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Chris Popper

Chris is WDEA’s “Sports Guy”!  He has been broadcasting MDI and Ellsworth Basketball games for the past 8 years and this is the 7th year of broadcasting MDI Football. He is the 2013 Electronic Media Award winner from the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrator’s Association in recognition for outstanding electronic media contributions to Maine Interscholastic Athletics.

In addition to broadcasting the sporting events for Townsquare Media, Chris sells advertising on the Townsquare Media stations. If you want to have your business reach our great community of listeners on the radio and the web, please give Chris a call at 941-1994 or email him at


M-W 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Th 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
F 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Sa 1:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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You’re Never Too Old [VIDEO]

After a foot of snow, and snowblowing three driveways the last thing I expected to do was go sledding with my neighbors who are 5 and 3 :)

We have a handicap accessible ramp leading from our driveway to our front door for our son Craig, and his wheelchair

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Category: Children, Videos, weather
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Thanksgiving Power Outage [UPDATE]

11:34 AM Update - Emera Maine has made steady progress, since the peak outages of about 11,000. As of right now, there are 5697 customers without power.

Based on early estimates, restoration times are as follows:
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County- By end of today
Penobscot County - Majority by end of day today, Some may be delayed until tomorrow

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Power Outages Begin

Update - As of 9:10 PM there were 7168 Emera Maine Customers without power.

As of 7:45 PM on Wednesday, November 26th Emera Maine was reporting 3863 customers without power. At this time 1104 customers in Hancock County, 2050 customers in Penobscot County and 735 customers in Washington County were without power.

Emera Maine

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Photo Courtesy Walter Churchill
Photo Courtesy Walter Churchill

MMA Basketball Coach’s Show [AUDIO]

It's the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the campus was quiet in Castine but Coaches Muchnick and Dagan took time out of their Thanksgiving preparations to talk with WDEA's Chris Popper in the Wednesday Maine Maritime Basketball Coach's Show

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Screengrabs – Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

I was laying in bed last night, watching The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, and I'm lucky I didn't wake up my wife because I was laughing so hard! Jimmy Fallon did a sketch about screen grabs and while that was funny, it was the interaction between Fallon and the announcer Steve Higgins that had me in hysterics

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Photo Jack Puccio via Thinkstock
Photo Jack Puccio via Thinkstock

If You Live in Bangor and Downeast Maine Should You Cook Your Turkey Today?

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and there's a winter storm bearing down on us! The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 12 Noon today until 9 AM on Thanksgiving

The Bangor area is supposed to get 8-12 inches of snow and it will be very windy! Gusts of wind are expected to be up to 45 miles per hour tonight after midnight.The Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area can expect 4-8 inches of snow with s

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Category: Food, Local News, weather
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Meet MDI Teacher Davonne Pappas [VIDEO]

I had the opportunity to sit down with MDI's Librarian Davonne Pappas, in our continuing series of "Meet the MDI Teacher", and let me tell you, she's not your ordinary librarian!

Davonne was the inspiration behind the viral video "All About the Books

Category: MDI High School, Videos

14 Protest in Bangor [VIDEO]

14 protestors met in Davenport Park in Bangor on Tuesday night, November 25th at 7 PM, in coordinated protests across the country. The protesters were upset with the Grand Jury decision that was announced last night, where the Grand Jury did not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown

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Category: Local News, Videos
Photo Eric Hood via Thinkstock
Photo Eric Hood via Thinkstock

All I Want Is Pie [AUDIO]

Thom Osborne is our Production Director at Townsquare Media in Bangor and he's brilliant. Many of the great commercials you hear on our stations are written by Thom!

He turns his wit to Don McLean's American Pie, and gives us his own Thanksgiving parody, All I Want Is Pie!

Category: Audio, Holidays

Thanksgiving Winter Storm Warning Issued for Bangor, Down East Maine [UPDATE]

The National Weather Service on Tuesday afternoon updated the Winter Storm Watch into a Winter Storm Warning for central Maine -- including Greater Bangor -- and Down East from noon on Wednesday through 9 AM Thursday morning (Thanksgiving).

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Category: Local News, weather

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