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! Wednesday, April 24, 2019

High Connecticut River water levels causing problems in Northampton and Easthampton.
Local East Longmeadow couple appears on WHEEL OF FORTUNE – and wins!
Wilbraham Police Dept. announces a crackdown on distracted driving.
Target recalling children’s toy… possible choking hazard.
Union Station construction causes downtown Springfield detours.
Tough and expensive pothole season has local crews using permanent filler.
100th birthday party for Hilda Breveleri at the West Springfield Senior Center.
Springfield police captain involved in parking lot dispute draws his weapon.
Merriam-Webster adds 640 words!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 10, 2019

New Starbucks winter lineup flavors!
Springfield City Council announces committee appointments for 2019.
Encompass Health Rehabilitation is re-named.
Money from recreational marijuana shops will go to their respective neighborhoods.
Southampton Police are asking for help in locating items removed from the College Highway Cemetery.
Wilbraham Police offer a “safe space” for completing internet purchases.
Longmeadow arguments over the rehiring of the Longmeadow Superintendent Dr. Marty O’Shea continue.
Yeshiva Students recreate the turn of the century Jewish immigration to America.
East Longmeadow holds a hearing on the petition to not renew the Town Manager.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Turners Falls bridge advisory!
Friendly’s Pot Hole Sundae!
Westfield YMCA offers a cancer wellness program.
Wilbraham Police make massive credit card fraud arrest.
Want a Dr. Seuss license plate?
Mass. gas prices drop down 4 cents.
Cafe Du Jour coffee and pastry shop downtown shuts down.

Brad Shepard Today, Thursday, September 20, 2018

Wilbraham Police have a bear they are trying to remove.
Granby Public Schools add new rule banning sugary high-energy drinks and coffee.
MGM Springfield announces their new theater complex.
“Good To Go,” a new program at the Mental Health Association of Western Mass., with Kim Lee.
Your Western Mass. Red Cross needs some help.
Local flooding and ponding could damage your car – with Mike Zabik.
Columbia Gas Co. cancels plans for their $33M rate hike.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hasbro revenue down – due to Toys R Us closing.
Scammers exploit fallen Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon.
Springfield to Hartford – direct rail service in June!
Old Hadley Flea Market season underway.
Torrington man tries to board plane at Bradley with loaded gun in carry-on.
Monson man (Superintendent of the Suffield Water Pollution Authority) charged with domestic abuse.
C-Suite Springfield Chamber Cocktails and Conversation.
New restaurant comes to the former Touch of Garlic location.
Wilbraham Police Department hires new officers and promotes others.
Gas prices up – again!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, January 15, 2018

Wilbraham Good Samaritan saves Wilbraham police officer from strangulation.
Athol flooding causes evacuation of residents.
Twenty year-old efforts for a needle exchange program in Springfield make another comeback.
Website launch for new passenger rail service from New Haven to Springfield.
Ludlow to Springfield slow speed police chase ends when driver runs out of gas.
“I Have a Dream…”

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, November 21, 2017

PETER PAN moves in!
The inside scoop on the Springfield weekend fire.
BRIGHT NIGHTS about to flip the switch for 2017!
WESTERN MASS. PEOPLE ON THE MOVE!
Packages left on porches MAY be stolen this season! Local Police Depts. are issuing warnings!
“Lucky” the famous lottery machine goes on tour!
Thoughts on the death of a mad man.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, June 19, 2017

Kelly M Smith of Springfield achieves her life long goal of becoming a pediatrician!

24 year old Ted Dobek launches circuit Coffee in Westfield!

Fly round-trip to Scotland from Bradley for 130.00!

Springfield road work rundown for this week!

 

Brad Shepard Today, Friday and the weekend, April 28, 2017

Goat Yoga adds classes!

Bear sighting near a school!

Gypsy moths return.

New Wilbraham Police Dept. building open!

Kitten Month at local shelters!

Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday April 19, 2017

Taxes!  the Day After!

The whole story behind fines, penalties, who will be audited and who will not…

And …an IRS secret they do not want you to know!

Time for Uno’s music series

Amherst home owner has a surprise

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • Tornado, or no tornado?
  • Pokemon and trespassing
  • Sheriff’s free-for-all
  • Obie’s Playground dedication in Southampton

—community happenings and comment!