Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Jordan Goodman on Western Mass gas prices.

Mark Auerbach on a concert streaming event.

Spirit of Springfield Annual Golf Classic!

Springfield Police Department Memorial Ceremony.

Springfield Lodge of Elks Polish Nationality Night.

Springfield Museums present “Wild Kratts Creature Power!

Gas prices are going up.

The President’s new efforts to encourage vaccinations.

Supply Line interruptions cause shortages in many areas, including chickens.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 22, 2021

MGM Springfield receives a special award.

Springfield Police officers save the life of a baby.

Holyoke man charged with possession of child pornography.

Subaru recall, affecting certain models.

Lock you car, AND your house.

Springfield Vax Force event on Saturday.

The Mayor and other officials tour the city’s Municipal Nursery.

Changes at the top of the Springfield Symphony.

Community clean-up Saturday, meeting at Nathan Bill’s.

Holyoke opens second phase of public art installation!

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 5, 2021

Girls On The Run now open for Spring.

Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Clapprood at a Bunny hop Drive-Thru event.

Second dose Vaccine side effects with Dr. Armando Paez.

Mayor Sarno speaks at the graduation of 11 Springfield Police Department Supervisors.

CDC recommending not laminating vaccination cards.

Inspection stations still “down” today and tomorrow.

Chicopee Country Club open for golf!

Deputy Chief Lonny Dakin now the Interim chief at the Chicopee Police Department.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 5, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Winter outlook.
Governor Baker on increased testing sites.
ArtsBeat reporter Mark Auerbach.
Cancer House of Hope’s “Luminaria” in a new location.
Gas prices are on the rise.
“Toys For Tots’ nears collection end.
CVS is hiring for their vaccine support team.
The Mayor and HHS Director join MHA for the launch of their new “Wellness Without Walls” initiative.
Springfield Police Department wants to give away a Playstation 4!

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, November 13, 2020

Friday the 13th lore.
Many Western Mass. cities and towns report major COVID-19 spike.
Chicopee Health official Lisa Sanders on a COVID-19 spike in the city.
Bob “The Bike Man” Charland is surprised by an unexpected citation from the Governor.
Final changes to “Bright Nights” for this season.
NBA star and Springfield native Vinny Del Negro supports Brightside!
Salvation Army “Fill The Boot” drive goes virtual.
Mayor Sarno and other officials tour the MCDI site.
Springfield Police Department has new procedures for their headquarters.
Emphatic Agawam warning for vehicle owners.
Mayor Morse announces Holyoke management transition.
Morgan-Sullivan Bridge closed for the weekend.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, November 13, 2020
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Radio Show #340 – Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood – Issues and Answers

Candid and straightforward, Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood addresses the current anti-law enforcement climate, and its impact on the SPD. Commissioner Clapprood also opines on endemic racism, exploitation, the effect of protest and civic unrest on Community Policing, calls to defund the police, petitions for her resignation, a critical DOJ review of the narcotics bureau, suspensions, reinstatements and more!

Commissioner Clapprood responds to these issues on a professional and personal level that is engaging and vital.

Web: www.springfield-ma.gov/police •  Email: 311@springfieldcityhall.com

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Radio Show #340 - Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood - Issues and Answers
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 13, 2020

Springfield Museums bring you “Luster,” featuring images of automobiles and motorcycles.
COVID-19 affecting tax filing season.
Roadwork on Route 32 in Palmer.
Morgan-Sullivan Bridge project in Agawam enters “Phase 2.”
Local restaurants report guests not showing up for their reservations.
Greenfield Garden Theater offering new and old films.
Experts warn of accidents with pool supplies.
Congratulations to two men for the 2020 Safe Neighborhood Award.
Springfield Police Department notes three retiring officers with more than 30 years of service.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 13, 2020
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Radio Show #330 – Springfield City Councilor Michael Fenton Discusses MGM Springfield’s Reopening… Is It When – or If?”

The new health and safety guidelines, handed down to the Mass. Gaming Commission by the state, are causing MGM Springfield operators to question the impact of the protocols on revenue and on the entire casino experience.

Councilor Fenton presents insight from deep within the issue.

He also provides an opinion on Springfield Police reform proposals, and the possibility of a lawsuit lodged by the Council against the Office of the Mayor.

