Bartholomewtown Radio #25 2/19/19 - BB talks Rhody politics, including new early voting and new primary date proposals by Sec of State Gorbea, the special election in HD68 with Democrat June Speakman, Providence speed cameras, and new beach and camping fees with RI Senator Sam Bell.
Bartholomewtown #24 2/5/19 - Bill previews the State of the Union address with 990wbob's Tyler Salk, checks in with Providence hip hop artist Jesse The Tree, plus Rhode Island Film Collaborative member and Providence/LA filmmaker Anthony Jacquisto, not to mention breaking down happenings at the RI General Assembly, viability of PawSox brand in penultimate season, and much more!
Bartholomewtown Radio #23 1/29/19 - On this edition Hilary Levey Friedman President of RINOW, John Peixinho the head of the Beaver River Valley and correspondent Ben Decastro
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.
Wild Side #379 1/15/2019 - Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo gave her State of the State speech at Smith Hill as many tuned in, including host Tyler Salk. He is joined by Bartholomewtown's own Bill Bartholomew to recap and discuss what the governor spoke about.
Then later on, Tyler is joined by Jared Moffat, director of Regulate RI to discuss about how Governor Raimondo is looking to legalize marijuana in Rhode Island. What does that mean for the Ocean State going forward? Tyler and Jared discuss.
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.
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