Boat Talk 05/09/06 Hour long call in show Hosts: Alan Sprague and Mike Joyce Guests: Wes Shaw, MDI Water Taxi, Mark Rohrig, Wheelsea School Bus, and Mark Jackson, Vinalhave Marine Tech. Ed. Topics: Wheelsea school bus circumnavigation, ethanol and biodiesel marine use, Vinalhaven marine tech boat project, water taxi stories What are the implications of alternative marine fuels? What is going on with the Vinalhaven school program that’s fixing up a steel boat they will sail to Florida? What is Elizabeth Taylor like without makeup?
Hosts: Anna, Lynnsay, Christie, Dylan and Ariel
Call in show
Calais/Baileyville bridge and international border crossing project
Radio Sampul update (gold mining in area)
John Greenman’s report back from the peace march last weekend in NYC
Producers: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco
Doing Business 5/4/06
Host: Jane Haskell
Hour long call in show
Topic: Micro Biz is Big Biz in Maine
Guests: James C. McConnon, Jr. Business and Economics Specialist and Associate Professor of Resource Economics and Policy, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Eloise Vitelli, Director of Program and Policy Development, Women, Work and Community, Augusta, Maine
What is “micro biz”?
How big is it in Maine?
What are some resources for micro businesses?
Power suits, power lunches, power diets all swell if you are of a certain frame of mind. But how about power protection for your valuable electronic gear! That’s real power – and the topic on this edition of Notes From the Electronic Cottage.
The revitalization of the Belfast Moosehead Lake Railroad, an interview about war tax resistance, and an interview about the Belfast Maskers theatre’s latest production.
Producer: Amy Browne
Segment contributed by: Marge May
Host Andree Bella interviews Dr. Christiane Northrup about her book “Mother-Daughter Wisdom: Understanding the Crucial Link Between Mothers, Daughters and Health” What is the link between mothers and daughters that is so important for good physical and mental health? What can you tell us about your views on c-sections, post-partum depression and vaccinations? How does a mother help her daughter develop positive, empowering relationships? And when a daughter “dumps on Mom” how would a mother handle this?
Host Ron Beard and guest Vivian Newman (Maine Chapter Sierra Club), Walter Anderson (former Maine state geologist), Todd Burrowes (Maine State Planning office) and Mike Crocker (Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance) discuss off-shore drilling and what is at stake for Maine.
What is the background on the 20 plus year moratorium on offshore drilling?
What concerns are leading to moves in Congress to lift that moratorium?
What are the potential advantages and disadvantages to drilling/production of oil/gas reserves off Maine’s coast?
Call in show