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 7.18.13

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.

chris pyle

The Bill Newman Show 7.9.13

Christopher Pyle provides us with an in-depth and up-to-date analysis of Edward Snowden’s most recent releases and the implications mass surveillance has for our society.


The Bill Newman Show 7.8.13

Ramadan begins tonight. We observe with the Western Massachusetts Imam Wissam Abdel Baki. Plus Black in the Valley with Terry Jenoure star of My Bronx.

Recent Headlines

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles


More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier


A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

in Local

Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass


Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee

in Local

Nashawannuck Boardwalk Finally Being Built


Construction will begin soon on the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk in Easthampton

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Deerfield Bans Kinder Morgan From Town


The Deerfield Board of Health has voted to ban construction of the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline within the town's borders