Author: Jim Bleikamp

26 Jun WCME is Back On The Air!!!

WCME is back after a brief morning absence stemming partly from an early morning power outage at our home at Fort Andross in Brunswick. 900AM and Radio9WCME.com. We appreciate your patience, and we assure you that the Midcoast Morning Buzz will air in full Tuesday morning 6-9. Thanks...

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26 Jun WCME Temporarily Off Air

WCME left the air early Monday morning in an electrical power outage at Fort Andross in Brunswick--an outage which has prompted a problem with our main computer. We are working to resolve the problem. We appreciate your patience....

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22 Jun 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. I believe...

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22 Jun 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. I believe...

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01 Jun Smart New Yorkers Vacation in Maine

We're fortunate at WCME to have a bond with some talented folk at the nation's classiest all-news station--WCBS NewsRadio 880 in New York. WCBS afternoon news anchor Steve Scott is a frequent Maine visitor and braved some heavy rain today to visit us at Fort...

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30 May The Voices of the Brunswick School Bullying Lawsuit

Now the actual voices are heard.   A new nationally-distributed podcast from the San Francisco-based Center for Investigative Reporting contains never-previously-heard deposition testimony from the recently settled lawsuit in Brunswick in which former junior high school student Chaz Wing charged that he had been bullied and...

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13 May From WCME News 9: Searching For a Missing Boater

In Brunswick and Topsham, the search continues on the Androscoggin River for a missing boater--a man whose name has not been released. The search began Friday evening without success, as the Maine Marine Patrol, utilizing a helicopter, spotlights and night vision technology searched the water...

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12 Apr Breaking from WCME News 9: Missing Harpswell Girl

Cumberland County sheriff's deputies are looking for a missing teen-aged girl. 16-year-old Lilia Simmons was last seen at Harpswell Coastal Academy's Brunswick location on Monday, and was reported missing by her mother, who resides in Harpswell. Deputies say the girl has no access to a phone...

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