Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, July 30, 2020

Mayor Sarno announces the reopening of the city’s cooling centers.
MassDOT announces funding allowing Easthampton to create a new sidewalk.
Amherst’s “Jump Bridge” cancels any swimming.
Heat wave continues.
Granby fires its fire chief.
Mayor Sarno and Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola join informational push for 2020 Census.
Possible cannabis dispensary in Northampton.
Protesters outside the homes of Eric Lesser and Joe Wagner.
Stop & Shop workers protest the elimination of hazard pay.
Niche presents the top towns in Mass. to buy a home.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Western Mass. Red Cross low on blood – you can donate.

Weekend of gun violence in Holyoke; Mayor comments.

West Springfield McDonald’s grease fire.

State Rep. John Velis announces run for former State Senator Humason’s seat.

Granville Fire Dept. puts out chimney fire.

Secretary of the Commonwealth Galvin reminds homeowners of tax abatement deadline.

2020 Chinese New Year celebration at Mercedes-Benz in Chicopee.

Gas prices are holding steady.

Western Mass rivers are higher than normal.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Protests at The Big E over the treatment of large animals .

Live entertainment news with ArtsBeat reporter Mark Auerbach.

4 free seminars on heart and vascular health at Baystate.

Census takers start showing up in April.

Empty seat in the state Senate today… special election will be needed!

That thing going around? Making everyone sick? It MIMICS the Flu!

Oranges and a surprise guest!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, December 12, 2019

After losing their roof and sustaining massive water damage in October, Donut Dip in East Longmeadow opts to not rebuild and to close the location.

Don Humason and Billy Galvin square off over a letter and a missing word.

Two Springfield million dollar lottery winners!

Western New England University President, Dr. Caprio, retires.

Deerfield Police report a scam regarding Comcast and DIRECTV.

Temporary state ban on vaping rescinded.

Amazon delivery vans causing Lower Westfield Road backup.

Springfield City Councilors respond to snow removal complaints.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 23, 2019

Ground broken for the new Wahlburgers at MGM Springfield.

“Fright Fest” back at Six Flags for Halloween!

Cheryl Clapprood appointed permanent Police Commissioner of Springfield’s Police Dept.

Massachusetts Environmental Police have shot and killed a black bear in Fitchburg.

Mass. State Police rescue Mount Washington hiker.

Commonwealth Secretary Bill Galvin urges Big E folks to respond to the forthcoming census.

Ludlow’s “Second Time’s a Charm” to hold a fundraiser, with a prom for adults.

Radio Show #261 – Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi’s Cookout 2019

Hampden County Sheriff Cocchi’s 3rd cookout forged ahead through rainy weather, to another clear success.

The Sheriff hosted a wide array of VIPS from all walks of the public and private sectors.

Join us now for a review of some of the region’s notables and VIPs who took a moment in front of our microphones.

In this program, you will hear the voices of:
Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi
Monson Chief of Police Steve Kozloski
Monson Town Administrator Evan Brassard
Former East Longmeadow Board of Selectmen Chair Paul Federici
State Representative Angelo Puppolo
CEO Baystate Health Systems Dr. Mark Kerouac 
Chicopee Police Dept. Information Officer Mike Wilk
Former State Senator Brian Lees
Former State Senator Michael Knapik
At-Large Springfield Councilor Jesse Lederman
Springfield Parks and Recreation Chair Brian Santaniello
United States Senator Ed Markey

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, June 20, 2019

Domino’s pizza robbery – an inside job.

Holyoke pot shop owner charged with securities crime.

Northeast Balloon Festival set for Northampton.

John Collins of the VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System is retiring.

Springfield K-9 Officer “Mr. Warner” is honored with an award.

Man falling asleep in a boat at Five Mile Pond almost prompts a water rescue.

Easthampton Pedal N’ Party, an alcohol friendly bike service, suspends operations.

Girls Club of Holyoke becomes Girls Inc. of Holyoke.

Chicopee City Hall receives $12M overhaul!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, October 4, 2018

All about absentee ballots for Mass. voters, and related info.
Dakin Humane Society has cats for adoption for only $5!
Traffic headaches for Agawam and West Springfield, the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge, and more.
Help Wilbraham Animal Control find the owner of two attacking dogs.
This year’s Western Mass. pumpkin crop is having a bad year.
Hop on board The Pioneer Valley Railroad for the annual Nostalgic Autumn Train Ride!
Westfield School Superintendent has a school bus driver removed.
Mass. fathers complain about a lack of changing tables in public men’s rooms.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, August 31, 2018

John Boyle O’Reilly Club hosts a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life.”
Predictions call for a low voter turnout on Tuesday – Mass. Primary day.
Springfield Police Department announces three-phase program to launch officer-worn body cameras.
Labor Day Weekend travel advisory.
Andrea Piatti-Bruno manages her six children and her Westfield shop, Blended Village Marketplace.
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral presents “Glendi!” This is the 40th anniversary of this Greek cultural celebration! Special guest Fr. Christopher Stamas tells us more.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday August 15, 2016

  • Fundraiser for Armani, a young boy with Diabetes
  • Two phone scams in West Springfield
  • IHOP helps No Kid Hungry campaign with $1.00 pancakes!
  • Westfield Fair Time!
  • “Cher” rides again in East Longmeadow!

Brad Shepard Today! Leap Day, February 29, 2016

  • Saluting Judge Sheehy
  • STOP AND SHOP votes strike option in
  • Super Tuesday preview and the Clintons in town
  • Major Heroin success for Springfield PD
  • Leap Year explained-or attempted