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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

B98.5, Maine Army National Guard Tanksgiving Food Drive, November 4-8

As we get ready to start our 14th annual Tanksgiving food drive there are some alarming facts about hunger in Maine. Ten years ago 9 percent of the state’s population, about 53,000, didn’t have enough food to put on their table. That number has jumped to 15 percent today, or 132,000 Mainer’s.

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Getty Images, photo by Jessica Hromas
Getty Images, photo by Jessica Hromas

A Little History of Daylight Saving and Standard Time

We go from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time this Sunday which means we set the clocks back an hour. The idea of daylight saving goes back to Ben Franklin in 1784 but the Daylight Saving Time we have now began during WWll when President Franklin Roosevelt instituted a year-round Daylight Saving Time known as ‘War Time’.

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Deer B & W
Photo by Rick Turcotte

Maine Deer Hunting Season Starts Nov. 2!

You've been waiting all year for this! This week, you've been cleaning your gun, finding your heat packets for your boots and hands, siting your rifle, heading to Hussey's to buy ammunition, dousing things with 'deer in heat' scents...

You're a hunter.

And proud of it!

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Boston Red Sox Parade on Saturday!

Don't miss out! Make your plans to get there early!

The Boston Duck Boat Tours will once again be carrying the World Series Champions through the streets of downtown!

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sullivan

Some Facts About Halloween You May Not Know

With Halloween coming in a few days here are some things about the spooky holiday you may not know. The first Jack O'Lanterns were made from turnips not pumpkins and were named after a cheap man named Jack who tricked the devil many times and was refused entrance to Heaven and hell. He would wave a lantern to lead people from their path.

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Getty Images, photo by Justin Sillivan
Getty Images, photo by Justin Sillivan

Chris Long of Camden: Lobster Chef of the Year

Four Maine Chefs were vying for the title of Lobster Chef of the Year at a competition held at Harvest of the Harbor this past Thursday.  200 guests that were in attendance for the two-hour cook off that saw Chris Long of Natalie’s at The Camden Harbour Inn win it all.

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Mercy Watson Book
Photo by Sharon Buck

Author Chris van Dusen in Maine

If your child has ever brought home a Mercy Watson book, then you know who I'm talking about!

A Portland born author, Chris van Dusen has visited many schools. He visited Benton Elementary last year, much to Anderson's delight! Tuesday, he was in Auburn at Jayden and Bradley's school and Jayden was so excited! Why? Well, here's why!

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Kelly Clarkson Wedding Video: Watch it HERE!

Kelly Clarkson DID get married!

And we have video proof!

Take a look at where and how she and Brandon Blackstock got married.

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Damariscotta Pumpkinfest 2
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Wants To Visit YOUR Town!

There are so many small towns in Maine I have never seen let alone heard of. Yesterday, I went through the town of Alna, another place I never knew existed! This is my chance to visit with you and for you to show me what makes YOUR town so special!

I would like to visit as many towns in Maine that I can. I'd like to take pictures of your community and share them with our listeners!

Can I come and visit you?

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Getty Images, photo by Dan Dennison
Getty Images, photo by Dan Dennison

Some Wacky Holidays to Celebrate This Week

Some strange celebrations are on the calendar for the coming week and it starts today the 21th with Babbling Day. This not a day to stay silent. It’s a day to celebrate those that have the gift-of-gab. It is also Count Your Buttons Day. Don’t count buttons that are attached; you’re counting the loose buttons you have lying around.

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