Around Town 5/29/24: Local News, Culture and Events

Host/Producer: Amy Browne

2024 Maine Special Olympics Summer Games and volunteer opportunities:
The NASA STEM Engagement Educator Professional Development Next Gen STEM 101 Educator Workshop for teachers of grades 5 thru 8 at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine in Bangor   Registration is open now at  Questions contact, Kirsten Hibbard: [email protected].
COA Summer Institute. Registration opens June 1st at

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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