Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 28, 2018

Former Springfield Mayor Mary Hurley held an event presenting the process to become a judge.
Chicopee Falls residents are fed up with illegal dumping in their neighborhood.
Undercover Springfield police officer’s sting operations nab prostitutes and their “johns.”
Region’s largest Polish heritage parade set for Northampton.
Dangerous driving threatening school children on Sumner Avenue.
A day at the Big E!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday September 17, 2018

Baystate Wing Hospital celebrates its new expanded Emergency Department.
The Dakin Group is going to bring animals up from the Carolinas.
More than a dozen Springfield Police Officers are helping out in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.
East Longmeadow has apple picking, a corn maze and dinosaurs!
Joey Chestnut returns – and remains undefeated in the White Hut Cheeseburg Eating Contest.
The “Taste of Holyoke” is coming up!
TODAY at the Big E… here is what’s happening!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Voter registration deadline today!
The Beach Boys set to perform at the Big E!
Syed Hussein, M.D. begins as Senior VP of Trinity Health of New England.
MGM Springfield allowed to change images on its I-91 sign… but CANNOT have animation.
William J. Metzger, former Springfield City Clerk, has died.
Pigeons invade Springfield police cruiser.
Car crashes into Wilbraham home.
MGM Springfield to be “smoke-free!”
Sheriff Nick Cocchi has his 2nd annual cookout picnic today!

Brad Shepard Today, Wednesday, June 6, 2018

MGM Springfield clears one hurdle in extending drinking to after hours.
The last days of Bon•Ton.
Mass. woman’s fatal weekend parachute accident.
A dozen people issued court summonses over downtown demonstration.
West Springfield McDonald’s was closed (and has reopened) after losing their hot water.
Springfield man bites police officer.
South Hadley adds another police officer to its school campus.
Mass. potato chip assault.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 21, 2018

One million dollars bail for the man accused of killing a baker in Ludlow.
Springfield Police officer suspended from the force after his arrest.
Two men arrested following high speed chase injuring a Springfield Police officer.
Elms College, Westfield State and Hampshire College launch their grads this weekend.
Umpteenth black bear warning… be careful!
The mystery of the shoe pile on Rte. 116 in Granby.
Ludlow man threatens Ludlow High School.
Wilbraham election results.
Power outage in Easthampton.
Gas prices jump again… find out how much.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, March 26, 2018

It was NOT a shooting at the Eastfield Mall over the weekend.
Belchertown Police hold “Coffee With A Cop.”
Police and school administrations conducting lock-down drills.
Pittsfield Police are looking for a young man who donated his chore money to an ice cream fund… they wish to reward him!
Police and community bond at The X over the weekend.
Springfield Police officer fired… for the second time in eleven years.
Two Western Mass. lottery winners!
Mosques across the state hold an “Open Mosque Day.”
Holy Week has begun with Palm Sunday.
Schell Bridge in Northfield will be taken down.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, January 19, 2018

Springfield Police Commissioner makes arrests too!
Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses union and hospital management negotiations break down.
Congressman Neal, Holyoke Chamber candidates, and a free car wash!
I-91 Springfield north and southbound lanes shut down this weekend to paint the lanes (again).
State Senate looking to crack down on illegal hunting.
Weather causes electric bills to go through the roof for some customers.
Mayor Sarno gets behind Governor Baker’s tougher stance on opioid addiction.
East Longmeadow trash not picked up in weeks.
Weekend entertainment! Movies and live music!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Canine officer Gino, hero!
Police are conducting “compliance checks” at bars and restaurants.
UMass Amherst student bites police officer.
Bradley Airport warns of real travel crunch for the holidays.
Bears, bears and more bears in Hampshire Village.
New Sixteen Acres IHOP opens today!
“Ride to Remember” Christmas Party.
Buckets of Sand delivered to Southampton seniors.
Holiday season gas prices – down!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday November 27, 2017

