Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 13, 2021

Chick Fil A limits sauce packets!

Agawam Cinema reopens! Quietly…(with Kim Wheeler).

West Springfield Fire Department promotes Evan Culver to Lieutenant.

Governor Baker announces the  Employers Vaccination Program.\

New Springfield City Clerk.

Gasoline conveyance and storage warnings.

Chicopee vaccination appointments change.

Pet food shortages are now possible.

Mayor Sarno announces the return of the Mural Festival.

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Jordan Goodman on Western Mass gas prices.

Mark Auerbach on a concert streaming event.

Spirit of Springfield Annual Golf Classic!

Springfield Police Department Memorial Ceremony.

Springfield Lodge of Elks Polish Nationality Night.

Springfield Museums present “Wild Kratts Creature Power!

Gas prices are going up.

The President’s new efforts to encourage vaccinations.

Supply Line interruptions cause shortages in many areas, including chickens.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 11, 2021

South Hadley Council on Aging’s new phone number.

The public safety report, with Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood.

Mark Auerbach’s Arts Beat report.

Gas prices change.

Home Depot hiring event!

Mushroom recall.

Springfield Science Museum’s “Astronomy Day.”

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 10, 2021

Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras are looking for musicians.

Dakin Humane Society has items from its thrift shop for sale!

Springfield Library Foundation presents funds to a new library branch.

Volunteers needed for flagging cemeteries for Memorial Day.

Easthampton rotary disruption.

Host families needed for the Valley Blue Sox players.

Outdoor amusement industries are reopening.

“Phishing” scam at the RMV reported.

RIP Lloyd Price and Tawny Kitaen

Derby winner flunks drug test.

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 10, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, May 7, 2021

Roomful of Blues drive-in concert in Southwick, with Jay Pagliuca.

Mercy Medical Center celebrates National Nurses Week.

Springfield Museums “Sensory Friendly Saturdays.”

Catalytic converter thefts in West Springfield.

New Road Bridge in Pittsfield will reopen today!

Springfield fire Department promotion ceremony today!

Illegal dumping in Springfield caught on camera.

Holyoke Mall Moderna vaccine available today to anyone over 18.

Only 2 Western Mass communities remain in the “red” (or high risk) zone.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, May 7, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 6, 2021

Governor Baker announces walk-in vaccinations.

Longmeadow Police warn seniors of a “game.”

Dunkin’ has comp coffee for National Nurses Day.

Springfield man is missing, Police ask for help.

Abused dog, “Buddha” is improving!

6 Flags New England hiring for the season.

Springfield Finance Department wins an award!

Chicopee toughens noise ordinance.

Phony prize letters are showing up.

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 6, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Mercy Medical Center receives a grant for newborn care.

A Chlorine shortage for pool owners, with Ted Hebert.

Spirit Of Springfield Golf Classic.

Basketball hoops coming back to city parks!

No more dirty license plates in Maine!

The Little Free Library is running this week in Longmeadow!

Holyoke Board of Health has more vaccine doses and is hosting a clinic today!

Chicopee Fire Department swears in new recruits!

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Governor Baker shuts down some vaccination sites.

Springfield Police Commissioner, Cheryl Clapprood’s public safety report.

Mark Auerbach’s Arts Beat report.

Vehicle vs. traffic light in Enfield.

Mayor Sarno and others announce additional neighborhood vaccination clinics.

Dakin Humane announces new online shopping platform!

The Springfield Mayor and others tour the improvements at City golf courses

Gas prices are changing in Western Mass..

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 3, 2021

Springfield’s decision on fireworks this year.

Springfield pulls a local bar’s liquor license.

Dakin Humane Society’s “By My Side” challenge!

New rules for outdoor masks in Massachusetts.

Mass Pike paving alert.

Chicopee is developing its own dirt bike problem.

Free paint for your project from the Holyoke DPW.

Center Park in Chicopee Center, is now, ‘The Shape Shifting Park.”

Holyoke’s Providence Hospital is Now, Mira Vista.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, May 3, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 30, 2021

Mercy Medical Center gets an “A.”

Stefan Davis of “I Found Light Against All Odds” fish fry fundraiser.

Pedal Thru Youth’s Bob Charland has big plans for some grant money!

Holyoke construction crew accidentally knocks down a utility pole.

Chipotle wants to feed hungry and stressed health care workers.

Church desecration cleaned and removed.

Greenfield Public Library reopens for some limited activities.

Tribute to K-9 Officer, “Raimo” at the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office.

The Mayor, Congressman , Neal, and others  are at Bowles Elementary School for Arbor Day.

Job Fair today, at J. Polep, Chicopee!

May is Electrical Safety Month. Fire Marshal’s warning on possible electric fire causes.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 30, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 29, 2021

Sculpture exhibit at the Springfield Museums.

Mayor Sarno, and HHS Commissioner, Helen Caulton Harris announce the city is offering Johnson and Johnson vaccinations in 16 Acres.

Chicopee Mayor, John Vieau at the opening of Chicopee’s new vaccination center.

Angry Mayor Sarno wants answers in the desecration of a city Church.

