Since 1995, Tom Caron has been a studio host on NESN, covering the Boston Red Sox, Bruins and play-by-play announcing for college hockey. His weekly column on the Red Sox, Bruins and Patriots runs on Tuesdays in the Portland Press Herald.

A graduate of Lewiston High School, he began his broadcasting career in upstate New York, covering the Montreal Canadiens and Expos but eventually moved to Portland, anchoring sports segments for WGME from 1988 to 1993. Before leaving Maine for NESN, Caron was the play-by-play radio announcer for the Portland Pirates in their Calder Cup championship season, work that earned him a spot in the Pirates Hall of Fame. He has also won three New England Emmys, and a number of other media awards for his work in hockey broadcasting.


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Michael R. Lowe has been a Portland Press Herald reporter for over 36 years. He grew up in New Bedford, Mass., and graduated from Boston University in 1979.

Lowe has covered everything from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing to the Super Bowl (7 of them with the Patriots) to the World Series and the Little League World Series (a blast when Westbrook went in 2005) to UMaine sports and just about every high school sport Maine offers.

He’s won several Maine Press Association writing awards, as well as several national awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors. He was voted Maine Sportswriter of the Year in 2015 and 2016.

Lowe lives in Saco with his wife Tracie. They have three adult children and two grandchildren, with another grandchild on the way.



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