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 7.23.13

We talk to Mass ACLU director Matt Segal about the current state of the Annie Dookan drug lab scandal.  Then,…

The Bill Newman Show 7.22.13

We speak to Governor Michael Dukakis about Trayvon Martin and the role that both casinos and mass transit could play…


The Bill Newman Show 7.19.13

Northampton Councilor Bill Dwight on the State Budget and Michael Kogut, Chair of the Citizens Against Casino Gaming.


The Bill Newman Show 7.18.13

We speak with ACLU of Massachusetts Legal Director Matt Segal, then First Generation’s Artistic Director Julie Lichtenberg.


The Bill Newman Show 7.17.13

Author Katie Halfner talks to us about her book, Mother Daughter Me.  We also discuss state university tuition with Max Page.


The Bill Newman Show 7.16.13

As voters head to the polls over the issue of casinos in Springfield, we discuss the implications a casino would…

climate summer

The Bill Newman Show 7.15.13

We talk to Matt Menezes and Caroline White-Nockelby, activists with Climate Summer doing work here in the Valley.

prison policy

The Bill Newman Show 7.12.13

We speak with Peter Wagner, Executive Director of The Prison Policy Initiative, on local jails gouging inmates’ families for phone…

marty nathan

The Bill Newman Show 7.11.13

Is the coal plant on Northampton’s border really closing? We speak to Sierra Club attorney Josh Berman to find out.


The Bill Newman Show 7.10.13

Get the inside scoop on Northampton’s hottest political race! We talk to Alissa Klein who is challenging Gene Tacy for city councilor.

Recent Headlines

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

The White House seen from outside the north lawn fence in Washington

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies


A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case


Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

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We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

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UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year