Email: mfenton@springfieldcityhall.com  •  Web: www.springfield-ma.gov

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Radio Show #330 - Springfield City Councilor Michael Fenton Discusses MGM Springfield's Reopening... Is It When - or If?"
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 16, 2019

1-90 work in Blandford and Russell – what you need to know.
Springfield officer who was shot has been discharged from the hospital.
Mardis Gras building and club still for sale.
Sarno up in arms about melee and stabbing outside Le Souk Hookah Bar.
Pride Stores in Western Mass. about to ban plastic bags.
Skyline Trading in Westfield launches its new brewery building.
Yarde Tavern in South Hadley reopens after a fire.
Stop & Shop walkout increases traffic at local independent markets.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 31, 2018

John Boyle O’Reilly Club hosts a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life.”
Predictions call for a low voter turnout on Tuesday – Mass. Primary day.
Springfield Police Department announces three-phase program to launch officer-worn body cameras.
Labor Day Weekend travel advisory.
Andrea Piatti-Bruno manages her six children and her Westfield shop, Blended Village Marketplace.
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral presents “Glendi!” This is the 40th anniversary of this Greek cultural celebration! Special guest Fr. Christopher Stamas tells us more.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 31, 2018
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 21, 2018

Mass. golfer bites thumb off fellow golfer.
Weather has caused problems in the region.
Springfield City Council considers rules and fines for electronic smoking devices.
Boston Road IHOP comes down; new KFC goes up!
Northampton Police identify a new Level 3 Sex Offender living in the city.
Hadley home hit by lightning has a fire!
Warning from Animal Control officer: rabid skunk reported.
Paul Caron on politics today.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, August 21, 2018
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 13, 2018

Thoughts on Friday the 13th – and the number 13!
Stone Cow Brewery at Carter & Stevens Farm in Barre!
“GoWestfield!”
Westfield Police and Fire Departments help fill shelves at the local food pantry.
Springfield Police Dept. is the first major city police force in the state to have officers wear body cameras.
Forest Park Zoo announces new Serval Cat exhibit.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 13, 2018
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend February 16, 2018

Deval Patrick’s brother-in-law indicted by grand jury.
Holyoke City Auditor resigns, citing “nonsense” and “no one can do this job.”
Professional Women’s Chamber of Western Mass. presents “On the Move.”
Food Bank of Western Mass. asks healthcare professionals to screen for “food insecurity”
Springfield Police Department reinforces existing ordinance against false security alarms; fines may be assessed.
Bradley International now offers nonstop service to St. Louis.
Funds for Southwick school district provide students with “Go Bags” of necessities in the event of a classroom lockdown.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend February 16, 2018
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, January 3, 2018

New mayors are sworn in!
A new Police Chief for Wilbraham!
Where do people go when all the shelters are full? You’d be surprised!
Bright Nights ends another record breaking season!
Police Commissioner Barbieri says Springfield P.D. needs a new location and building!
They put Sen. Rosenberg in the basement.
How to avoid freezing pipes! And… what to do if they do freeze!

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, January 3, 2018
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 8, 2016

  • Mayor Sarno opens Springfield cooling centers–hear the full list
  • Inside the Springfield Police Dept after the cop shooting spree in Texas (John Delaney special guest)
  • Top business producers recognized!
  • Western Mass terrorist disrespectful to presiding judge
  • He told the court he’d had 25 beers…..
  • WEEKEND ROUND UP PERFORMERS AND EVENTS!

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 8, 2016
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, June 3, 2016

  • Gas leaks in communities throughout Western Mass, repairs in the millions!
  • Bank robbers shower Dwight Street with cash (special guest, Sgt. John Delaney, SPD)
  • Free wifi in Court Square
  • Palmer police officer injured
  • WEEKEND REVIEW-of things to do!
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, June 3, 2016
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Radio Show #55 – Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Department

From bank robberies to the opioid-heroin crisis, Sgt. John Delaney from the Springfield Police Department presents a “street’s – eye view” of the never-ending battle being waged by Springfield’s finest!

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Radio Show #55 - Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Department
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Brad Shepard Today! Leap Day, February 29, 2016

  • Saluting Judge Sheehy
  • STOP AND SHOP votes strike option in
  • Super Tuesday preview and the Clintons in town
  • Major Heroin success for Springfield PD
  • Leap Year explained-or attempted
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Brad Shepard Today! Leap Day, February 29, 2016
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday December 22, 2015

  • Winter begins!
  • Christmas in the Pioneer Valley; what’s opened and what’s closed
  • Governor Baker in the Berkshires
  • Sargent John Delaney, SPD, honored by the Springfield City Council, with one exception
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday December 22, 2015
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Radio Show #25 – Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Department

The homicide rate, shots fired at AIC, Mayor Sarno, Springfield Police Department’s ongoing war on crime – all brought into focus in an in-depth conversation with Springfield Police Department Sgt. John Delaney.

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Radio Show #25 - Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Department
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