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Renee Nelson

I am the News Director for the Townsquare Media/Augusta-Waterville stations and also the host of our public affairs show, "Issues," Sunday mornings! Make sure you come say "Hi" to me at one of our many live local broadcasts.

4th Of July Fireworks! There Are Some Postponements, Check Out The List!

Well, into each life a little rain must fall.  And it looks like that will happen on the 4th of July. So some of the fireworks have been cancelled or postponed. Check out the list as of the afternoon of July 3rd. I know Augusta and Winslow have some BIG changes! 

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

A Chat with Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe about Governing in a Polarized America [AUDIO]

Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe is now working with the Bipartisan Policy Center. They have done a report called Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy.  Sounds heady, but is very interesting stuff! 

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CoffeeDog

Animal Communicator Kathy Drage Visits Renee and CoffeeDog for a Reading- See Her At Pet Expo on June 14 [VIDEO]

The Pet Expo happens on Saturday (June 14th) from 10-4 at Fort Halifax Park in Winslow. We will have all sorts of pet related fun and information. But one of the unique things we are offering is animal communication. YES!  Kathy Drage has been doing animal communication for 11 years. It is exactly what it sounds like, Kathy can interpret what your pet is thinking and feeling.

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HarrisonStringer, Getty Images
HarrisonStringer, Getty Images

June 10th 2014 Election Results: Lithgow, TIF in Norridgewock, Poliquin, Cain are Winners

Augusta residents approved a bond to expand and renovate Lithgow Library Tuesday. According to the KJ, Voters approved a proposal to borrow $8 million to nearly triple the size of the city’s historic public library by a vote of 2,153 to 461, an 82 % margin of victory

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Photo: Renee Nelson
Photo: Renee Nelson

‘Save Our Lithgow’ Vote for Augusta Coming June 10th [audio]

Here is a chance to learn more about the upcoming vote in Augusta on Lithgow Library. Augusta voters will have their say on the renovation, expansion and preservation of this amazing building.  Libraries are such cool places and offer so much to the community, Lithgow is not different.  I will also solve a new mystery in my life...Lithgow...do we say it. 'Lith-go' or 'Lith-gow' like cow? I have heard it both ways...

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Downtown Gardiner

Frosty’s Donuts Coming to Town! Downtown Gardiner That Is!

Gardiner has been very active and creative in attracting new business to their downtown. As a result, Frosty's Donuts is coming to town! The program is called the Gardiner Growth Initiative. It is made up of Gardiner Main Street, The Bank of Maine, the Gardiner Board of Trade and the city of Gardiner. 

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