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Every Saturday at Noon and 5PM, WCME electronically brings together Governor LePage and a political adversary–John Richardson, a former Democratic speaker of the Maine House and former Brunswick town councilor. Today, since there was no weekly message from the governor, John Richardson flew solo and...

On today’s edition of “LePage and Richardson”, the point-counterpoint program Saturdays at noon on WCME, featuring Governor LePage and Brunswick town councilor John Richardson, a former Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, Richardson suggests that Brunswick and Topsham expand their current conversation about...

A seismic and passion-fueled U-S Senate race may be brewing in Maine in 2018.   Governor LePage is thinking again about challenging Brunswick’s independent incumbent and one-time Democrat Angus King.   A potential race sized up by WCME political analyst and former Maine House speaker...

Radio 9 WCME was the only news organization on hand when Governor LePage rolled into Richmond Saturday afternoon at the end of a volatile week–for an appearance at a fundraiser held by Republican state senate candidate Guy Lebida. The governor wouldn’t comment directly on widespread...

In Brunswick, concern about recent overt expressions of racism. Town council chair Sarah Brayman tells the council that new Bowdoin College president Clayton Rose convened a meeting which she and other town officials attended–a meeting in the aftermath of incidents in which people in cars...

Resistance to a Large Tax Hike Brunswick town councilor John Richardson says he senses no appetite for a town tax rate hike of nearly five percent, which would be necessary if the council were to fund both the school budget as approved last week by...

Ortolani Dead in Florida A man of considerable influence on the Midcoast has died while vacationing in Florida. Philip Ortolani was 66 years old and is widely credited with helping to boost the quality and accessibility of health care on the Midcoast while serving for...