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Robin Lynn Behl – author of Price Per Barrel, The Human Cost of Extraction – Thursday 7:30pm on WMPG

On Thursday Dec 2nd, 7:30 pm WMPG’s Community Voices For Change will interview Robin Lynn Behl whose book Price Per Barrel, The Human Cost of Extraction has just been published by North Dakota University Press. It’s about boomtowns in North America and the work that first responders do in those communities -EMT’s, Firefighters, Police, Dispatchers and other front line workers. Listen locally at 90.9fm or online at wmpg.org – miss the show, go to CVFC for archive of show.
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Price Per Barrel, The Human Cost of Extraction by Robin Lynn Behl

Underwriter Profile: Repose Fire Logs

1301 Bridgton Rd
Sebago, Maine 04029-0321
207 595 8257

Brian Grady is the owner of Maine made Repose Fire Logs.  He has been handcrafting stainless steel mesh baskets to utilize wood pellets for a bug and mold free alternative to traditional firewood which can be used in woodstoves, firepits and campfires.

Underwriter Profile: The Merchant Company

656 Congress St
Portland, Maine 04103

The Merchant Company is a unique handmade arts, crafts and vintage store in the heart the arts district of Portland, Maine.

Three Maine based designers who share the same vision and passion for providing an accessible, community-based, year round shop with a focus on supporting local artists, local economy, sustainable design and small business, collectively own and manage the store.

Weekend Scene Report

Friday December 2nd WMPG scene report by USM work study student, Emma. Find out what is happening in the live music scene around Portland this Friday night.

Saturday December 3rd WMPG scene report by USM work study student, Emma. Find out what is happening in the live music scene around Portland this Saturday night.

Join the ROCC this Thursday from 3-5pm

Join us this Thursday as the Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) and WMPG present a 90 minute event featuring music, stories of recovery around the Thanksgiving holiday. Call in and request a song that has a special meaning to you or just share a few words at (207)780-4909. That is this Thursday starting at 3pm!

Angus King – guest on WMPG’s Friendly Fire

On Wednesday November 17th, Maine’s first independent senator Angus King was a guest on WMPG’s  Friendly Fire: A Voice for Veterans.

Host Don Kimball and the senator discussed the Afghanistan war. The theme of the show was “The longest war in American history – at what cost?” Missed the show – click here to listen.

Photo Credit: Angus King Facebook Page

In The Arts – Listen to today’s episode

In the Arts with Shoni Currier airs on Thursdays at 1pm.  Due to a technical glitch, there was an error in broadcasting todays episode with Shoni and her guests which featured discussions around a new arts space in Freeport,  Meeting House Arts. So here’s the show, give it a listen and find out about events at this new space.

WMPG Launches New App

Stay connected to WMPG anywhere with our new app for your mobile device!

The WMPG Community Radio app is now available to download for IOS & Android

We are excited to launch our new mobile app – listen live and check out our recent programs and podcasts.

Panel Discussion on Education & Equity with Candidates

This past Friday, there was a panel discussion on Education & Equity, moderated by Lisa Savage and featuring:

John Hinck – District 2 Candidate Victoria Pelletier – District 2 Candidate Travis Curran – At Large Candidate Roberto Rodriquez – At Large Candidate

Thanks to Portland Media Center who produced this event WMPG was able to broadcast it. Missed it – click here to hear it on our archives.

Opinion Piece – CMP Corridor

from Into the Wilderness

This November 2, there will be a referendum on the ballet that will ask Maine voters, “Do you want to ban the construction of high-impact electric transmission lines in the Upper Kennebec Region and to require the Legislature to approve all other such projects anywhere in Maine, both retroactively to 2020, and to require the Legislature, retroactively to 2014, to approve by a two-thirds vote such projects using public land?”