508 #148: Maple syrup
508 is a show about Worcester. Today’s guests are Brendan Melican, Anne Lewenberg, and Rod Witkos.
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You can watch 508 Fridays at 7pm on WCCA TV13.
[0:32] Teacher’s union has “no confidence” in School Committee or Superintendant.
Update: Worcester Magazine has more.
[6:02] Anne corrects last week’s germination report.
[7:32] Anne explains how to make maple syrup, with action footage.
[10:30] Mike is blown away by the new local paper, Fuck Yeah Gazette, a project of the Fuck Yeah Center at 420 Pleasant Street.
[14:50] We go more into the “don’t diss gadflies” bit from Seth Godin’s new book, Poke the Box, also mentioned last week.
[16:07] Brendan talks about New England fish-and-chips shops and Lent.
The TV has the interview with paramedic Rod Witkos about heroin addiction, taped for Worcester Magazine. You can watch it here:
[21:58] Brendan says he is not calling for a teacher’s strike in Worcester.