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.

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The Bill Newman Show 8.22.14

Jeff Napolitano from the American Friends Services Committee guest hosts with Jo Commerford from MoveOn.org on grassroots activism and Dr.…

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The Bill Newman Show 8.20.14

Guest host Peter Bigwood speaks with Hugh Heisler, from The Dadz and Springfield No One Leaves, and Reverends Peter Ives…

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The Bill Newman Show 8.19.14

Peter Bigwood speaks with his own daughter, Annie, back from working with the Peace Corps in Senegal.  Plus famed marquetry…

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The Bill Newman Show 8.18.14

Guest host Peter Bigwood talks with local hero music legend, Lloyd Cole.  Plus a very special Black In The Valley:…


The Bill Newman Show 8.15.14

With guest host Jeff Napolitano from the American Friends Service Committee: on Gaza and prisons and taking the show over…


The Bill Newman Show 8.14.14

Tom Conroy, candidate for Treasurer of Massachusetts; Poet Laureate Rich Michelson—live from Martha’s Vineyard–S is for Sea Glass.


The Bill Newman Show 8.13.14

Political Gold with United Republic CEO Josh Silver; Daniel Levitin, author of The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age…


The Bill Newman Show 8.12.14

Don Berwick, Democrat for governor; Kate Manning on My Notorious Life; Paintbox Theatre- Tarzan, Jane and the jungle animals are in the studio.

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The Bill Newman Show 8.11.14

Mount Holyoke College President and esteemed medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella on the Ebola epidemic; Phyllis Bennis, nationally renown author and…


The Bill Newman Show 8.8.14

Representative John Scibak on the new domestic violence bill, funding for UMass, the probation department scandal and political races.

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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.