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Chief Robert Gregoire, Facebook
Chief Robert Gregoire, Facebook

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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Jim McIsaac, Getty Images
Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

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

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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[UPDATE] Multi-Car Crash Causes Major Delays on I95 in Gardiner

There was a multi-car crash today (Aug. 7) on Interstate 95 in Gardiner causing some major delays. The accident occurred just before 1 pm going northbound at mile marker 106 and involved a tractor trailer.

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Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Playing in Augusta Friday, August 8

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will be in Augusta (Aug. 8) and Old Orchard Beach (Aug. 9) this week. On Friday the team will play the Togus VA Medical Center Employees at 5:00 pm at the Mt. Vernon Avenue field.

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Expect Traffic Delays on I-95 Augusta, Northbound

The Maine Department of Transportation has announced that emergency repairs to a bridge joint will force traffic to one lane on I-95 northbound over the Bond Brook Bridge in Augusta.

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