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chris Popper August 30

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 chris.popper@townsquaremedia.com

Schedule

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

DJs Posts

Sarah, Chris, Collin and Myles on the AT Trail
Sarah, Chris, Collin and Myles on the AT Trail

Bears on the AT Trail [VIDEO]

Collin is in the Shenadoah National Park in Virginia. In checking the guidebook, I think that's around mile 965.8, not too far from the Virginia - West Virginia Border at mile 1006 and he's 128.8 miles from the midpoint of the Appalachian Train trip at 1094

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Category: Appalachian Trail
Photo News Post UK via You Tube
Photo News Post UK via You Tube

2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Crowns Co-Champions [VIDEO]

So did you know that Scherenschnitte means the art of cutting paper into decorative designs, let alone know how to spell scherenschnitte? How about nunatak? Those were the championship words that resulted in co-champions for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee broadcast on ESPN! Congratulations to Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar

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Category: Articles
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Red Sox 5 Rangers 1

Eduardo Rodriguez came over to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2014 in a trade for Andrew Miller. Rodriguez, a left hander, made his debut for the Red Sox last night in Texas, and pitched a gem,  going 7 2/3rds of an inning as the Red Sox beat Texas 5-1

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Category: Baseball, Red Sox, Sports
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

MDI 10 GSA 5

The MDI Softball Team picked up a much needed win on Thursday afternoon, May 28th in Bar Harbor, defeating George Stevens Academy 10-5. Key to MDI's victory was a solid defensive outing, as the Trojans only committed 2 errors in the game

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power-outage

Power Outages May 28, 2015

The thunderstorms that came rolling through the area on Thursday night has caused power outages in our regions.  As of 7:45 PM, there were over 13,000 customers without power.

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Photo Credit - Chris Popper
Photo Credit - Chris Popper

Ellsworth City Manager Search Down to Two

The Ellsworth American reports that the City of Ellsworth has narrowed down the search for the next City Manager to two, David Cole, the interim City Manager and Angus Jennings a resident of Concord, Massachusetts

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Category: Ellsworth, Local News
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Relay For Life Friday-Saturday

Thirty-nine teams and nearly 300 participants will plan to walk on the Ellsworth Middle School track starting at 6 PM on Friday, May 29th to collect money for the  Relay for Life of Hancock County.

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laundry day

Life on the AT Trail [PHOTOS]

My son Collin is back on the Appalachian Trail, and is presently in Luray, Virginia today, May 27th. He's been back on the trail now for 12 days, and he's seen a lot of beautiful sights in Virginia. Life on the AT Trail is hard for hikers

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Category: Appalachian Trail
Sgt Glenn Moshier from the Ellsworth Police Department and WDEA's Chris Popper
Sgt Glenn Moshier from the Ellsworth Police Department and WDEA's Chris Popper

Conversation With a Cop [VIDEO]

Continuing the series "Conversation With a Cop" WDEA's Chris Popper sat down with Sergeant Glenn Moshier from the Ellsworth Police Department.

They talked about the highly successful Every 15 Minutes Program that is conducted at Ellsworth High School every other year, as well as the efforts that the Ellsworth Police Department is taking to help decrease the amount of underage drinking that occurs not only in Ellsworth, but in Hancock County

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Nancy McKechnie

Meet Nancy McKechnie [VIDEO]

WDEA's Chris Popper sat down with Nancy McKechnie, the brand new Executive Director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce. How new? It was her 2nd day! Have a look at the video and you'll have a chance to meet Nancy!

Most recently, McKechnie was employed as the deputy director of Workforce Development with Eastern Maine Development Corporation located in Bangor, Maine

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