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!
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 »
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 »
This week we are featuring prominent singer-songwriter Martin Sexton on Morning Maine and we'll be giving away copies of "Fall Like Rain" Monday-Thursday at 7:45 AM. On Friday the give away will be "Mixtape of the Open Road." Sexton is a master at blending many different genres of music, including soul, folk, R&B and country who has been making great music since the early Nineties. Read more »
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 »