Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, June 21, 2018

First day of summer!
Starbucks closing 150 stores this year.
East Longmeadow’s mosquito patrols.
Connecticut needs lifeguards!
Springfield Armory’s program: The Watershops.
Storrowton Village’s Early American Summer Days Program for Children!
UMass Amherst man dies after falling from a campus center building.
Kim Lee moves over to the Mental Health Association of Massachusetts.
Longmeadow Police are trying to identify a parrot.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Greenfield city councilor is struck by a car in a hit and run.
Home break-in, disabled victim introduces perpetrator to his baseball bat.
Friendly’s in Westfield closes.
Mass. RMV back up on line, with a new computer system.
What happens in Western Mass. if you don’t show up for jury duty?
ATV weekend crash.
Fourth candidate challenges James Welch for his seat.
Massive amount of calls to the police over the weekend from UMass/Amherst and others.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday March 5, 2018

AIC Hockey beats Niagara! Springfield Thunderbirds lose to Charlotte Checkers.
The Chicopee Hu Ke Lau is closing!!!
Holyoke retirement party for “Dobbin,” the Yankee Pedlar’s wooden horse (he will reside at the Holyoke Merry Go Round).
“Blarney Blowout” at UMass stays relatively under control.
Hadley Police officers now equipped with Naloxone.
JC Penney announces job cuts.
Nor’easter damage.
Northampton potholes.
Big Y donates bags of food to Lorraine’s Kitchen and others!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Springfield Symphony Orchestra takes over leadership of Longmeadow Chamber Music Society.
Montague proposes additional marijuana controls.
Greenfield-Montague bridge set for makeover.
Church of the Incomparable God in Holyoke is closed – building is falling apart.
Springfield judge issues warning about posting bail for others.
More UMass/Amherst off-campus party trouble.
Springfield Police deal with a homeless man taunting a K-9 officer and break up a fight over cheese.
108 mph speeder gets a big fat ticket.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday February 8, 2018

Monte Carlo restaurant and land in West Springfield to be auctioned.
Twice in four months, Springfield alleged drunk driver hits a police cruiser!
Catholic school teacher receives award!
Eric Lesser’s eye on Mass. State Senate Presidency.
No more foam cups at Dunkin’!
One UMass Amherst student charged in super bowl melee had also assaulted a paramedic previously.
East Springfield McDonald’s flies upside down torn flag–Tim Rooke brings them a new one!

Radio Show #135 – Brad Shepard and Michael Harrison on the UMass/Amherst Post-Super Bowl Chaos

In the aftermath of UMass/Amherst’s outrageous hooliganism, attendant upon the Patriot’s loss, Brad Shepard and Michael Harrison deconstruct the issue.

The conversation ranges from cause, reaction, and ways to remedy a growing issue, to an overview of the nation’s higher education system!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Springfield man and a man from Spain arrested in string of “jackpotting” ATMs!
Winterfest in Easthampton!
Art Garfunkel in Northampton!
Thunderbirds return home and to the MassMutual Center.
The Pub and Pretzel opens this Spring!
UMass/Amherst fallout; post-Super Bowl chaos perpetrators appear at arraignment.
Springfield church robbed.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday February 6, 2018

Special feature: post-game Pats loss hooligans create chaos at UMass. Analysis featuring special guest Michael Harrison.
Easthampton’s Eastworks water damage.
Westfield’s Kacey Bellamy celebrates, and heads off to South Korea and the U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey team!
Former fugitive Jerry Mercado now back in CT at Somers Correctional max security.
Springfield man wins $10M lottery jackpot!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, January 31, 2018

UMass/Amherst dining bans Philadelphia Cream Cheese during the Big Game!
The Harlem Globetrotters return to Springfield.
East Longmeadow sees wave of residential break-ins.
Baystate Health Systems needs to notify some 49 patients of dirty surgical instrument
Western Mass. $200k lottery winner!
Flu cases still plague the Commonwealth, halfway through flu season.

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! 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! Friday and the weekend November 17, 2017

Local public school cancels induction of athlete with a Level 3 sex offender history.
UMass Amherst students taking advantage of Meningitis vaccine.
Ziggy the condemned St. Bernard update.
Riverfront Park proposed for Hampden.
Longmeadow’s walking school bus?
Horses visit teens at Sci-Tech!
Big Y’s new gas station in South Hadley!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday November 15, 2017

Parking lot scam – may be coming this way… a heads up!
Downtown Springfield Hampden Bank Building for sale!
Meningitis contracted by second UMass Amherst student.
Balloon Wranglers wanted!
Regional law enforcement cracks down on Springfield prostitutes – and THEIR JOHNS!
… and the word of the day, thought for the day, morning LOL and the weather, too!

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 24, 2017

The fate of the Macy’s building at Eastfield Mall.
Free burritos for a year!!!
Western Mass. low income families paying hurtful bank costs.
Gas prices in Western Mass. – up or down? Listen in!
Five OUI arrests in one weekend in Amherst.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday October 17, 2017

Move over Dr. Seuss –  Norman Rockwell’s family has a bone to pick with the Berkshire Museum.
Springfield bank robber arrested within 24 hours of the robbery.
ANOTHER bank robbery in Chicopee!
Many arrests for noisy parties in Amherst.
Ziggy the St, Bernard in South Hadley gets another chance.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday August 1, 2017

UMass Amherst takes award for the best campus food in the nation!
Puffins Pond pervert
UMass Amherst replaces old admin building with parking lot
Bay Path University launches a new doctoral program
Gas prices
Converse Street construction
Bright Nights season pass deal!
Subaru of America and Mercy Medical Center

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend June 9, 2017

Sarno declares war on street violence

Chicopee School Super claims new budget is “the worst he has seen”

Gypsy moth troubles and no more bread for Stanley Park birds!

Carfentanil making its way into Mass heroin…fatal to humans

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

More information on fire relief in Holyoke, a UMass Amherst professor makes it to JEOPARDY, DA Gulluni goes to war against the shipping of illegal drugs to Mass, a local fourth grader is fighting against time for a new kidney, and on line scams have hit Ludlow say the local police! 

Brad Shepard Today! Monday June 20, 2016

  • Molly Bish evidence receives enhanced testing
  • Uxbridge water contamination! Residents warned !
  • Riverfront Park trash!
  • Gas prices down
  • Brad’s tribute to summer

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, May 6, 2016

  • People making news in Western Mass!
  • Sunset Grill and Pizza in Amherst!
  • Sarno and Williams families play FAMILY FEUD and eat, at HSST
  • Eversource warning, and scam alert! (again!)
  • THE WEEKEND!  Who is playing, and where they are!