Bartholomewtown Radio #22 1/22/19 - Bill Bartholomew focuses on the developing Newport, RI gas crisis, which has resulted in over 7,000 customers on Aquidneck Island having no heat during a cold stretch. Bill welcomes Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, The Newport Buzz's Christian Winthrop and Tweed Leisure's Dave Passifume for on the ground, up to the second updates from all angles. Bill also chats with 990WBOB.com's Kris Hansen on Providence music and the recent Elmwood Songwriters Club event that Bill hosted and Kris performed at.
Bartholomewtown Radio #21 1/15/19 - Bill Bartholomew hosts Rhode Island's only live State of the State preview show. Bill offers his predictions for what the Governor will focus on in her address, and is also joined by Rhode Island Libertarian party head Pat Ford, plus our 990 WBOB political gurus, listener calls and music from Providence and beyond.
Bartholomewtown Radio #20 1/8/19 - Bill recaps his experience attending the Rhode Island state office's inauguration, digs into Providence politics with Providence political-insider and former Cianci Event Coordinator Lisa Scorpio, takes listener calls, and asks who the true opposition party is in Rhode Island: The Reform Caucus (House progressive Democrats or the Blake Filippi-led House Republicans).
Bartholomewtown Radio #19 12/11/18 - Bill speaks with Providence Councilwoman-Elect Kat Kerwin about the upcoming Council vote to potentially override Mayor Elorza's veto of a Council-approved zoning change that would allow for the construction of the proposed Fain Tower. Plus, Bartholomewtown correspondents Christopher Knott and Dave Flamand each join Bill for a wrap-up of the year in Rhode Island indie music.
Bartholomewtown Radio #17 11/27/18 - Bill breaks down the Newport, RI mayoral race, which is decided by a vote of the City Council. We hear from former mayor and current councilperson Jeanne Napolitano, plus Bill reads an exclusive statement from Mayor-elect Jamie Bova. Bill is also joined by WBOB's Tyler Salk for an in-studio discussion on legalized sports-betting and marijuana in the region, and he breaks down the week's headlines in Rhode Island politics.
Bartholomewtown Radio#16 11/20/18 - Bill Bartholomew digs into the news of the day, including the opening of recreational cannabis shops in Massachusetts, updates on the proposed Fane Tower in Providence, Trans Remembrance Day, Trump and U.S. dealing with Saudi Arabia, plus the emergence of the Rhode Island Reform Caucus in the House. We also hear from Bartholoomewtown correspondents "The Doctor" Randy Robbins, who offers his take on a fantastic Thanksgiving meal, and Gabriela Rassi, who talks about vegetarian and international options to mix up your Thanksgivin' Feast.
Bartholomewtown Radio #15 11/13/18 - Bill rips former independent Providence mayoral candidate Dee Dee Witman over unpaid campaign wages, talks Providence politics with former City Council candidate and Parlour owner Aaron Jehnig, plus moderates a lively round-table featuring 990 WBOB’s Tyler Salk and Allan Gilberti, recapping last week’s Rhode Island election.
Bartholomewtown Radio #12 10/23/18 - Bill breaks down the week in RI politics, including the RGA pulling pro-Fung ads and other shifts in the gubernatorial race. Former Providence Mayoral candidate Kobi Dennis joins Bill to discuss the situation surrounding convicted child rapist Richard Gardner moving into the Washington Park neighborhood of Providence. Plus, 990WBOB's Tyler Salk and Bill chat election strategies, music from Nova One, silverteeth, Sky Ferreria and more!
Bartholomewtown Radio #11 10/16/18 -Bill Bartholomew recaps Monday night’s RI gubernatorial debate, including an exclusive post debate check in with Republican nominee, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung. We also talk RI politics with Christian Winthrop of The Newport Buzz, and hear from NBC 10’s R.J. Heim!
Bartholomewtown Radio #10 10/9/18 - Bill takes a look at the brand new polling numbers that were just released, breaks down this past weekend’s Rally To Resist Marxism, dives into Anne Armstrong and Alan Gordon’s cannabis arrest w/ Tyler Salk, talks Burrillville Power Plant with Paul Roselli, and in the wake of FOX NEWS’ 22nd birthday, talk narrowcasting with Bartholomewtown lead correspondent Christopher Knott. Plus Trillo ‘dream team’ and poll talk, music from Lightning Bolt, Dixie Chicks, Neil Young, Beach Fossils, and silverteeth!
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