Maine Calling

Monday-Thursday, Noon-1 p.m.

Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by MPBN News Director Keith Shortall and Public Affairs Host Jennifer Rooks and produced by Jonathan Smith.

Airing live Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm and anytime online, the show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.

MPBN listeners are strongly encouraged to participate in the program.

Email, tweet @mainecalling, post a message on Facebook or call when the show is live: 1-800-399-3566

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Pet Care

13 hours ago

A panel of veterinarians answers your questions about caring for the furry, four-legged member of your family.

Guests:  Dr. Ezra Steinberg, veterinary surgeon at the Maine Veterinary Referral Center Emergency and Specialty Hospital

  Dr. Katy Hazzard, Falmouth Veterinary Hospital
  Dr. Jeff Philibert, veterinary oncologist with Portland Veterinary Specialists

A look at some of the works of Maine author E.B. White.  In particular, we'll focus on 'Charlotte's Web,' 'The Elements of Style,' and 'E.B. White on Dogs.'

Guests:  Martha White, writer, editor, granddaughter of E. B. White
Melissa Sweet, children's book illustrator and writer, working on a biography of E.B. White for younger readers
Phuc Tran, teaches Latin & Greek at Wayneflete School

Mark Vogelzang / MPBN

Gov. Paul LePage joins us to discuss his legislative priorities and to answer your questions and comments.

Guest: Gov. Paul LePage

Winter Storm 2015

Jan 27, 2015

The latest on the first significant winter storm to hit Maine in 2015.

Guests:  Max Riseman, freelance meteorologist and Account Manager at Systems Engineering

Bruce Fitzgerald, Maine Emergency Management Agency director 

Gail Rice - spokesperson for Central Maine Power.  

Susan Falloun - Spokesperson for Emera Mainee - formerly Bangor Hydro 


Ted Talbot - Spokesperson for the Maine Dept of Transportation  


What you need to know about getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Guests:  Jake Grindle, Health Navigator Program Coordinator, Western Maine Community Action 
  Emily Brostek, Executive Director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care