Happy Giving Tuesday!

Happy Thanksgiving from WERU to everyone! And happy #GivingTuesday as well, the global day dedicated to celebrating generosity, taking place on December 1, 2015. A huge THANK YOU to all who support WERU!  Every gift makes a difference! 

WERU is also a MaineShare member organization, so thank you to everyone who gives through MaineShare as well! Read more »

Maine Stories on WERU

We've added a new feature to the WERU archives! This new category of our archives features local storytelling events that have aired on various programs here at WERU, assembled in one location for easy access whenever you’re in the mood for a Maine story, or a story told by a “Mainer.” Check it out!  Enjoy! Read more »

Make WERU a Part of Your Legacy

Since 1988, WERU has brought you programming that’s informative, inspiring and entertaining. Over the years, you’ve listened with us, shared with us, and grown with us. Heard the latest news and music from your community and your world, and helped fund that programming with your generous contributions. You’ve made an impact, and now you can make a lasting one. By making a planned gift to WERU, you help ensure that Community Radio will be heard in your region by generations to come. Find more information about planned giving opportunities with WERU here or call General Manager Matt Murphy at 207-469-6600. Read more »

Stay in the Loop with e-WERU!

For updates on WERU programming, events, and more, sign-up for our new electronic communication, the e-WERU.  Just visit the sign-up section on the bottom right of this page, enter your e-mail address and click "subscribe." Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah O’Malley, Host of World Around Us

Sarah O'Malley is the longtime host of WERU's World Around Us, a weekly (Saturdays at 8:30AM) science and nature short feature show.  Sarah is a Maine native, having grown up in quiet North Castine where she fondly remembers summers spent running around in the woods and biking the four miles into town.  Sarah attended George Stevens Academy in nearby Blue Hill.  Sarah currently resides in Sedgwick with her two dogs, two cats, chickens, and her mountain guide husband, Dick Chasse.  Sarah’s extended family still live in the Castine area, and she has the good fortune of enjoying being an aunt to niece,Caitlin and nephew,Will.  Regular listeners might recognize Caitlin from her guest stints on World Around Us.  Sarah teaches Ocean Science at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine. Read more »


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