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Another Augusta Fire {UPDATED WITH PICTURES}

Just a few days after the large fire on Northern Avenue in Augusta that injured seven people and displaced 27, another fire brought out early this morning on State Street in Augusta.

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WCSH Video
WCSH Video

How You Can Help the Victims of the Augusta Fire

Friday (Dec. 5) morning a fire at an 18-unit apartment building on Northern Avenue in Augusta left 7 injured and 27 homeless.

They need our help. You can make a monetary donation by writing a check paya

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta Apartment Fire Injures Seven People

An early morning fire at an apartment house in Augusta has injured seven people. The fire started around 2 a.m. and Augusta Fire Chief Roger Audette told WCSH, that a 'portion of the four-story apartment building later collapsed.

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Red Barn Benefit for Augusta Police Chief, Robert Gregoire, Today!

This past summer while riding a motorcycle to raise money for the Shriner's Children's Hospital, our Augusta Police Chief, Robert (Bob) Gregoire, was seriously injured in an accident.

While the chief's wife, Cathy, along with Sgt. Chris Shaw, were also injured in the two bike crash, it was Bob who was most critically hurt. He sustained a neck injury that has left him partially paralyzed.

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Route 17 Near Rebecca’s Restaurant in Augusta is Back Open After Crash

The Kennebec Journal is reporting that Route 17/Eastern Avenue in Augusta is back open near Rebecca’s after a head-on collision that sent two women to the hospital, one by LifeFlight.

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Cumberland Farms robber, security camera
Cumberland Farms robber, security camera

Cumberland Farms on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Augusta Robbed at Gunpoint

According to Augusta Police Sargent, Eric Lloyd, Cumberland Farms on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Augusta was robbed at gunpoint this morning at about 2:10

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Crossing Guards Topic of Special Augusta School Board Meeting

The Augusta school board will be holding a special meeting tonight (Sept. 25) at 6:30 p.m. at the Capital Area Technical Center. The public is invited to discuss the elimination of crossing guards.

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Two Augusta Rite Aid Pharmacies Hit by Robbers

The FBI and the Augusta police are currently investigating a robbery at the Rite Aid pharmacy on Hospital Street, Augusta.

Earlier in the evening (Sept. 2) there was also a robbery attempt at Rite Aid on North Belfast Avenue, Augusta.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

Augusta Crossing Guard Decides to Keep Working After Job Eliminated

Sherry McArthur, a former Augusta crossing guard doesn't care that she's no longer getting paid to keep kids safe. She says she has a responsibility to the students and their parents and so she's going to continue showing up for work.

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Thinkstock

Augusta Eliminates School Crossing Guards

With the start of school just weeks away, the city of Augusta has eliminated school crossing guards.

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