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.

harry miles

Forensick (sic)

12.11.15- Today’s Bill Newman Show features John Anz and Champian Fulton on two local jazz shows this weekend, Harry Miles…

eric reeves

The Genocide Continues

12/10: Smith College Professor Eric Reeves on the continuing genocide in Darfur; The Reverend (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David).

natalia munoz

Vaya (Todo El Tiempo) Con Muñoz

12.9.15 Natalia Muñoz guest hosts with Jose Saavedra on innovation in Springfield’s Public Schools and Natasha Clark from Lioness Magazine.

jane yolen and heidi stemple

Pipeline Update and Children’s Books

12.8.15- Mass PLAN Director Katy Eiseman speaks on FERC’s acceptance of Kinder Morgan’s frackin’ pipeline application through Franklin County. Authors and mother/daughter duo Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple share their favorite children’s books for holiday.


Being Young & Black In The Valley

12.7.15- Les Leopold on his new book Runaway Inequality an Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice. The weekly regular segment Black in the…

america's bank

What’s Behind Our Money?

Ellen Augarten Photographs

Stan Rosenberg

Will The New Open Records Law Make It Through The MA Legislature?

12/3: State Senate President Stan Rosenberg on the Public Records Bill, the fight over charter schools, the millionaires tax, funding for UMass, GMO labeling, and (“save me from myself”) no cell phones while driving; Western Mass, AFSC Director Jeff Napolitano on the Welcoming Immigrants Resolution before the Northampton City Council; Hon W. Michael Ryan and Kiki Smith, Board members of Historic Northampton, which is engaged in something quite amazing and historic and needs YOU; and then, The Reverend, the Rabbi and the Imam.

salsa rengue

The Earth Will Be Swallowed By The Sun!

12.2.15 When will the Earth be swallowed up by the sun and where else in the Universe is this happening already? We ask Hampshire College astronomer Dr. Salman Hameed. Just in time for the holidays, “Living The Secular Life” with Phil Zuckerman, and Vaya Con Munoz with Natalia Munoz talking Salsarengue food music poetry and activism with Jose Bou.

juan fellipe herrera

The Hot Choco-thon & The US Poet Laureate

12/1: First, the United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; then, the run for Safe Passage.

slick water

It’s Fracking Crazy

11/30: Andrew Nikiforuk, author of “Slick Water” Fracking and One Insider’s Stand Against the World’s Most Powerful Industry.” Also, Professor, neuroscientist, and best-selling author Daniel Levitin, whose newest book is “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.”

Recent Headlines

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Man Arrested For Selling Westfield Teen Fatal Heroin Dose

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Police say Seth Lombard-Hawthorne sold Lillian Anderson the "American Gangster" heroin that ended up killing her this past weekend

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Judge Denies Belchertown Man Bail In Assault Case


An autistic Belchertown man is denied bail as he awaits trial on charges of trying to kill his mother

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Granby Approves School Renovation

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Town meeting voters approve $32-million dollars to overhaul and double the size of East Meadow Elementary School

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Hadley Police Search for Alcohol Thief

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Police have posted a surveillance photo of a woman they say stole $550 worth of booze from the Liquors 44 store

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Quabbin Rattlesnake Island Plan To Be Unveiled


The February 23rd meeting at Mahar Regional School will spell out the rationale for stocking Mount Zion Island with endangered timber rattlesnakes