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Maine Panel Blocks New Tribe Elver Fishery Bill

Updated 3 weeks ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP)- A bill was rejected yesterday to allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to exempt its members from individual catch limits for elvers.

The tribe says the limits will prevent equal access to the fishery. But the Maine Department of Marine Resources says the tribe can issue licenses to all of its members if it chooses and that a compromise has already been made.

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Holistic Fair

Updated 7 months ago

Amy Burgoyne and Sky Taylor were in today to talk about this weekend’s Holistic and Wellness Fair at Fort Knox in Prospect. For more information you can contact Amy at healingcoop@yahoo.com.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 7 months ago

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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Senior Spotlight: The Talk of a Lifetime

Updated 7 months ago

Jim Fernald the funeral director at Brookings Smith, was in to tell us about their pre-planning seminar they have coming up.The seminar will focus on what families need to discuss while pre-planning their funerals or what they would like for their funerals.The seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 9th from 5 pm to 7 pm. At the Brookings Smith Family Reception Center. Brookings Smith is located at 163 Center Street in Bangor. If you would like to take part in this seminar or to receive the pamphlet Jim was talking about this morning, you can contact Brookings Smith at 942-8815 or email them at info@BrookingsSmith.com

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 7 months ago

Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet. The orphanage is running a special this whole month on black cats and kittens. It’s called Midnight Special. All black cats and kittens are $12 during the month of September.If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are located in the DeWitt Airport Commerce Park off Gilman Falls Ave. in Old Town. To contact the orphanage you can give them a call at 827-8777, email info@animal-orphanage.com. You can also visit their website at animal-orphanage.com

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Maine Wild Mushrooms with Brian Ross

Updated 7 months ago

Chef Brian Ross was in on the morning show to give some tips and instruction about wild Maine Mushrooms. He also shared some recipes that use these mushrooms.Chef Ross has his recipes and tips on his new blog if you click the following link chefbrianross.com,you can access his blog. He also has a Facebook page called Food-My Favorite Dish.

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Top 10 Pantry Items Cathy Speronis Can’t Live Without

Updated 7 months ago

Pantry Items I can’t live withoutCathy Speronis===Top TenOlive OilUnsalted ButterGarlicKosher SaltFresh Ground Black PepperRed Pepper FlakesParmesan CheeseHoneyOreganoCinnamon OthersAssorted Pasta & RiceAssorted Dried Herbs & SpicesAssorted Canned StocksGood Quality Marinara SauceSundried TomatoesCanned BeansCanned TunaCider VinegarSoy SauceMustardHot Sauce

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Chain Mail at Fiber College

Updated 7 months ago

Steve and Scheurur and Astrig Tanguay were in our studios this morning to talk about Fiber College. It kicks off Thursday night at Searsport Shore Campground.Scheurur showed us his chain mail designs, including dresses and shirts.

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Magazine Furniture

Updated 7 months ago

Tracey Marceron from Between Friends Art Studio in Brewer showed us how to make coasters and bowls out of magazine strips.www.nextgenerationtheatre.com


Senior Spotlight 09/04/2013

Updated 8 months ago

Rob Crone, Director of Nutrition and Auxiliary Services for Eastern Area Agency on Aging and Jennifer Wilber from Jeannie Marshal Foods talked about a new 3-D catering service.Folks can purchase locally produced meals ranging from chicken florentine to salmon, to be delivered to their home. Proceeds benefit the Meals on Wheels program.For more information, you can call EAAA at (800) 432-7812 or log ontowww.EAAA.orgYour text to link…

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Consumer Contact: Affordable Care Act Scams

Updated 8 months ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in for this weeks Consumer Contact, with information on how to find the real information on the Affordable Care Act and how to avoid the scammers.For the real and correct information on the Affordable Care Act you should contact the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs at 1-877-353-3771 or contact the Health Insurance Marketplace Consumer Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.The most common scams for the Affordable Care Act are The Obamacare Card. This is just a way for scammers to try and get your personal information and to steal your identity. The next scam is an information updated scam just as the Obamacare Card scam they are just trying to get your information and to try and steal your identity don’t give them your information. No one will contact you about the Affordable Care Act over the phone, you call them if you need assistance with the program. There are also scams about fake coverage and mandatory payments where the scammers just try to sell you a worthless policy and they try to get you to wire them money.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 8 months ago

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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Fiber College of Maine

Updated 8 months ago

Astrig Tanguay organizer of the Fiber College of Maine was in to tell us about the upcoming college and some of the interesting crafters that will be there.This years Fiber College runs September 5-8th. The college will be held at 216 West Main St. in Searsport. To find out more about this years Fiber College you can log onto fibercollege.org

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Arts and Crafts with Tracey Marceron: Fancy Notebooks

Updated 8 months ago

To learn more about Thursday morning’s Arts and Crafts segment with Tracey Marceron, you can log on to her website at http://nextgenerationtheatre.com/


Freezing Green Beans

Updated 8 months ago

Felicia Dumont from The University of Maine Cooperative Extension gave us some tips and a recipe for freezing green beans. The recipe Felicia followed is from the National Center for Home Food Preservation and proved below: FreezingGreen, Snap, or Wax BeansPreparation – Select young tender pods when the seed is first formed. Wash in cold water, snip and cut into 2 to 4-inch lengths.Water blanch 3 minutes. Cool promptly, drain and package, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and freeze.

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Senior Spotlight: Grandparents Day

Updated 8 months ago

Jack McKay from Food and Medicine was in for this weeks Senior Spotlight, to tell us about Grandparents Day. Grandparents Day was started in 1973 and is always celebrated on the first sunday after Labor Day.Food and Medicine in Brewer is going to honor Grandparents Day at their Labor Day celebration. The Labor Day celebration is on Monday, September 2, 2013 at the Solidarity Center in Brewer, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.There will be card making for the kids to honor their grandparents for Grandparents Day.The Solidarity Harvest Auction will take place on the same day at 6:00 pm.This event is rain or shine.If you would like more information you can call 989-5860 or find Food and Medicine at foodandmedicine.org

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 8 months ago

Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet. If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are located in the DeWitt Airport Commerce Park off Gilman Falls Ave. in Old Town. To contact the orphanage you can give them a call at 827-8777, email info@animal-orphanage.com. You can also visit their website at animal-orphanage.com

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 8 months ago

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

Updated 8 months ago

If you would like more information on the Bangor Humane Society and the pets they have available for adoption you can visit their website bangorhumane.org or call them at 942-8902.

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Consumer Contact: How to handle Telemarketers

Updated 8 months ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in for our Consumer Contact segment to give viewers some tips on how to handle telemarketers. If you have a question for Russ or would like to check out Northeast Contacts blog you can log on to necontact.wordpress.com

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