Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, October 18, 2018

Springfield defendant’s defense: too drunk to commit manslaughter.
In Wales, persons inside a home succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning.
Springfield Mayor, Police Commissioner, and other officials meet with Forest Park residents to reassure them of their safety.
Plastic bag ban passes in Longmeadow.
Westfield black bear is euthanized.
Holyoke’s Karen Blanchard joins “The Network” as new COO.
Feds and Stop & Shop reach agreement on checkout aisles accessibility to the disabled.
Aldi’s presents wine and cheese Advent calendars.
Flu shots… time is running out!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Heat wave has the effect of 105 degrees!
Ed Visconti is working in the heat at the Springfield Cooley Street Stop & Shop.
MGM Springfield contributes $25,000 to Springfield’s Square One.
Like the snow, the heat is affecting the regional school calendars.
Erica Jansons at Hampden Hills Alpacas has to keep the animals cool too!
How is MGM Springfield affecting downtown businesses? Nadim Kashou seems to be quite pleased!
The Southwick Police Dept. says a final “goodbye” to K9 Police Officer Jax.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday, July 20, 2018

PVTA gets some more money in the new state budget – service cuts are still planned.
New Holiday Inn on State Street has its big opening!
Lawmakers want a $2 surcharge on rental cars for additional training courses for police.
West Nile Virus is here statewide.
Berkshire County man wins a big lottery prize!
Mass. man’s OUI arrest – over 30 nip bottles in his car.
Subaru of America and other organizations offer blankets and messages of hope to cancer victims.
Snack cakes at nationwide stores are recalled; salmonella contamination possible.
Colony Club members want to bring the closed club back.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pancake Breakfast time! Want to be a business sponsor? Here’s how…
Doo Wop show coming up at City Stage!
Mayor Sarno vs. the South Congregational Church over an immigration issue.
Mass. Senator pinched for OUI.
A purse full of shrimp…
Governor Baker receives the Sister Caritas award.
Veteran facing charges for bomb making dies.
Franklin County Opioid Task Force distributes hundreds of hams to food pantries across Hampden County.
Vandalism to an owl.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday October 11, 2017

Amherst Police busy over the holiday weekend; drunks, urination, roof walkers and bus sign attacks.
Westfield road paving.
Stop and Shop granola recall.
A moment with Jordan Goodman.
Greenfield School Committee bans baked goods!
Goodwill develops a workforce training center.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 22, 2017

Marijuana Vote in Wilbraham

Sue Bunnell wins in Wilbraham

The cat in the car–engine!

Nathan’s Hot Dogs Stop and Shop recall

Springfield Farmer’s Market

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 8, 2016

REFLECTIONS ON ELECTION DAY 2016!  Brad’s view of today, and reports on new coffee and donut flavors for the holidays, Stop and Shop’s Turkey Express, Red Rose Expansion, rides to the polling places, and Veterans Day parade plans!  It’s all here!

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 11, 2016

  • Statewide crackdown on distracted driving
  • Reckless driving weekend throughout Western Mass
  • STOP AND SHOP and food workers union reach accord
  • Another east Longmeadow Board of Select Persons meeting tonight–without Paul Federici
  • (Paul speaks out one on one with PVR”s Brad Shepard)
  • Alzheimer’s benefit/fundraiser at the Log cabin a success and great night!
  • (Dawn Creighton comments)

 

 

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

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday December 30,2015

  • Western Mass lottery winners!
  • How much is the fine for uncleared vehicles of snow and ice?
  • Holiday rubbish collection schedule
  • Parks and Rec dept. selling Falcons ticket vouchers!
  • Holiday party cheese plate tips!
  • New Year’s Eve and Day liquor store hours

Brad Shepard Today! October 5, 2015

  • BIG E ends
  • Birnie Avenue mess and detours
  • “I was drunk and I don’t know whose car this is…”
  • Springfield Public Day High School assault
  • Stop and Shop Cascadia frozen green beans recall
  • Springfield Symphony kicks off season
  • Luke Bradley benefit in South Hadley
  • “Doubt; a Parable” continues at Greenhouse Theater, Hampden