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Highly qualified hosts cover a variety of topics regarding the state of Maine; Business, Veterans Affairs, Sports, Non-Profits, Politics, Travel & Tourism, Law & Justice, Maine Made, Maine Lobster Industry, Outdoors & Recreation, Real Estate, Music, Odds & Ends, and more. Maine's people, Maine's past, Maine's present, Maine's future.

Highly qualified hosts cover a variety of topics regarding the state of Maine; Business, Veterans Affairs, Sports, Non-Profits, Politics, Travel & Tourism, Law & Justice, Maine Made, Maine Lobster Industry, Outdoors & Recreation, Real Estate, Music, Odds & Ends, and more. Maine's people, Maine's past, Maine's present, Maine's future.

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Highly qualified hosts cover a variety of topics regarding the state of Maine; Business, Veterans Affairs, Sports, Non-Profits, Politics, Travel & Tourism, Law & Justice, Maine Made, Maine Lobster Industry, Outdoors & Recreation, Real Estate, Music, Odds & Ends, and more. Maine's people, Maine's past, Maine's present, Maine's future.

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English


Episodes

Father's Day Treat - What Our Father Means to Us!

6/18/2021
Host Brian Bickford delivers a special Father's Day introduction as the Blanchard Family episode is replayed. This family of siblings climbs Mount Katahdin every winter to honor the memory of their father.

Duration:00:42:10

Understanding Maine's Post Pandemic Travel Industry - Summer 2021

6/15/2021
Guests Alison Sucy, Director of Government Affairs & Communication and Dr. David Meyer, Psychologist discuss Maine's tourism expectations, pandemic fatigue and how visitors and business owners can best be prepared for summer 2021.

Duration:00:36:50

Maine Excursions with Craft Beverage Tours, Kayaking & Oyster Tastings

6/3/2021
Our guest include Don Littlefield, GM of Maine Brew Cruise, their partner Shipyard Brewing Company's Ian McEvoy & Alice Bean Andrenyak of Alice's Awesome Adventures and her current tour guest Charlotte Brown. Learn about how you can be local or away to enjoy various craft beverages, Casco Bay kayaking trips with oyster tastings.

Duration:00:34:00

Speak with confidence, comfort and conviction to influence, persuade and inspire audiences.

5/31/2021
Rob Carmichael discusses public speaking and communication with Lee Szelog, a Keynote speaker, trainer, photographer, and award winning author.

Duration:00:44:53

State of Maine Non-Profit Report From Host Jared McCannell

5/25/2021
Jared McCannell gives an overview of the current state of affairs in the Maine non-profit sector, as well as providing an overview of his role as Executive Director of the non-profit Penobscot Bay Language School.

Duration:00:21:51

"FROM AWAY" - Massachusetts Tourist Meet a Real Mainer!

5/17/2021
Meet 3 Tourist from Massachusetts and Maine Humorist Gary Crocker, our Real Mainer representative. Learn what tourist think about Maine, their experiences and what Humorist Gary Crocker thinks about all things Maine. This is a lively and fun conversation, not to be missed.

Duration:00:30:25

From Harvard University To Living Off Grid In The Maine Woods; Dr. Wendy Weiger with host John Brier

5/13/2021
Dr. Wendy Weiger follows her calling, leaving the academe life as a researcher at Harvard University to find happiness in an off-the-grid cabin deep in the woods of Maine. Ultimately, her path through the wild has led from anguished isolation into joyful connection with the Earth, and into a new and healing fellowship with its Source.

Duration:00:46:27

Your Guide To Maine's Hiking Trails With Cary Kish

5/7/2021
Carey Kish holds the distinction of being a Maine Hiking Expert, Guide of key locations and trails. In this episode he discusses in detail the Best 12 Hiking Locations in Maine by region.

Duration:00:39:10

Registered Maine Guide Tom Roth talks about his new book, “A Sporting Year in Maine.”

5/6/2021
Host Catherine Gordon talks with Tom Roth about his new book "A Sporting Year in Maine". Tom is a long time columnist with the “Maine Sportsman” and is a Registered Maine Guide on Sebago Lake where he resides.

