The Washington Redskins have been in the news due to the name of the team being deemed an offensive racial slur by some and pressure for the team to change the name. The town of Wiscasset, Maine dropped the nickname 'Redskins' four years ago from the town's high school after lobbying from Maine's Native American community.
22 were inducted Thursday at the inaugural ceremony for the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame including legendary Cony coach Paul Vachon and Rachel Bouchard, star at Hall-Dale and the University of Maine. Also recognized was the 1944 Waterville High School boys team, which went undefeated and won the state and New England championships.
Driving into the radio station this morning, I saw some FairPoint Communication workers on the sidewalk on State street in Augusta. I stopped and talked a few minutes with the workers and they made it clear that they were not 'on strike', but they were doing an 'informational picket'.
Join McCoy & Dyer every Wednesday on the Morning Buzz as we talk to Maureen Hancock, the Medium Next Door. She will be doing live readings on-air starting at 7:35 am. Her interaction with the callers in simply phenomenal as she interacts with calls from Heaven.
GQ Magazine is publishing an interview with Christopher Knight, the North Pond Hermit. He's the man that committed hundreds of burglaries in camps while living in the woods for decades in Rome. This is the first time he has spoken publicly.
Maine motorists will be spending less as they gas up their vehicle for that labor day trip to the beach. According to the price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com, gas prices in Maine were down seven cents per gallon this past week for an average of $3.49 a gallon.
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