Podcasts: Bill Newman

Bill Newman

The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.


The Bill Newman Show 10.20.14

On Black in the Valley — Erika Wilson-Perkins; Deborah Keisch & Erin Mahon-Moore on high stakes testing in Hamp schools;…

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The Bill Newman Show 10.17.14

GTMO detainee lawyer, Buz Eisenberg;  also  Eric Kaplan, creative force of the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, on his new…

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The Bill Newman Show 10.16.14

Cool films with Emmy-award winning filmmaker Larry Hott; Shelter Sunday with Rebecca Muller (W. Mass. Network to End Homelessness) &…

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The Bill Newman Show 10.15.14

City Councilor  Ryan O’Donnell on vibrant sidewalks; UMass Professor Jim Boyce on saving the earth while saving money; Jim Nash…

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The Bill Newman Show 10.14.14

Katie Eisman & Rose Wessel on the fracking pipeline; Helen Haddad, author of The Taking; Before They Flooded the Quabbin;…


The Bill Newman Show 10.13.14

Erin McKeown rocks the house; Mac Everett & Deborah Slavitt on reuse for the arts; Julia Mines makes us happy;…


The Bill Newman Show 10.10.14

The Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Archive website is a portal that allows visitors to view high-resolution digital images of the more…

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The Bill Newman Show 10.9.14

NCIS with attorney Harry Miles; the Paradise City Arts Festival with founder Linda Post; & the rev. & the Rebbe.

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The Bill Newman Show 10.8.14

Obama Inauguration poet Richard Blanco; UMass prof. Stephen Clingman on his South Africa roots; artist Gregory Stone on his upcoming…


The Bill Newman Show 10.7.14

Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings; Professor & astronomer Salman Hameed on India going to Mars;…

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Making headlines this week


Here's a look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Deerfield Apple Thief Facing Charges

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Deerfield Police pulled over the woman in the Mercedes after receiving a report that someone was illegally harvesting apples from trees at Clarkdale Fruit Farm.

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Easthampton’s Route Ten Closes Again, This Time For A Water Main Break

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It happened around one Thursday morning between Florence Road and Highland Avenue. The road did not reopen until around two that afternoon. It was the second time in 24 hours that the road was forced to close.

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Westfield Road Rage Incident Nets Arrests

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On an altercation on Route 20, a female motorist told police that four men in a car waved a gun at her. When police pulled the car over, there were only three men inside and no gun.

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Western Mass Opioid Awareness Effort Wins Federal Grant


Congressmen Jim McGovern and Richard Neal have announced that Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant is being awarded to ongoing opioid awareness programs in Berkshire and Franklin counties and the North Quabbin region.