Duration:00:36:18

Maine's proposed Pine Tree Amendment with Maya Van Rossum and host John Brier.

5/5/2021
The Pine Tree Amendment . Ensuring that all Mainers have a constitutional right to a clean and healthy environment and to the preservation of the natural, cultural and healthful qualities of the environment. Host John Brier speaks with Maya Van Rossum, author of The Green Amendment.

Duration:00:50:26

STEPHEN KING TOURS & SUPER FANS

5/3/2021
Experience The Stephen King side of Maine. Our panel includes the Director of SK Tours who specialized in showing guests Stephen King book locations, Super Fan Michael Hayden of Villanova University and 12 year old New Generation Fan Isaiah Felton. Learn SK facts you may have never heard and visit some of those locations.

Duration:00:34:24

Americans are not savings enough for retirement; Why we need better financial planning and education.

4/28/2021
Host Rob Carmichael and Daren Seekins discuss the lack of preparedness for retirement in U.S. and the need for good financial planning.

Duration:00:41:43

The Maine Trail System - What Is The Attraction?

4/27/2021
Maine hiking author Jeffery Ryan and Triple Crown Hiker Elysha Dyer give away their favorite trails, hiking secrets and ways to prepare for day hikes and long Appalachian Trail trips.

Duration:00:36:40

The need for greater access to early childhood education and care and its impact on the economy, crime, and national security.

4/22/2021
Rob Carmichael discusses the lack of sufficient, high quality early childhood care and education in Maine with Ben Goodman, National Director of Mission: Readiness, and Major General (Retired) Bill Libby.

Duration:00:40:14

Maine’s White Water Rafting Tourism - A Personal Wild Ride & Economic Driver

4/14/2021
Maine’s Eco Tourism and Adventure Excursions is a huge business driver. This episode explores guided White Water rafting trips and the specific business people who make these unforgettable trips happen. Our panel guests are Jim Murton, Owner - North Country Rivers and Clifford Stevens, Owner - Moxie Outdoor Adventure Rafting. Hear about their history, their dedication to our natural environment and how they assure each white water rafting guest gets the ride of their lives and always come...

Duration:00:33:48

Lawrence Hollins, Associate Publisher of Down East magazine and Maine Homes magazine with host John Brier.

4/13/2021
Lawrence Hollins, Associate Publisher of Down East magazine and Maine Homes magazine talks about the history of Down East magazine, the evolvement of Maine Homes magazine, and the future of on of Maine's most iconic media properties.

Duration:00:44:55

Katie Jane Rocks; Maine based non-profit that helps children in need in three countries

4/12/2021
Katie Jane Rocks ( www.KatieJaneRocks.org ) is a Maine based non-profit that helps children in need in Maine, Panama and Colombia. Host John Brier talks about this non-profit he founded with his daughter Katie Jane through her connection with Maine's Camp Tracy, a summer camp run by the Alfond Youth & Community Center in Waterville, Maine.

Duration:00:22:57

Sean Faircloth, Executive Director of the Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center, Bangor, Maine.

4/12/2021
Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center is dedicated to empowering people who are in mental health or substance use recovery to take leadership in their own lives. Sean Faircloth, the Executive Director of the Together Place, speaks with host John Brier about this Bangor based non-profit.

Duration:00:38:32

Mark Rodrigue talks about his outdoor lifestyle brand, Rogue Life Maine, which is based in Lewiston, Maine.

4/8/2021
Host Catherine Gordon talks with founder Mark Rodrigue about his new outdoor lifestyle brand, Rogue Life Maine. He also talks about raising $40,000 for his community during covid and his life’s work with the Special Olympics.

Duration:00:22:52

Lobstering "101” with host Phillip Torrey

4/7/2021
6th generation Maine lobsterman Phil Torrey discusses the history of the Maine lobster industry, his family history of lobstering out of Winter Harbor, Maine, and the launch of the Maine Lobster Industry channel at Mainely Matters.

Duration:00:50:33