Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 13, 2019

15 year-old Chicopee High School student pepper-sprayed and arrested.
John Boyle O’Reilly Club has a concert to support The Springfield Rifles rugby team.
Dean Foods isn’t saying what Friendly’s future may be.
American International College holds double commencement ceremonies.
Tick Season and Lyme Disease public forum to be held.
Florida grey fox moves into Forest Park Zoo.
Holyoke and South Hadley letter carriers collected food stuffs from mailboxes on Saturday.
Frost is still a possibility through the end of this month; tips for protecting your plants.
Gary Rome Hyundai holds fashion show for Providence Ministries.
Springfield Police Dept. launches the return of “Click it or Ticket” seat belt checks.
Westfield Police are asking for help to solve multiple car break-ins.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Denise R. Jordan will be AIC’s commencement speaker.
Holyoke manholes shoot fire.
Jordan Goodman looks at interest rates.
Carol Leary, Bay Path University president, retires.
Nancy Talbot wins a vacant seat and returns to the Ware Board of Selectmen.
Westfield man needs a kidney.
Gift-o-logy stores at Holyoke Mall and Longmeadow Shops closing.
Westfield Police Commission picks new police chief.
Balise builds $6M Mazda dealership in the South End.
Can you help a Western Mass. man find a lost and treasured wedding ring?

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Bike thefts on the rise in Longmeadow! Be forewarned!
Kitchen fire leaves five homeless in Holyoke.
Springfield Chamber of Commerce hosts 4 local mayors.
Faces in Northampton closes for good.
Springfield Police Sergeant Michael Daly promoted to lieutenant.
Springfield City Council studies extension of moratorium on new pawn shops.
Police comfort dog, Officer Donut of the Greenfield Police Dept., turns 1!
Hampshire College Board of Trustees Chairwoman quits.
Pathetic crime of the week.
Eversource phone scam reported in Longmeadow.

Brad Shepard Today, Monday, December 24, 2018

Special Christmas Eve Edition!

Thoughts on Christmas 2018, and observations on holiday happenings throughout Western Mass.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, November 5, 2018

Dakin Humane Society offers a special film exposing puppy mills.
State Police sergeant crashed police car in 2013… internal investigation info is just coming to light.
Holyoke business owner considers selling his store after two robberies in one week.
State audit uncovers issues with procurement cards at UMass Amherst.
Westfield teenager charged with punching 4 police officers and a police dog.
Papa Gino’s locations close across Massachusetts.
Gypsy moths return.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, July 13, 2018

Thoughts on Friday the 13th – and the number 13!
Stone Cow Brewery at Carter & Stevens Farm in Barre!
“GoWestfield!”
Westfield Police and Fire Departments help fill shelves at the local food pantry.
Springfield Police Dept. is the first major city police force in the state to have officers wear body cameras.
Forest Park Zoo announces new Serval Cat exhibit.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 2, 2018

Mercy Medical Center restores standard visiting hours.
Westfield detectives want your help to locate counterfeiter!
Northampton High School custodian suspected of spying and recording girls in a school restroom.
Easthampton Police looking for the owners of a lost dog.
Blandford Ski area prepares for next season with many exciting changes!
Hofbrauhaus has final reservations before closing for good.

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Major drug bust for the West Springfield Police.
Westfield police officer on motorcycle struck by motorist.
Peter Pan Bus Lines expansion!
Homeless cats from Virgin Islands offered as rescue cats for adoption.
AMC Theaters five dollar movie tickets.
Scuffle at the Big E; Connecticut senior punched in the face by unknown assailant.

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday September 21, 2017

Cosby lawsuit(s) update
Peter Picknelly throws Oktoberfest for Governor Baker at The Fort!
FREE COFFEE DAY! From Dunkins!
Preliminary election results for Springfield and Chicopee!
Two Wilbraham men are rated the best lawyers in America
Westfield Police wanted man

Brad Shepard Today! Monday July 31, 2017

The Tavern in Westfield…SOLD!
Melha Shrine Hall…..for sale!
Alex Morse declares for another term in Holyoke
Games and Lanes in Agawam–finally gets the wrecking ball
Amherst gets a new rotary!
Westfield reports 20 bike thefts!
Pittsfield youth receive court sentence to perform Shakespeare
—so much more!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday October 5, 2016

Agawam Crime stats from the FBI, the AG’s office spanks East Longmeadow, rental scams in Westfield, another scary clown sighting, and Jordan Goodman explains the Wells Fargo mess, and how it may be affecting YOU!  Join Brad now, for this and much more to start your Wednesday morning!

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend April 1, 2016

Westfield;

  • Stolen cab-ride
  • school bus stuck in the mud

Northampton moose on the loose

Scare-a-Con New England coming to MM Center

Springfield power outage

WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE !

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday December 15, 2015

  • Mike Albano’s cupcake crusade
  • Counterfeit one hundred dollar bills in Westfield
  • St. Mary’s in Ware closes after 91 years
  • Holyoke PD now on Twitter and Instagram
  • Cynthia Neary,  Westfield Dollars For Scholars volunteer of the year!
  • Jennifer celebrates the holiday with 33 years at Pizza Makers in Springfield!