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
Trenton Soccer Field Vandalized
It takes a "special" individual to ruin a soccer field doing donuts on the field. That was the case at the Trenton Elementary School in Trenton
Local High Schools Need Your Help
For those schools that are trying to livestream on You Tube, they are finding they can't do so unless there are 1000 subscribers. So you can help them reach that 1000 mark by subscribing to their You Tube Channel. Here are a list of local high schools
Beech Hill School Outing Club – A Great Idea for All of Us
A great idea from the Beech Hill School in Otis. Their Outing Club is sponsoring a Scavenger Photo Hunt Challenge. Even if you don't have kids attending the Beech Hill School it's a great idea to get the family outside, do something together and see parts of Downeast Maine you may not have…
Red Sox Fall to Yankees in 12 Innings 6-5 [VIDEO]
Boston now has lost 11 straight games to the Yankees, dating back to 2019 and 16 of the last 17 games going back to July 2019
US-Canada Travel Ban Extended Until October 21
On Friday, September 18th the US Department of Homeland Security announced that the travel ban for all non-essential travel between Canada and the United States has been extended through October 21st.
Ellsworth High School and MDI High School 2020 Fall Theater Plans
Theater is alive and well at MDI High School and Ellsworth High School despite the pandemic restrictions. Casey Rush from MDI High School and Jasmine Ireland from Ellsworth High School joined WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about their respective plans for the Fall
Northern Light Blue Hill and Maine Coast Hospitals to Offer Drive-Thru Flu Clinics
Northern Light Blue Hill and Maine Coast Hospitals are making it easier than ever to receive your flu shot this year. Drive-thru flu shots will be offered on the following dates, locations and times.
Hurricane Teddy Going to Brush Maine?
It certainly looks like Downeast Maine will experience at the minimum wind and plenty of rain from Hurricane Teddy the middle of next week.
Candidates for House District 132, Trenton & Ellsworth, to Meet in Online Forum September …
Candidates for House District 132, (Trenton and Ellsworth) will meet the public in an online question and answer forum via Zoom webinar on Tuesday, September 29, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The candidates are incumbent Nicole Grohoski (D) and Michelle Kaplan (R)
Red Sox Beat Marlins Thursday Afternoon 5-3 [VIDEO]
The Boston Red Sox took 2 out of 3 from the Miami Marlins, winning the rubber game on Thursday afternoon, 5-3 as Nathan Eovaldi pitched 5 shutout innings striking out 7 and Rafael Devers hit a 3-run homer