And from Cape Cod.....

Sean Smyth
Tue Oct 3 17:12:43 EDT 2006

Dan Strassberg <> wrote:
> I believe that before the station went dark (IIRC, the calls were
> WITS at
> the time, but I could be wrong), one of the air personalities, Dana
> Hersey,
> was considering buying it out of bankruptcy. He may personally have
> had the
> dough, but he (wisely) was going to do it with other people's money.
> The way
> I heard the story, he ran out of other people.

You're more likely referring to the mid-'80s, at which time the station
was WMRE and playing (I believe) standards. IIRC, Hersey's motivation
to buy the station was partly out of self-interest -- he was the
morning drive DJ.

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