Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 2, 2019

Dog warning: contaminated pig’s ears.

Bob Plasse – “Westfield On Weekends” and August events.

West Springfield wanted man.

Storm damage in Agawam and Feeding Hills.

UMass researcher looking for older adults with dogs for a pilot program.

Anonymous $10,000 gift to Amherst Youth Baseball in memory of Charlie Read.

Tree House Brewing Co. pays to redesign a portion of Route 20.

Return of United Way Diaper Drive for August.

Worse news for Volodymyr Zhukovskyy emerges.

Radio Show #259 – Bob Plasse Keeps the “W.O.W.” in Westfield!

Retired actor Bob Plasse talks about his acting career and his ultimate transition to human services in Western Massachusetts, including his current love and avocation, Westfield On Weekends, or W.O.W!

Bob is at the heart of the city’s concerts, musical offerings, theatrical entertainment and larger scale city events.

Hear the entire story, as well as W.O.W’s summer and fall events, in this exclusive conversation.

Web: westfieldonweekends.com  •  Email:  events@westfieldonweekends.com

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 3, 2019

State Senator Michael Brady appears in court on drunk driving charges.

Mayor Sarno asks City Council for 1.5 million for capital improvements for Symphony Hall.

Mass. Trial court considers rescinding some bans on cell phones in courthouses.

Westfield on Weekends MusicFest series for June!

Storrowton Village Museum looks for volunteers.

Three men ordained to the priesthood on Saturday.

Sylvester’s Restaurant in Northampton changes its hours for summer.

Mayor Morse and the Holyoke Pride March.

West Springfield Police ask motorists to avoid a bear near Route 20.

Cannabis Control Commission considers new rules for marijuana distributors.

Watch out for counterfeit bills – they are on the rise in Western Mass.

Electronic prescriptions efforts move forward.

MGM’s gaming revenues are lower than expected… the “high rollers” aren’t coming.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 26, 2018

Westfield on Weekends holiday season happenings: DecemberFest!
Holyoke Holiday Market returns!
Christmas tree shortage may or may not affect Western Mass.
Holland and Wales are the latest towns for car thefts and car break-ins.
Monson commemorates and supports its “Hometown Heroes.”
Black Friday recreational pot sales.
Melha Shriners unveil their “Fez-tival of Trees!”

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 15, 2018

New French restaurant for Longmeadow!
Mass. state “roadkill” laws.
United Bank takes over six Webster Bank branches purchased in May.
Halloween in Westfield!
Pine Hill Cemetery receives clean-up from community volunteers.
UMass students and staff do community service on a rainy Saturday!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Stormy Daniels is coming to town!
“Westfield On Weekends” concerts!
East Longmeadow School Committee and School Leadership Committee find comity on hats.
Peoples United Bank acquires Farmington Bank.
Baltimore Dunkin’ Donuts causes national fracas for the chain.
Easthampton DPW orders water use limits.
Northampton housing complex forbids window unit air conditioners.
Ludlow Friendly’s at entrance to the Mass Pike closes.
Stormy Daniels – thoughts.

Brad Shepard Today! 07-15-15

  • Job Corps officials, and Chicopee City Council cannot get together
  • Holyoke police receive grant
  • West Springfield rotary update
  • Adams terrorist update
  • Westfield on Weekends!
  • Chicopee city council race; consider David K. Bartley, in!
  • Wilbraham tradition; Rice Fruit Farm is back and open!