Chris is WDEA's "Sports Guy!" He has been broadcasting MDI and Ellsworth Basketball games for the past 15 years and this is the 14th year of broadcasting MDI Football. In May 2020, he was a honorary inductee into the National Technical Honor Society by Hancock County Technical Center. 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. He is the 2015 Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce President’s Award Winner for Sustained and Exceptional Service to the Community 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
International Cat Day – August 8th [VIDEO]
Saturday August 8th is International Cat Day! Do you have a favorite feline or felines? If so, today's the day to treat your cat like the king or queen of the house! We want you to share your furry friend with us, so please post a picture of your cat in the comments along with it's name...
Beach Hazard Warning Saturday August 8th
There is a Beach Hazard Warning in effect today, Saturday, August 8th through 6 p.m. this evening. Areas affected include all of Coastal Hancock and Washington Counties
Letter to Parents/Students from RSU 24 Superintendent Michael Eastman
RSU 24 Superintendent Michael Eastman sent out a letter to parents and students on Friday, August 7th outlining in more detail, the return to school plans for the district.
Red Sox Beat Blue Jays Friday 5-3 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox started their 7 game homestand and 1st of 17 games in as many days with a 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night, August 7th.
August 7 Letter From Ellsworth Superintendent Dan Higgins
Ellsworth Superintendent of Schools Dan Higgins sent the following letter to parents, guardians and students on Friday August 7th regarding back to school plans
Interview with AOS 91 Superintendent Dr. Marc Gousse August 7 [VIDEO]
Dr. Marc Gousse the Superintendent of the AOS 91 Mount Desert Regional School System joined WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about the school district's reopening plans. The AOS 91 Board will be voting on the proposal on Monday, August 10th at their meeting which will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Hig…
Beach Hazard Warning Friday August 7th
There is a Beach Hazard Warning in effect today, Friday, August 7th from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. this evening. Areas affected include all of Coastal Hancock and Washington Counties
7 Year Old Bar Harbor Boy’s Bake Sale to Benefit SPCA of Hancock County
7 year old Seamus Colby loves animals, so much so, he with the help of his family will be hosting a bake sale today, Friday, August 7th from Noon to 5 p.m. at 841 Norway Drive in Bar Harbor.
AOS 91 Proposed Back to School Options
The AOS 91 School Board held a workshop in the Higgins-Demas Theater at MDI High School on Thursday evening, August 6th, in preparation for the School Board to vote on the plan on Monday, August 10th at 5:30 p.m.
High School Sports Update
The following was taken from the Old Town Athletics site, but was approved by Bunky Dow, the MDI Athletic Director. Some items may be changed slightly, but this gives an idea of where things are as of now, August 6th.