(Also 3:30, 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. during the Thom Hartmann Program and 7 and 8 p.m., Mondays, during the Open Mike Show)
Local news and weather from local reporters, plus world and
national news from FSN and the Pacifica Network. In addition, Breaking news
airs when it happens on WHAV. Use the form on the News page to submit your information. Remember only local radio can bring you local news, but only WHAV does!
The Boston media doesn’t always understand unique Valley weather
conditions. Acclaimed WHAV Meterologists Rob Carolan, Gary Best and the
rest of the team provide Merrimack Valley’s most accurate weather
forecasts every half hour, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
Someone You Know is on WHAV! Merrimack Valley non-profit organizations are invited to submit news of
events, fundraising appeals and other community calendar announcements.
Use the form on the News page to submit your information. Only local
radio can bring you this level of public service,
but only WHAV does.
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Tim Coco is host of the
more than 50-year staple of democracy, Open Mike Show. The two-hour
program, also seen on WHAV.TV, provides listeners with an opportunity to
share opinions, compete for great prizes, hear local musical
acts and so much more. Only local radio can bring
you this talk opportunity, but only WHAV does.
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Each weekday, learn what happened on that day in Massachusetts history. Veteran Actor Jack Clancy delivers a fresh story from the archives of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.
Host Melinda Myers helps listeners achieve a big harvest, beautiful
landscape or just stress relief. Her timely, one-minute tips aim to
eliminate garden guesswork, inside or out, during all seasons of the
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Marc Lemay presents timely prevention, wellness and treatment topics. Topics include medications, dealing with allergies, life expectancy, cutting costs, generic drugs, hearing loss, dementia, cancer, heart disease, vitamins, antibiotics and more.
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Modern audio drama and classic old-time radio programs are heard each week. The brand new Hollywood series of Suspense airs Monday nights and the new Radio Theater Project is heard Tuesday night. Classic comedies
and dramas round out the week. These include Great Gildersleeve (Wed.), Our Miss Brooks (Thurs.), The
Couple Next Door (Fri.), Gunsmoke (Sat.) and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar (Sun.).
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Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program. Information,
analysis, interviews and speeches by today’s great thinkers, aiming to
provide information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or
begins with five-minute headlines of some of the week’s under- reported
news stories gathered from the alternative press; followed by three
five-minute interviews focusing on international, national and regional
issues, covering a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Information on how to become active on the issues featured on each
week’s program, including phone numbers and websites.
Hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart, CounterSpin is an independent
media watchdog. The show provides critical analysis of the major stories of
the week and exposes what mainstream media may have missed.
The David Pakman Show is a news and political talk program, known for
controversial interviews with political and religious extremists,
liberal and conservative politicians and other guests. The show, which
has been involved in a number of controversies involving homophobic and
racist guests, focuses on the politics and news of the day, technology
and energy development, business, religion and other topics.
Now is an award-winning investigative news magazine highlighting a
grassroots perspective and efforts to ignite democracy. Hosted by Amy
Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, the program pioneers the largest community
media collaboration in the United States. Interviews take place with
politicians, celebrities, muckrakers, academics, artists and “just
by Dr. Michio Kaku, the show features news and interviews with leading
scientists on science, technology, politics and the environment.
Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media,
Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the
connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and
creative ways to solve problems.
Whether you are learning about your feelings by listening to someone else’s letter being discussed on MyNDTALK, hearing the author of a book that seems to have been written just for you, learning about a diagnosis that used to scare you or confuse you or just being in the moment of knowing that at least one human being somewhere is hearing something that makes a difference. MyNDTALK is your safe haven.
As the host of Sierra Club Radio, Orli Cotel has conducted more than 300 interviews with leading opinion makers, activists, CEOs and politicians—ranging from Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, to Indigo Girls’ singer Amy Ray. Orli first joined the environmental movement as a grassroots activist, running campaigns in New Orleans, Lake Tahoe, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.
Pacifica Radio presents a showcase of productions from independent community media across the nation. Shows feature
local stories of national interest. Every week different stations and
producers are featured.
Award-winning weekly LGBT radio magazine. Each program leads off with “NewsWrap,” a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting sexual minority communities, compiled from a variety of media outlets around the world.
Hartmann is the nation’s top progressive radio talk show host,
according to Talkers Magazine, and is listed among the trade
publication’s “Heaviest Hundred: the 100 most important radio talk show
hosts of all time.” He is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning,
New York Times best-selling author of 22 books in 17 languages on five