Community Connectors #288

Within our community we are fortunate to have people who are particularly good at making and maintaining connections with others. Today we speak with Mark Curdo, who has hosted a yearly Markathon to benefit the Center for Grieving Children since 2008, musician Isaiah Taylor and David Thete, founder of Kesho Wazo.

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Poetry & Public Art #286

Twice a year, we at Love Maine Radio are fortunate to take part in a daylong gathering of creative Mainers of every description called “Maine Live.” Today we speak with two of our upcoming Maine Live speakers: Maine’s current poet laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum, is the interim president of the Maine College of Art; Donna McNeil is the former director of the Maine Arts Commission.

Investigating Addiction & Preventing Polio #285

We humans have been plagued by disease—both infectious and environmental–since we began life on this planet. Today we discuss two very different diseases with individuals who are working to mitigate them. Scientists Dr. Elissa Chesler and Dr. Vivek Kumar are studying addiction at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. Ann Lee Hussey, herself a polio survivor, has travelled the world immunizing people against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Cabin-Building & Brotherly Love #207

Lou and Paul Ureneck have been part of the Maine community for several decades—in very different ways. Paul has worked in construction management, helping orchestrate projects such as the Portland Museum of Art's Winslow Homer home restoration and Thompson’s Point redevelopment. Lou is a writer and Boston University Professor who worked as the deputy managing editor at the Portland Press…

Comfort, #66

The holidays can be a time of joy, and a time of sadness. This is particularly true when our families are impacted by illness and difficulty. This week we find comfort in the wise words of Anne Lynch and Valerie Jones of the Center for Grieving Children; and hospice advocate Louise Hurlbutt and Arlene Wing RN, MHSA, Chief Executive Officer of Hospice…

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David Thete and Isaiah Taylor

Mark Curdo

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury

Mick Womersley

Stuart Kestenbaum

Donna McNeil

Ann Lee Hussey

Dr. Elissa Chesler and Dr. Vivek Kumar

Michael Miclon

Michael Giberson and Neil Andersen

Dr. Mary Dowd

Katie Bowley

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