Latest from WHQR
  • Midday Interviews - 11/26/14
  • Midday Interview: Bill Hamlet and Jessica Schreiber on "Holiday Marketplace"

    Bill Hamlet is president of the Landfall Foundation, which raises funds to support many non-profits in our area. The foundation just gave out $310,000 in grants last week. The annual Holiday Marketplace is one of the foundation's fundraisers. Co-chair Jessica Schreiber describes the abundance of items on sale. Tickets are $20, available through the website Your ticket includes hors d'oeuvres, shopping and a chance to help your community. There will be a cash bar.

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  • Events - December 14 at 6 PM
  • Homemade Holiday Shorts 2014!

    Ring in the Holidays with WHQR's Annual Storytelling Event and Broadcast LIVE on HQRNews 91.3fm!

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  • Commentaries
  • Train, Train, go away!

    Commentator Annie Gray Johnston shares the peculiar blog postings from her neighborhood friends. 

    Annie Gray Johnston is a General Enthusiast and Free Lance Nut. 

    WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.

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  • Listeners share their views
  • Friday Feedback for November 21, 2014

    This edition of Friday Feedback is a little different. I’m actually away at a professional conference this week, so this was recorded early in the week, before many comments typically come in. Still, we’ve had some interesting messages with web pledges recently.

    Daniella Murray wrote:

    Clear, interesting, and local-I love our NPR station!

    Joe Wheeler wrote on his pledge:

    In memory of Tom Magliozzi.

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  • Midday Interviews - 11/21/14
  • Midday Interview: Debra Gillingham and Harper Peterson on "A Christmas Story"

    City Stage Company presents a new musical theatre version of the beloved film A Christmas Story. It opens and runs for three weekends - Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 3. Today's guests were director Debra Gillingham and actor Harper Peterson (playing the grown-up Ralphie, who narrates the action). For tickets, call 910.342.0272 or email

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  • Midday Interviews - 11/20/14
  • Midday Interview: George Bobeck on Brunswick Concert Band's Autumn Concert

    The Brunswick Concert Band, made up of a 50 volunteer musicians from teenagers to retirees in their 80s, will give two Autumn Concerts this weekend - on Friday at 7:30 in Hatch Auditorium, Caswell Beach; and on Sunday at 3:00 in Odell Williamson Auditorium, Brunswick Community College. Selections wil include some famous marches, an arrangement of Christmas carols, and Richard Addinsell's Warsaw Concerto. George Bobeck will be conducting, and his wife, Jane Boberg will be the piano soloist.

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WHQR Events
  • This Friday, April 27, 6PM-9PM
  • Final "Pelicans" Reception In The MC Erny Gallery

    Witness an art exhibition honoring the majestic pelican of our coastal region. After years of abuse, discover a renewed respect for this beautiful creature and the natural world it inhabits. A lovely group show featuring the work of twenty-one fantastic local artists! This Friday night, 6PM-9PM.