Wanders . . . But So Do I!

Wanders . . . But So Do I!

By Glen Birbeck — The Buzz — In the waning years of the 19th century, say 1895, there were radio signals but no radios. Nature has always sent messages by spark generated radio waves , the announcement of a thunder storm on the other side of the planet. Up...
An Affectionate Look Back at 2019 in Rockland

An Affectionate Look Back at 2019 in Rockland

By Steve Carroll — The Buzz Taking a long look back at our city by the bay, so much has changed since I was a child growing up here. We were a fishing community and retail center. Main Street was mostly clothing and department stores, hardware and footwear, a...
BECAUSE CHRISTMAS IS JUST A BIT MORE

BECAUSE CHRISTMAS IS JUST A BIT MORE

By Stephen Carroll–The Buzz– Many of us fondly recall the story of how the Grinch stole Christmas then triumphantly restored the holiday to all the Hoo’s in Hooville. Why does this children ‘s tale by Dr. Seuss resonate with us still after so many...
Birbeck to Catalonia

Birbeck to Catalonia

By Glen Birbeck–The Buzz The city of Barcelona was founded just this side of the year zero by the Romans. It was a good place to retire old soldiers of the Roman Legion. Great climate and a short sail to Rome. Eighty three years ago an English writer named...
Where’s A Cell Tower When You Need One?

Where’s A Cell Tower When You Need One?

Cartoon by Glen Birbeck, from The Buzz. To see this and other stories from this issue of The Buzz, Click Here. The Buzz is a joint publication between WRFR.org Community Radio and MaineCoast.TV Community Television. The Buzz printed version is distributed in Rockland...