The Springfield Mayor and other city officials will salute the Pope Francis Boys Hockey Team’s win!

Missing 17 year old in Dalton.

HCC Board votes to freeze student fees.

Spirit of Springfield working to have two big events in September.

Westfield state University selects University’s 21st president.

STCC holding a 2021 drive-thru graduation parade on campus.

Agawam offers a ribbon cutting ceremony to new or reopening businesses!

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Governor outlines his new package of roadway safety reforms for the state.

The beginning of the end of masks in the Commonwealth?

Governor Baker on Springfield’s move to phase 4, step 2.

Six Flags plans their reopening!

Inspection sticker stations are reopened…listen to the grace period schedule.

Boys and Girls Club of Westfield starts their official expansion.

Zumba at Stanley Park!

Diaper prices on the rise!

Wrestling is back this Spring, in East Longmeadow.

The Mystery of the abandoned mobile home.

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Brad Shepard Today! Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Springfield Museums announce the Ubora Awards.

Mark Auerbach’s ArtsBeat Report.

Chicopee Mayor Vieau raises the Sikh flag!

Ted Hebert reopens today after the car that crashed through his store.

Springfield looking for proposals for business opportunities for lower income persons.

Springfield Mayor and others hold a drive-thru parade for seniors!

The latest on the Big E.

Former Springfield Police officer found guilty.

AMR’s “Earn While You Learn.”

New legislation to improve road safety.

New pill being developed that may cure Covid.

Busy month for the Ludlow Police.

Morgan Sullivan Bridge finally complete!

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 26, 2021

The Bishop and his dog visit Mercy Medical Center!

Springfield Mayor and Vax Force appeared at St. John’s Congregational church.

Road and bridge work on the Pike this week.

Congressman Neal and Mayor John Vieau announce the funds due Chicopee from the American Rescue Plan.

Chicopee progress on the Abby Brook project.

A “Pink Moon” tonight!

Pool stores prepare for a possible shortage of pool supplies this season.

Jury trials may be held at the Eastfield Mall.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday, April 26, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 23, 2021

Governor Baker drops by MGM Springfield to offer congratulations for an award.

Jen Connolly, Executive Director of Junior Achievement of Western Mass. and a special virtual event.

Great Barrington Police mourn the loss of K-9 Officer, Titan.

About the “deed scam…”

Eversource gas shut off scam.

Sobriety checkpoint this weekend.

West Springfield Drive-In opens tonight!

Tolland very happy with its new convenience store!

DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Program.

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 23, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 22, 2021

MGM Springfield receives a special award.

Springfield Police officers save the life of a baby.

Holyoke man charged with possession of child pornography.

Subaru recall, affecting certain models.

Lock you car, AND your house.

Springfield Vax Force event on Saturday.

The Mayor and other officials tour the city’s Municipal Nursery.

Changes at the top of the Springfield Symphony.

Community clean-up Saturday, meeting at Nathan Bill’s.

Holyoke opens second phase of public art installation!

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Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! April 21, 2021

Mayor Sarno comments on the Springfield Police Department lawsuit.

Governor Baker expresses pride in the UMass Amherst Men’s Hockey Team’s huge win.

Mark Auerbach’s review of Theater Works Hartford’s “The Sound Inside.”

Life Guard training now available in Springfield.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Chicopee Housing Authority sued.

Grand opening of the Greenfield Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic.

West Springfield opens the Big E Vaccination Clinic.

Habitat For Humanity holds a house dedication ceremony.

Dress For Success honors two STCC staff members!

Vaccination milestone for the Commonwealth!

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Brad Shepard Today! April 21, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Job Opportunities at regional malls.

Mercy Medical Center holds  a flag line to honor pandemic healthcare workers.

ArtsBeat Reporter, Mark Auerbach.

Tuesday Market’s opening day in Northampton.

Mayor Sarno responds to a lawsuit against the city and the Police Department.

Will a booster shot be necessary?

Gas prices sneak up just a bit.

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Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Monday April 19, 2021

New election equipment and voting machines are possible for Springfield.

Springfield Police Commissioner, Cheryl Clapprood release new diversity statistics for the department.

Home Grown Springfield distributes food for children 18 or under.

Mayor Sarno celebrates the distribution of 2 million pounds of food!

Mass Inspection stations are back on line!

Vaccinations for all today!

Weekend community cleanups!

Springfield Museums have an Earth Week Event during school vacation week.

Fake one million dollar bill at a Dollar General store.

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Brad Shepard Today! Monday April 19, 2021
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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 16, 2021

Mayor Sarno reads “A Home Run For Bunny” for the Springfield Libraries.

New Hampshire lifts a Covid mandate.

Mayor Sarno and other community leaders observe Child Protection Month.

2020 Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies.

Brightwood Elementary thanks Peyton Smith’s family for the donation of 75 pairs of sneakers.

Chicopee closes Rivers Park for construction.

Congratulations to Anne T. Baron, retiring from Chicopee public schools, after 34 years.

Holyoke construction on South Canal Street continued.

West Springfield Fishing Derby!

 

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Brad Shepard Today! Friday, April 16, 2021
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