Whichever way you listen to radio — in a car, on your computer or through a plain ol’ battery-operated set — you should tune in to 90.3 FM.
WWPT — “Wrecker Radio” — is playing a continuous loop of a post-hurricane briefing by fire inspector Nate Gibbons.
Clearly, succinctly — but very comprehensively — he delivers a spectacular amount of information, advice and tips to all Westporters.
Well contamination, generator safety, how to ensure the electricity is turned back on in flood-damaged homes, clearing debris from private roads — it’s all there, to learn from and pass along.
WWPT-FM is the Staples High School radio station. Right now, the fire department has commandeered its airwaves to pass along crucial, hard-to-find information.
At a time when “local radio” is almost non-existent, here’s one more reason to be thankful for what we’ve got.