Author: Jim Bleikamp

16 Feb An Unforgettable Moment

Jim Bleikamp here. Scares me to say it, but I have been broadcasting for almost a half century. I've covered lots of news. I have heard many people say many memorable things. But I'm not sure I have ever heard a moment like Fred Gutenberg...

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17 Jan Breaking: Earthquake on the Midcoast

No reports of injuries or damage, but a number of people have been shaken by a 2.6 magnitude earthquake this evening about four miles south of Richmond. More hear from WCME's Jim Bleikamp, who talked with Stacy Frizzle, executive director of Brunswick's People Plus. Stacy...

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03 Jan Eldridge on Bay Bridge

From WCME News 9: In Brunswick, some residents of Bay Bridge mobile home park are without water and have been for several days--as water is being rationed by the owner. Town manager John Eldridge has been looking into the situation and talked with WCME's Jim Bleikamp. [audio...

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29 Dec Fire in Brunswick!

From WCME News 9: A neighbor tells WCME News 9 that it began with a loud boom. Fire chief Ken Brilliant says there were two injuries--neither thought to be serious--in a smoky house fire in bitter cold temperatures at the intersection of Mere Point and Maquoit Roads...

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27 Jul Harpswell’s Firefighter Shortage

The Forecaster's Brunswick-Harpswell reporter Callie Ferguson joined the Thursday Midcoast Morning Buzz to talk about her story on a dilemma being faced not only in Harpswell but in rural communities throughout the nation. Hear Callie here: [audio mp3="http://www.radio9wcme.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Callie-July-27-1.mp3"][/audio] Read Callie's Forecaster story here: http://www.theforecaster.net/new-volunteers-help-but-harpswell-fire-departments-are-still-in-need/...

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