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?

Dr. Lori Paige,
Professor and English Department Chair
at American International College

Dr. Lori Paige is the chair of the English Department at American International College in Springfield and teaches classes in British and vampire literature. Her new book, The Gothic Romance Wave: A Critical History of the Mass Market Novels, 1960-1993, (McFarland; September 2018), takes a close look at this popular genre’s place in the publishing industry. You can find out more about the book at McFarlandbooks.com.

Radio Show #218 – Dr. Lori Paige,
Professor and English Department Chair
at American International College

Dr. Lori Paige is the chair of the English Department at American International College in Springfield and teaches classes in British and vampire literature.   Her new book, The Gothic Romance Wave:  A Critical History of the Mass Market Novels, 1960-1993, (McFarland; September 2018), takes a close look at this popular genre’s place in the publishing industry.  You can find out more about the book at McFarlandbooks.com.

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, October 9, 2017

TRIBUTE TO COLUMBUS DAY and thoughts on political correctness
Table Talk Pies are back! A Western Mass business success story!
Doctor Seuss under fire in Springfield! A Seussical political football!
Gas prices in the Pioneer Valley drop!
American International College hockey team hosts a Blood drive for the American Red Cross!
Coyotes spotted in Chicopee!

Brad Shepard Today! Monday, September 18, 2017

Billy Demolition Norris, Princess Pancake, and the Swollen Colon, among many others are coming to the Big E to square off in the Big E White Hut cheeseburg eating contest!
Gill Police Chief put on paid admin leave, retires, after domestic abuse charge
SmartPhone Trivia contest for Holyoke Schools
—-much more!