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04 Dec Midcoast News December 4, 2014

Tense Moments at Brunswick Landing   In the end there were no injuries and no damage to the aircraft, but there were some nervous moments at Brunswick Landing today when a U-S Navy Blue Angel Jet slid off the runway in the midst of icy conditions. The...

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01 Dec Midcoast News December 1, 2014

A Fatality in Harpswell Cumberland County Sheriffs Deputies continue to investigate a two-vehicle accident on Harpswell Islands Road in Harpswell that has claimed the life of  28-year-old Eric Allred of Brunswick. Deputies say Allred's car was northbound when he apparently lost control and crossed into the...

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28 Nov My Favorite Thing

Jim Bleikamp here. I should have shared this long ago. Several months ago, a talented listener at Spindleworks--the wonderful arts center for adults with disabilities in Brunswick--constructed this model of a WCME vehicle, which was subsequently delivered to us as a gift. Since then, it...

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24 Nov A slice of local sports history

Brunswick football fans: We're happy to provide you with an MP3 copy of Rob Kennedy's expert live call of the Brunswick-Marshwood Class B Championship game on WCME, for a nominal charge of $10. Checks and the e-mail address where you wish us to send it, to: Radio...

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22 Nov Thank you Dragons!

Ace sportscaster Rob Kennedy, who called the Brunswick-Marshwood Class B championship game on WCME, has a way of using simple language to poetically summarize complex situations. Rob says that every time the Dragons came up with an answer, the Marshwood Hawks posed a new question. But...

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22 Nov An invitation

Brunswick Dragon super-backer Keith Larson, the father of former Brunswick three-sport standout Brady Larson, has organized a reception later this evening in honor of  the Dragon Class B East champion football team--now battling Marshwood for the Class B title. That reception begins at Brunswick High...

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13 Nov Midcoast News Update November 13

We Have a Winner Veteran Brunswick school board member Jim Grant has won re-election after all. Last week's unofficial results showed Grant defeating challenger Chris Watkinson by a margin of just seven votes in the town's fifth district. So Watkinson requested a recount. But that do-over...

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04 Nov Midcoast News November 4, 2014

It's finally Election Day! If you are a television viewer, exposed to a non-stop advertising barrage, you may be overjoyed by this news. We Mainers today pick our next governor, among a field of three--Republican incumbent Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud, and independent Eliot Cutler. Senator...

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02 Nov Fuel truck overturns in Topsham

This truck overturned today as the snow was falling on Meadow Road in Topsham. The driver was apparently not seriously injured but did require medical attention at the scene. Thanks to WCME's Mike Snow. ...

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02 Nov Midcoast Weather alert from WCME-Sunday November 2

The first storm of the season has hit the Midcoast, and there's every likelihood that it will be far less intense than others to come. But there are significant concerns today. Both a winter weather advisory and wind advisory are posted by the National Weather Service...

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