running for Springfield City Councilor-At-Large.

In this spirited and articulate exchange with Brad Shepard, Kelli describes some unexpected moments in her door-to-door campaign!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 2, 2017

THE CHANGING FACE OF PIONEER VALLEY POLITICS
With special guests; Cecilia Calabrese, candidate for Agawam City Council, and Kelli Moriarty-Finn, candidate for Springfield City Council
East Longmeadow Home Invasion
East Longmeadow bike thefts
Summer camp combining computer coding and water sports!
Worthington FD gets a new tanker truck!
Journey in Jazz at Classical High School atrium

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday May 17, 2017

Chicopee Canine Officer Kane makes a great drug arrest!

Long Meddowe Days coming!

DA Gulluni presents Stop The Swerve billboard award to students

Pollen is back!

Time for the Western Mass gardeners to plant!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Two Springfield City Councilors are livid over a new marijuana shop that has opened prematurely!
Junior Achievement of Western Mass. has big days ahead!
Chocolate, chowder and chili competition in Westfield!
Free pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day coming up!
And “SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL” is about to open in Hampden.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 23rd, 2017

New Springfield RMV location opens today!
Springfield City Council announces two new committees
A state trooper delivers a baby on the Mass Pike in Blandford!

Radio Show #59 – Kateri Walsh, Springfield City Council

Michael Harrison interviews the local leader about key regional issues and her soon-to-be launched program here on Pioneer Valley Radio.

Brad Shepard Today Monday, April 4, 2016

  • Calendar says Spring, weather says Winter
  • U Drive, U Text, U Pay!  statewide crack down
  • Chicopee mourns George Moreau
  • Springfield City Council and Mayor battle it out over residency waivers
  • Ashfield’s South Face Farm ends pancake weekends
  • Bears are waking up

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • Bears waking up in Wilbraham
  • Soup kitchen robbed
  • Haydenville woman and social security fraud
  • Belchertown follows East Longmeadow with shouting match at town meeting over police chief
  • Women’s Business Owner’s Alliance big night at Chez Joseph (meet special guest; comedian Kelly McFarland)

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 25, 2015

  • City Council “thumbs down” on proposed MGM parking ban
  • Arlo singing live in Great Barrington!  (You can still get everything you want at Alice’s Restaurant!)
  • Chicopee Boys and Girl’s Club Thanksgiving feed
  • Greenfield Board of Health grapples with needle exchange program as porposed
  • East Longmeadow Bluebird Estates embezzler gets four years plus in jail
  • Ludlow Burger King renovation

 

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday November 17, 2015

  • Special guest; Jordan Goodman, Western Mass money!
  • Spike in Opioid abuse and overdose
  • Hampden woman breaks into Wilbraham home
  • City Council votes on Jersey Barriers
  • Want to be a balloon wrangler?  The Spirit of Springfield wants to hear from you!
  • Springfield shoplifter loses pants in courtroom