CYBER MONDAY!
Record high Black Friday background check for firearms applications.
Mass. Retailers Association say consumer spending way up for the holidays!
St. Michael’s cemetery vandalism.
Christmas Trees sales are up too!
Springfield Police give ice skating lessons!
Cyber Monday safety!
Longmeadow and East Longmeadow traffic delays for the next two months.
Grinspoon Foundation award to local farmers!
Chicopee St, Patrick’s Parade Committee selects this year’s parade Grand Marshall.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday August 30, 2017

Watch out for phony Mavis Wanczyk scams!
Off-duty Springfield Police tangle with gang members at the Mardis Gras.
Westfield 9/11 remembrance.
Western Mass. Red Cross offers ways for you to help Harvey victims in Texas.
Greyhound and Peter Pan split up!
–much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pynchon Park in Springfield becomes a police substation!

Keilbasa Festival close-up with Tom Keilbania Jr.

New candidate for Mayor of Southampton

Noho is named “Best Small Town In Mass!”

Westfield Firefighters make a five year-old’s dream come true!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, October 28, 2016

Join Brad to start your Friday morning!  Find out why Springfield City hall workers showed up wearing pink!  Meals on Wheels needs your help, an Inspector from Scotland Yard speaks at Greenfield Community College, East Longmeadow’s Town Councilor, Don Anderson talks about the tax rate, and early voting in the town, and Sgt. John Delaney, Springfield Police Dept speaks out on anti-police sentiment, and also has advice on Halloween safety!  Your morning starts here, on Pioneer Valley Radio!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday October 3, 2016

It’s Monday, good morning!  the FBI says crime in Springfield is down,  and up in West Springfield!  Coffee With a Cop rolls along in Ware, a benefit for a young boy in Monson, The Italian festival in the South End, a free light bulb for HG & E customers in Holyoke, and cars continue to be broken into, in Longmeadow!   It’s all here with Brad, and commercial free, to start your day!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! September, 2016

Which Springfield restaurant goes away after forty years? Which ride at the Big E stranded people up in the air?  The Springfield man did what outside the downtown Salon?  Find out right now with Brad!  Also, this week’s moose on the loose comes to you from Chicopee, a bomb squad alert in East Longmeadow, and get the weekend guide to events, festivals, concerts and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday September 13, 2016

Ciro’s in Springfield is back! The Bright Nights Road Race sells out, power outage caused by drugged out naked driver who did what?  The Thunderbirds unveil their new jerseys, Holyoke renames a potion of Dwight Street to honor one of their own. another West Springfield million dollar winner,  all this and more, today, with Brad!

Brad Shepard Today!

  • How much will back to school shopping cost?
  • Architect wanted for new Springfield Police station
  • Celebrate Ludlow rides again!
  • Warren police officer impostor

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 18, 2016

  • Local police depts speak out on Baton Rouge
  • Bocce makes a comeback in Western Mass
  • Special Guest, Ashley Kohl steps down from TV to operate a performing arts school!
  • Sheriff contender Ashe picks up a crucial endorsement

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday July 7, 2016

WESTERN MASS HEAT WAVE?

  1. Little League safety in the heat
  2. Pet safety in the heat
  3. Health precautions in the heat
  4. Water bans
  5. Holyoke Splash pond for kids–still broken

Local politics-public safety-natural gas leaks and more!

 

 

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday February 25, 2016

  • Who has electricity and who doesn’t?
  • After the storm; damage report through the region
  • Longmeadow K9 officer!
  • Ever heard of Tailgate Jacking?  Own a pick up? you need to know!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday January 12, 2016

  • IRS phone scams on the rise (hear an actual phone call!)
  • Jordan Goodman reviews Springfield’s economy
  • The Red Rose expands!
  • Anthony Wilson voted in and confirmed as Springfield’s new City Clerk
  • Retired Springfield police officer charged with theft of nearly $400,000.00