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From WCME News: A group of about 40 Harriet Beecher Stowe elementary school students in Brunswick marched this afternoon from the school to Town Hall to signal their concern about climate change and the need for timely action. You can hear Jim Bleikamp's wrap-up here. [audio wav="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Climatewrap-1.wav"][/audio]...

In the midst of the silence of today's massive funeral service in Portland for Captain Joel Barnes of Berwick--believed to have been the first firefighter in Maine to die in a fire in four decades--the sound of his final radio call could be heard. You can...

It's a disturbing revelation. Two Brunswick town councilors say they have received hostile--perhaps threatening  phone calls, in regard to the sometimes contentious community-wide debate over zoning regulations for homeless shelters. Hear the statement of councilor Jane Millett here. [audio mp3="https://radiomidcoastwcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Millett1-them-either.mp3"][/audio]   There was also a call to the home...

State representative Seth Berry of Bowdoinham, the legislature's energy committee co-chair,  on the WCME Midcoast Morning Buzz, talking about his call for the state to buy the assets of Central Maine Power and replace it with a consumer-owned and consumer-friendly utility. Missed it? Don't ever do...

Maine's independent U-S senator Angus King caucuses with Democrats and is widely viewed among Republicans as the functional equivalent of a Democrat. But he is taking a very cautious attitude to talk of impeaching President Trump--even after such talk has heated up in the wake...

The progressive political comedian John Fugelsang tells WCME News in an exclusive interview that he was only JOKING when he said on Twitter that he planned to boycott Maine in the aftermath of a statement from Senator Susan Collins.   The senator made national waves when...

Senator Susan Collins, a Republican and a key swing vote in the U-S Senate on numerous issues, showed up at Brunswick Landing Friday where she toured the ground-breaking Molnlycke medical products facility and then held an informal news conference, at a moment when Washington is...