Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Armenian Festival.

Springfield’s “Fill The Plate, Feed a Family” trying to raise an additional $15,000.

Beef recall in the amount of 24,000 lbs.

More than 5,000 first-year students move into UMass for the fall.

EEE virus reaches critical alert levels in the state.

South Hadley DPW chief retiring at the end of the month.

Glendi time in Springfield!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, August 22, 2019

Former Mass. State Police Union head charged in kickback and fraud scheme.

Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi reflects on his third annual cookout.

Georgia-based poultry firm recalls a massive amount of chicken.

The Most Reverend Mitchell T. Rozanski presides at the opening of Thomas Aquinas College.

In Amherst, Craig’s Doors plans to reopen its shelter.

Longmeadow zoning bylaw prevents industrial gas companies from locating in residential areas.

Holyoke launches a new parking app.

Country Club of Wilbraham investigated for infractions regarding an underage worker.

“Lookstock” in Northampton.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 19, 2019

Weekend heat wave!

Toys R Us is coming back.

Injured Great Barrington police officer – recovering.

Greenfield Council passes “Safe City” ordinance.

The heat wave moves the “Lord Huron Show” from Mountain Park to the Calvin.

HUMMUS RECALL!

Construction underway for huge expansion of Bradley International.

EEE virus in mosquitoes detected in Mass.

Fundraiser for ailing Agawam City Councilor Letellier.

Whately town flag now flies at the State House.

Springfield’s Camp Star Angelina receives a grant from Eversource.

Northampton Educational Fund receives a grant from Florence Bank.

Hampshire College names permanent new president.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the Memorial Day Weekend, May 24, 2019

Massive beef recall!
Things to do and see in Worcester, with Max Hartshorne.
Big Y holds worn flag collection for proper disposal.
Ludlow bank fraud perpetrator pleads guilty.
Mayor Sarno campaigns for lawmakers to pass the Governor’s “dangerousness” bill.
Retired Wilbraham Police Chief passes on.
Payless Shoes announces closing date.
WWE brings Summerslam Heatwave Tour to downtown Springfield.
Mental Health Association of Springfield gets help from United Bank.
May is “Stop The Bleed Month.”

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Gas prices creep up.
Springfield Museums hold Earth Day Festival.
Westover conducts explosives training.
Savers thrift store closes Springfield Plaza store.
Attleboro students are challenging the school committee on their 20-minute lunch period.
Bremer Classic Pepperoni Pizza sandwiches recall.
3 Finalists announced for Amherst Regional High School principal.
Melha Shriners Highlanders will hold a social at the John Boyle O’Reilly Club.
Orange Police urge care when picking up litter and debris.
AAA West Springfield employee saves 71 year-old woman.
You need a seafood dealer permit in Mass. to sell your fish catches!
Email “phishing” incident affects some 12,000 Baystate Health patients.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, March 15, 2019

Mass. State Police shut down Route 2 in Templeton to relocate a bear family.
Senator Ed Markey in Northampton next week.
Western Mass. crossing guard Karen Levinsky has a message for motorists.
Excise tax bills are out, Tom Florence explains how the tax amount is calculated.
Alleged arsonist stabs a Springfield police officer in the chest.
Butterball recalls large amount of salmonella-infected ground turkey.
Professional Women’s Chamber holds a “business showcase.”
Palmer High School still closed for at least another week due to fire damage.
Springfield Plaza car fire.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, December 12, 2018

State launches a holiday safe-driving initiative.
Springfield school crossing guard victim of a hit and run.
Jimmy Dean sausages recall.
Eversource announces rate increase.
The “Celtic Nutcracker” at the Academy of Music in Northampton.
Riverdale Shops and other shopping centers see holiday shopping kicking up.
Marijuana dispensaries still seeing long lines as well as out-of-state buyers.
Longmeadow Knights cheerleaders are going to a national competition at Disney World!
Gift cards and store closings!
Why are gas prices higher in our hill towns?
Opening night for “Home for The Holidays” at the Majestic Theater.

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! Friday and the weekend, October 5, 2018

Chief of the Massachusetts Environmental Police removed.
Judy Herrell of Herrell’s Ice Cream in Northampton inducted into the Mass. Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame.
Springfield church buys two Boston Road properties.
Major beef recall.
Overgrown tree branches are obscuring some street signs in Springfield.
Longmeadow halts Columbia Gas expansion in town until the cause of the Merrimack Valley gas explosions is determined.
Pumpkin Report with Bob Bilton of Bilton’s Mountainside Orchard.
Agawam – West Springfield traffic problems on the horizon (with Cecilia Calabrese).

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 21, 2018

Downtown Springfield strip bars want the city to allow them to have customers enter after  1a.m.
SCAM ALERT: Publisher’s Clearing House phone scam.
Nicole Bessette will clean your home or office and make NO JUDGEMENTS!
Springfield gynecologist sentenced for sharing patient files and lying to the Feds.
Six Flags prepares a bigger, scarier “Fright Fest!”
WARNING: E Coli contaminated beef recall!
Kevin Sullivan dedication.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, June 15, 2018

Sunderland traffic advisory (parade).
Mason Square Memorial has been restored.
Springfield firefighters save a man’s life with Narcan.
Local dog food recall.
MGM still hiring and have a hiring event next week.
MGM Springfield reveals the names of the two bars on its casino level.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 11, 2018

Police are looking for a driver who approached a schoolgirl in Monson.
Tyson Chicken recall.
Governor Baker in town with a grant for the Springfield museums.
Granby celebrates its 250th birthday with a parade!
Gas prices!
Springfield skiers note -Okemo Ski Resort has been sold!
TALKERS.COM convention in New York City with Jordan Goodman, Howie Carr and Kreskin!

Brad Shepard Today! January 12th, 2017

Who is killing birds in West Springfield?
Which Hondas and Acuras are being recalled?
Why are Chip and Dippers being recalled?
What is the average price of a home in Springfield?
The answers to these questions, and more, are all in in this morning’s program with Brad!