Programming

Local Newspaper

Community News - Auburn, Grafton, Millbury, Sutton

  • Monday: 5:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Papers read are: Auburn News, Grafton News, and Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

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Community News - Clinton, Lancaster, Boylston, West Boylston

  • Tuesday: 3:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Paper read: The Item

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Community News - Fitchburg, Leominster

  • Wednesday: 4:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Paper read: Sentinel & Enterprise

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Community News - Gardner

  • Wednesday: 6:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Paper read: Gardner News

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Community News - Shrewsbury, Northboro, Southboro, Westboro

  • Tuesday: 4:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Paper read: Community Advocate

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Community News - Southbridge, Sturbridge, Charlton

  • Wednesday: 5:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the towns. Papers read are: Southbridge Evening News, Sturbridge Villager, Charlton Villager

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Community News - Spencer, Barre

  • Monday: 6:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Papers read are: Barre Gazette and Spencer New Leader

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Community News – Blackstone Valley, Webster

  • Thursday: 5:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Papers read are: Blackstone Valley Tribune, Milford Town Crier, and The Webster Times

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Community News – Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, Sterling

  • Thursday: 4:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Paper read: The Landmark

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Community News – Marlborough, Hudson, Bolton, Harvard

  • Thursday: 3:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length, with some papers being grouped together in geographical areas. Readings from all papers include: front page news; letters to the editor; editorials; reports on local government meetings; local events calendar and special interest stories from the town. Papers read are: Bolton/Stow Independent, Community Advocate, Harvard Press, Hudson Sun, Marlborough Enterprise, and Marlborough Main Street Journal

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Telegram and Gazette

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 12:00 PM
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 6:00 PM

Sections read are: Obituaries, Front Page, Local News, Opinion, Business, Sports, Living, and other pertinent articles.

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Worcester Magazine

  • Friday: 11:00 AM, 9:00 PM

Worcester’s very own oracle for local and regional events, with feature articles, and an extensive coverage of events in and around town.

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Retail Circulars and Sales

Bargains, Bargains - Grocery Ads

  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM

Takes the fliers from Price Chopper, Big Y, Shaws Stop & Shop, and others and informs listeners about the bargains at supermarkets that week.

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Shoppers Guide

  • Sunday: 12:00 PM
  • Monday: 9:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 PM

Readings are from flyers of Target, Ocean State Job Lot, CVS, and more.

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Specialty Program

A Common Voice

  • Thursday: 11:00 AM, 9:00 PM

Helps to give advice and information about living in the community with your disability. Readings are from New Mobility, Dialogue and Braille Monitor magazines and other relevant newspaper articles.

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Accent on Ability

  • Tuesday: 5:00 PM

Broadcasts include Bay State Council of the Blind Council Connection (weeks 2 and 3), American Council of the Blind Reports (week 4), and other disability topics.

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AJ Sports Page

  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM
  • Friday: 5:00 PM

Places its emphasis on sport for disabled individuals and using sport to keep fit. Guests are interviewed from the local sports for disabled community, and readings are from Sports & Spokes, Paraplegia News, and other sports journals.

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All Things History

  • Monday: 3:00 PM

Readings from history magazines, Internet articles, books and journals. The program’s aim is to report on what has happened, so we might consequently find out what could happen.

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An Older Voice - Senior News

  • Monday: 4:00 PM

An Older Voice includes readings from AARP Magazine and Bulletin, Saturday Evening Post, Reader's Digest, and other publications relevant to older listeners.

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Another Point of View

  • Wednesday: 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM

Another Point of View takes readings from Conservative and Liberal magazines, and gives both points of view on political debates.

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Backyard Bookshelf

  • Friday: 4:00 PM

Audio Journal’s book reading program with a local flavor, whether by content or author.

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Children's Hour

  • Sunday: 5:00 PM

Aimed at our younger listening audience and includes readings of popular children’s books, poems, and songs.

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Cooking in the Dark

  • Saturday: 10:00 AM, 7:00 PM

Blind hosts Dale Campbell and Cheryl Cummings serve up a plethora of tasty treats and delectable dishes, topped off with a healthy garnish of humor. Broadcast over ACB radio and a number of reading services throughout the country, this program continues to inspire vision impaired listeners to lace up their aprons, grab their spatulas and battle it out in the kitchen.

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Every Day Health

  • Thursday: 10:00 AM

This program shares tips and information for healthy living from https://www.healthline.com/ and other sources.

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In Perspective

  • Monday: 10:00 AM

In Perspective is a program by Bob Branco, a life-long resident of New Bedford, MA, who is visually impaired. The weekly program brings together guests, who are or are not visually impaired, and Bob for a discussion on a particular topic.

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Mindful Moments

  • Friday: 10:00 AM

This twice monthly 30 minute program includes readings from Mindful Magazine and Spirit of Change Magazine.

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Radio Active Theatre

  • Sunday: 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 PM

Radio-Active Theatre brings the world of theater to our listeners. Stories are selected from Old Time Radio, Drama, Comedy, and original scripts written by Audio Journal volunteers.

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Reader's Digest

  • Sunday: 7:00 AM
  • Thursday: 6:00 PM

Reader's Digest is an American general interest family magazine sharing stories, laughs, and advice.

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Science Journal

  • Friday: 6:00 PM

Hosted by University of Massachusetts Medical School students and doctors who keep listeners up to date with the latest discoveries in the world of science.

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Speaking Volumes

  • Sunday, Tuesday: 8:00 PM

A radio book group. Speaking Volumes is Audio Journal’s book discussion program, bringing the enjoyable experience of a book group into listeners’ homes. Volunteers discuss the book in the studio, and listeners can call in with their comments and be part of the group. All books chosen are recorded by the Library of Congress on digital cartridge and are available through Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library and Worcester Talking Book Library. Books are chosen at least four months in advance to give time for listens to reserve their copies. The numbers to call to take part in the program are: 508-752-0557 or 508-373-2343.

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The World is Watching

  • Monday: 11:00 AM, 9:00 PM

This weekly program is one hour in length. Readings of news, commentary, and thoughtful opinion about current events here in the US as reported in newspapers, magazines, and journals throughout the world. Learning what people, governments, and organizations around the world are thinking and saying about events unfolding in America gives us a different perspective for how to interpret and understand the events happening around us.

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Vocero Hispano

  • Friday: 3:00 PM

A Spanish language newspaper covering local news and events, and national news for Worcester County’s Spanish speaking residents.

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Worcester Business Journal

  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM

An in depth look at businesses in Worcester County, including feature articles on business men and women and up to minute reports on local companies.

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