Interviews

Mattie Daughtry Runs Again–for a state senate seat.

The veteran state representative seeks a new lease on life in Augusta and will wage a primary battle with the former occupant of the seat–who wants it back.

Seth Berry on Central Maine Power

Longtime Bowdoinham state representative Seth Berry, co-chair of the legislature’s Energy Committee, reacts to the very unusual op-ed from Maine’s Public Utilities Commission, appearing in the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, which drops as the PUC continues an investigation of Central Maine Power….

Abdi Iftin–From Mogadishu to Freeport

Jim Bleikamp here. Next time when I am prone to complain that my life is overly chaotic, I will think of Abdi Iftin–my guest today on the WCME Midcoast Morning Buzz, who was born 34 years ago in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia in the…

Climate Change on the Midcoast-Here and Now

We at WCME have had a number of requests to post our recent interview with Pete Slovinsky–a coastal geologist at the Maine Geological Survey–a unit of the state department of agriculture.  Pete talks here about how climate change is ALREADY impacting us, what we might…

Dale Arnold back on WCME!

The well-known and highly regarded Boston-based sportscaster and Bruins TV host was back in Brunswick this weekend–the place where his broadcasting career began at the age of 15 on WCME—where he was “the voice of the Brunswick Dragons.” Dale was in town to sign copies…

Jim Bleikamp on Perzanoski Pay Raise

Jim Bleikamp here. Following a two-hour closed session and a controversy-filled year in which the Brunswick school board settled a bullying lawsuit for $125,000, the board has now awarded a two percent pay raise to school superintendent Paul Perzanoski, who is already salaried at $139.922….

Jim Bleikamp on the Perzanoski Pay Raise

Jim Bleikamp here. Following a two-hour closed session and a controversy-filled year in which the Brunswick school board settled a bullying lawsuit for $125,000, the board has now awarded a two percent pay raise to school superintendent Paul Perzanoski, who is already salaried at $139.922….