WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill, Maine Local News and Public Affairs Archives
Summary: Audio archives of spoken word broadcasts from Community Radio WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill & 102.9 FM Bangor, Maine
Point of View Linda Glowczak | Guest Contributor
Producer/Host: Tim Hagney Lead
Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles Mabon, Harvest of Self
Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine Engineer: Amy Browne Elections in Maine: Where the Rubber Meets the Road Key Discussion Points: what citizens need to know about the conduct of elections in Maine: what are the opportunities for citizen participation and observation; what aspects are conducted by the State with regard to the security and integrity of the process and the electronic components; what role do the town clerks play in making sure things run smoothly, etc. Guests: Patti Dubois, Waterville City Clerk www.waterville-me.gov/clerk/ Julie Flynn, Deputy Secretary of State, Maine Secretary of State’s Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions. www.eac.gov/testing/staff-modules/julie-l-flynn/ To learn more about this topic: History of the Municipal Clerk, September, 2014, at the International Institute for Municipal Clerks Maine Town and City Clerks Association Maine Secretary of State Elections Division U.S. Elections Assistance Commission The all-volunteer team at the League of Women Voters – Downeast who plan and coordinate this series includes: Starr Gilmartin, Maggie Harling, Sheila Kirby, Ann Luther, Maryann Ogonowski, Pam Person, Leah Taylor, and Linda Washburn FMI re League of Women Voters of Maine: www.lwvme.org
Producer/Host: Rob McCall Production Assistance: Rebecca McCall “Seed Pods”
Host: Denis Howard Engineer: John Greenman An open-mic style call-in show
Producer/Host: Jim Campbell We are more and more becoming a convenience based society and technology has a lot to do with that. Many cities, schools, and even software developers seem to be offering free access to conveniences like wifi access everywhere. But what does “free” really mean these days? A second look at New York’s NYCLink kiosk system may provide some hints.
Producer/Host: Donna Loring Engineer: Amy Browne What’s wrong with Mascots? Why are Mascots harmful to Native Youth? How was the issue brought forward to schools with Native mascots. What is currently being done to educate the public? What you can do to help. Guests: Ambassador Maulian Dana Penobscot Nation Dr. Darren Ranco Director of the Wabanaki Center /Associate Professor of Anthropology UMO James Francis, Director of the Cultural and Historic preservation Department Penobscot Nation.
Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Vaccines: Are They Helpful? Part 2
Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn The Moose Rut Photos, a full transcript, references, contact information, and more available at thenatureofphenology.wordpress.com Here in Maine, the peak of moose rut is at the beginning of October, but individuals may begin displaying some rut behaviors towards the beginning of September. Spoiler alert: if you’re one of those people who think of moose as resplendent, calm animals full of gawky charm and patience, what I’m about to tell you about what they’re up to right now might spoil your adoring impression of them.
Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles Mushrooms
Producer/Host: Tim Hagney Microbiome
Producer/Host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension Engineer: Amy Browne Community concerns and opportunities: The evolving role of community libraries Was there a “typical” view of the role of a community library when you started out? What roles of a community library are staying the same, and what roles are evolving? What are some of the “drivers” of the evolving role (demographics, technology, changing communities)? Is there a tension between historic and evolving roles? What is the role of the Maine State Library, and is it changing as well? How does the state library support community libraries and foster collaborations… examples? What challenges are you seeing, across the library landscape? What is your vision for the future of community libraries? Guests: Amy Wisehart, Ellsworth Public Library Ruth Eveland Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor Rich Boulet, Blue Hill Public Library Jamie Ritter, Maine State Librarian
Producer/Host: Rob McCall Production Assistance: Rebecca McCall “Monhegan”
Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh Rebuild 2