Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Merriam-Webster chooses their 2018 Word of The Year.
Mental Health Association of Springfield receives an acknowledgement.
Words that enjoyed “lookup spikes” in 2018.
Carbon monoxide danger rises in cold weather in the Valley.
4th Annual Ride to Remember Christmas party!
MGM Springfield and Spectacle Management submit bids to manage Symphony Hall.
Holland Cooke acknowledges Pioneer Valley Radio on RT America.
Longmeadow’s Jiffy Lube co-founder Stephen Spinelli, Jr. is the new president of Babson College.
Columbia Gas Co. doubles the price of gas for this winter.
Illegal hunting a problem in the Commonwealth.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Section of Roosevelt Ave. closed today.
Several Springfield businesses are not renewing their liquor licenses.
A special birthday at a downtown restaurant, and YOU get the gift!
Jordan Goodman with a report on the retailers this holiday season.
David is a Salvation Army bell-ringer.
USPS, FEDEX, AND UPS mailing deadlines.
Hanukkah celebration in Longmeadow concludes.
Festival of Trees serves more than 100 trees for families.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, December 4, 2018

State’s Bald Eagle population increasing.
Friendly’s closes Sumner Avenue location.
Who illegally shot and killed a deer in a residential neighborhood?
Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni presents another gun buy-back.
Dave Ratner closes Dave’s Soda and Pet City on Carew Street.
Free Christmas concert at Symphony Hall featuring the Army National Guard Band.
Dunkins offering afternoon $2 espresso drinks!
Winter Wonderland at the Big E Storrowton.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 19, 2018

Toy For Joy begins its 96th year for the holiday season.
Springfield asks management company of Symphony Hall to continue month-to-month after contract expiration.
Nearly empty Enfield Square scheduled for auction December 10.
RECALLS! Jennie-O ground turkey and Pictsweet Farms Steam’ables asparagus spears.
Mother of God Monastery raising funds for repairs.
Holyoke Salvation Army begins their Red Kettle Drive.
Green River Power Sports is ready for winter – they’ve transitioned from motorcycles to sleds!
Lighting of the Menorah at the Springfield Jewish Community Center is Sunday December 2.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Snapchef has an open house for applicants in Springfield!
Amherst Block Party is in its 7th year!
Charlie Dupre mowed lawns to help an Agawam family coping with cancer.
National Pace Association at Mercy Medical Center.
Management of Symphony Hall and CityStage changes…
Springfield September 11 Remembrance Ceremony.

Radio Show #134 – Mike Mathis,
MGM Springfield

With seven months to go, MGM Springfield hurtles toward its long awaited opening!

Three thousand employees are in the process of being hired… will this staffing effort meet the deadline?

What is the new relationship between MGM and the Mass Mutual Center, City Stage, and Symphony Hall?

How will MGM transform Springfield into the center of entertainment for the region?

MGM Springfield president Mike Mathis answers these questions and takes you through his personal journey from shovels in the ground, to the rarefied atmosphere of a thriving casino!

Biggest obstacles and challenges? Overcoming bitter opposition? Greatest misconception?

Mike Mathis chronicles his experience in this intensive, exclusive conversation with Brad Shepard!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday December 12, 2017

Hadley Police on the lookout for stolen Christmas trees.
“Nutcrakcer” back in Springfield.
UMass/Amherst frat and a smoke bomb.
Gary Rome and Rays of Hope and how you can help!
Hanukkah starts!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 13, 2017

Jury duty scam alert!
Some 91 exits reopen!
Injunction stops Rockwell paintings sale in the Berkshires.
Weekend power outages.
Springfield park named for fallen Springfield police officers.
Westfield Bombers receive national football honor!
“Jesus Christ Superstar” special screening, featuring singalong and cast members!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, September 28, 2017

Mayor Sarno pulls Club Pandora’s license.
Holyoke had a preliminary election, and hardly anyone showed up…
Volunteers needed at Chicopee Police substation!
Local business people on the move!
The Midtown Men come back to Symphony Hall!
Ware police investigate downtown graffiti.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Tuesday morning on BRAD SHEPARD TODAY!
A free holiday concert coming to Symphony Hall, a retirement party for State Rep. Ben Swan Sr., Chicopee offering free swims this winter, free Broadway shows for children on February 28, and the Ludlow Police Dept. wants to make sure your mail order holiday gifts on your porch are safe from thieves!

 

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday July 6, 2016

  • Only one lone bid to run Symphony Hall
  • “The Fourth” scares pets into running away!
  • Columbia Gas repairs leak at Belmont and fountain in Springfield
  • Springfield Women’s Club disbands after 132 years
  • Red Cross needs blood donations-supplies way down

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and …Weekend Round Up, March 4, 2016

  • RIP Captain Joseph Wilk Jr.
  • U S Navy Band, and Sci-Tech high students perform at Symphony hall
  • The Waterfront Tavern’s makeover and reopening
  • Weekend Round Up!   Much to see, hear and do!

Brad Shepard Today! November, Friday the 13th, 2015 and Weekend Wrap-Up!

  • MAN OF LA MANCHA opening night
  • Suit Up Springfield !  Bow Ties and Beers, tonight! Special guest; Alphonso Santaniello
  • Author Ellen Stimson coming to the Log Cabin; “An Old Fashioned Christmas” and cookie contest!
  • GUS AND PAUL’s Sumner Avenue building and land, up for auction
  • Cocchi for Sheriff campaign reported to OCPF
  • Goodwill embezzler
  • Nurse impostor

 

Brad Shepard Today! October 6, 2015

  • US AIR FORCE BAND AND SINGING SERGEANTS ; free Springfield concert! (with special guest Judy Matt)
  • Palmer, Ware, and Warren, want the Whiskey Hill Racetrack to quiet down
  • Help find the Whately counterfeiter
  • Help find the Westfield Rogaine Thief
  • Florence welcomes the Brew Practitioners