Around Town 3/12/24: Local News, Culture and Events

Host/Producer: Amy Browne

FMI re the events/issues mentioned today:

Rally for Stronger Gun Safety Laws at the Statehouse tomorrow
Friends of Sears Island, the Belfast Free Library, and Maine Coast Heritage Trust presentation about the wildlife activity in this part of the mid-coast in March
More information and the zoom link can be found at:
Penobscot Estuary Mercury Remediation talk sponsored by the Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust 

About the host:
Amy Browne started out at WERU as a volunteer news & public affairs producer in 2000, co-hosting/co-producing RadioActive with Meredith DeFrancesco. She joined the team of Voices producers a few years later, and has been WERU’s News & Public Affairs Manager since January, 2006. In addition to RadioActive, Voices, Maine Currents and Maine: The Way Life Could Be, Amy also produced and hosted the WERU News Report for several years. She has produced segments for national programs including Free Speech Radio News, This Way Out, Making Contact, Workers Independent News, Pacifica PeaceWatch, and Live Wire News, and has contributed to Democracy Now and the WBAI News Report. She is the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Environmental Journalism Award from the Sierra Club of Maine, and Maine Association of Broadcasters awards for her work in 2017 and 2021.

Theme music: BreakBeat Chemists I, 2015
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