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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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22 Jul King vs. Lepage?

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 John Richardson on...

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08 Jul LePage and Richardson July 8 (without LePage)

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 issued...

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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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