Brad Shepard Today! Monday, July 1, 2019

Safe 4th of July!

“Star Spangled Springfield” is coming! (with Judy Matt)!

Chicopee jump-starts the region with a weekend fireworks display!

Chicopee police officer returns a local 4-year-old’s toy car.

Pride’s Bob Bolduc believes a Westfield Friendly’s will close; Friendly’s says, “no, we’re not.”

UMass Amherst continues to upgrade dining options.

Beating the dangerous heat.

Papaya E coli warning.

5K fundraiser and 4th of July celebration in Ware!

Gillette disposable razor recall!

Swimming safety warning.

Radio Show #254 – Star Spangled Springfield! With Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield

With Independence Day coming, Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield are proud to present another edition of “Star Spangled Springfield!”

In this program, you will hear a rundown of the day, from the music and entertainment at Riverfront Park, to the grand finale of the fireworks over the river as presented by the famous Grucci Brothers!

You’ll find out how this event comes together, as well as some tips on attendance, parking and more!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Big E concert info – Casting Crowns will be part of the lineup!
Police warn about illegal fireworks.
“Star Spangled Springfield” at Blunt Park this year! With Judy Matt.
Agawam students are now officially off for the summer – one week later than all other districts.
Forest Park pool opens Saturday; Five Mile Pond opens too.
First summer heat on the way!
Retired City Councilor Clodo Concepcion writes autobiography.
Mt. Tom Power Plant to be demolished.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend! May 18, 2018

Announcement – Springfield’s fireworks display on the 4th of July has a new location!
Former Springfield Police officer indicted on charges of child rape.
West Springfield cancels the Taste Of The Valley.
The Forest Park Zoo has a new director.
Brunelle’s Marina brings in the Yee family; its Dockside restaurant will become The Boathouse.
Gypsy Moth season in Western Mass.
The new HAN SOLO film epic is coming to the Agawam Cinemas! (Special guest: Kim Wheeler)

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, June 29, 2017

How to get free Chick-fil-A!
Bike night and music! Throttle Rocker magazine’s Bob Kaine Alves has the info!
Where to sit for the East Longmeadow 4th of July parade!
East Longmeadow scholarship winners!
Holyoke needle exchange draws cheers and jeers.
Joseph Dewey House a special piece of Westfield history.

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! July 6, 2015

  • Real summer weather on the way
  • Holyoke budget deficit
  • East Longmeadow, car vs. house
  • North Adams rabid fox
  • Star Spangled Springfield wrap up
  • Special guests;  Agawam Mayor Richard Cohen, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, Judy Matt, Fire Marshall David Rivera, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, MAACO ‘s Joe Houghton