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Toast To The Coast 2015 @ The Ashworth By The Sea Thursday, April 23, 5:30 to 8:30pm

Join the Exeter and Hampton Chambers of Commerce as they co-host the annual Toast to the Coast. Tickets now available online. Click to purchase your Toast of the Coast Tickets now!

Taste a wide selection of fine wines, beer, craft brews and ales from local wineries and micro breweries. Sample hors d’oeuvres, culinary delights and sweet treats from some of the New Hampshire Seacoast’s finest restaurants and specialty shops. 

Toast of the Coast 2015

NEW THIS YEAR – VIP “Cellar Select” Tasting Room sponsored by Taste of the Seacoast

WIN PRIZES – restaurant gift certificates, wine and CA$H. See who will take home “TOP HONORS” for the 2015 “Best of Toast to the Coast” as determined by our secret judging panel. Scroll down to see the list of restaurants/wineries/distributors who will be attending this year!

This event will be held at the newly renovated Ashworth by the Sea Hotel, located at 295 Ocean Boulevard on Hampton Beach.

VIP “Cellar Select” Tasting in the Rose Room at 5:30 to 6:30 pm; limited to 75 tickets.
“General Admission” in the Grand Ball Room from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Tickets now available online. Click to purchase your Toast of the Coast Tickets now!
VIP “Cellar Select” Tasting: $60 in advance only.  (Sorry, no tickets will be sold at the door for this part of the event.)
“General Admission”: $40 in advance; $50 at the door.

People’s United Bank

900 Degrees Pizzeria

The Old Salt

Savory Square Bistro

The Tavern at River’s Edge

Smoky Quarts Distillery

Flag Hill Winery & Distillery

Jewell Towne Vineyards

Sweet Baby Vineyards

Zorvino Vineyards

Kittery Community Market, Sundays 10-2, June 7 to October 4, 2015

Now on Sundays from 10am-2pm, June 7 through October 4, 2015 at Post Office Square, 10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery, Maine 03904

Kittery Community Market‘s goal is to provide fresh local food choices and artisans work to Kittery and surrounding areas, with over 30 vendors offering a variety of produce, meats, cheeses, maple syrup, baked goods, candy, pickles, jams/jellies, crafts and much more.

Kittery Community Farmers' Market 2015 Now on Sundays 10am-2pm at Post Office Square, Kittery Center Village, Maine
(Click poster for the Kittery Community Market Opening Day Facebook Event)

Each week features a local nonprofit organization, offers activities for children in the Kid’s Corner and has live local music.

Farms and prepared food vendors are especially encouraged to apply by emailing

Alpha Boys’ School Radio

Tune in to Alpha Boys’ School Radio, a 24/7 radio station supporting the Kingston, Jamaica school and home for boys that taught many of the great reggae, ska, jazz and rocksteady artists throughout history since 1890.


Keepin’ It Loud Concert Calendar Report

Tune in for a weekly concert report on WXGR with Andrea Belaidi

Hear the latest Keepin’ It Loud Concert Report

Keepin' It Loud Concert Report for Seacoast Portsmouth NH on WXGR

Wednesday: 9 am and 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am, 4 pm and 10 pm
Friday: 10 am and 3 pm
Saturday: 9 am and 3 pm
Sunday: 11 am

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If you would like to join our family of underwriters, appear on the Gourmet Lounge or just help supports some great programming please write us at

WXGR Underwriting & Donation: FCC Regulations
Commercial Underwriting on Noncommercial Educational Stations
Identification not Promotion. Educational broadcasting contributor acknowledgements must be made for identification purposes only and must not promote the contributor’s products, services or company.

A. Licensee Judgment:
The FCC expects public broadcast licensees to review each donor or underwriter acknowledgement and make good faith judgments as to whether they identify rather than promote. This judgment must be the key element in meeting Congress’ determination that the service should remain free of commercial and commercial-like matter.

B. Permitted:
Donor and underwriter acknowledgements may include:
(1) logos or slogans which identify and do not promote or contain comparative or qualitative descriptions of the donor’s products or services.
(2) value neutral descriptions of a product or service (up to 4)
(3) visual (auditory) depictions of products or services,
(4) company, trade & brand names
(5) product or service listings,
(6) years in business,
(7) geographic location,
(8) telephone number or website or street address,
(9) Messages may be 10 seconds in length, 15-20 words, 15-second messages are permitted.

C. Prohibited:
(1) price information, including interest rate information or other indication of savings or value associated with the product.
(2) call to action, “Stop by our showroom to see a model”; “Try product X next time you buy.”
(3) inducement to buy, sell, rent, or lease are not permissible. “Six months’ free service”; “Special gift for the first 50 visitors.”
Announcements can not include qualitative or comparative language or advertisements defined as: any message or other programming material which is broadcast or otherwise transmitted in exchange for any remuneration, and which is intended (1) to promote any service, facility, or product offered by any person who is engaged in such offering for profit; (2) to express the views of any person with respect to any matter of public importance or interest; (3) to support or oppose any candidate for public office.

D. Program Related Materials:
Public broadcasters can air announcements promoting program-related materials sold by nonprofit organizations including the station itself. Announcements for the sale of program-related materials by for-profit entities are permitted so long as the licensee
(1) receives no consideration for the announcement;
(2) the materials are offered on the basis of public interest considerations and not the private economic interests of the offeror;
(3) the price of the materials offered is only nominal, the nominal price requirement does not apply to offerings sponsored by nonprofit entities.
(Above from FCC Announcements Promoting Goods and Services, Section 399B of the Communication’s Act of 1934, as amended, and Sections 73.503(d) and 73.621(e) of FCC rules which specifically: prohibit the broadcast of announcements by public broadcast stations which promote the sale of goods and services of for-profit entities in return for consideration paid to the station; permit contributors of funds to the station to receive on-air acknowledgements