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Maine National Guard Getting New Headquarters In Augusta

The Maine National Guard is celebrating the beginning of construction of its new Joint Forces headquarters in Augusta.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta’s Mount Vernon Avenue ‘One-Way’ Traffic Starts Today

Traffic alert today for Augusta commuters. Starting this morning, part of Mount Vernon Avenue becomes a one-way street headed north.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Mount Vernon Road Work Set To Start On Monday

The much needed road work on Mount Vernon Avenue in Augusta is set to begin on Monday, July 13th. The state will begin rebuilding the road, the $4.3 million project will finish years of work. Last year part of the road was resurfaced.

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Imeh Akpanudosen, Getty Images
Imeh Akpanudosen, Getty Images

Weird Laws in Maine and Beyond

There are some laws on the books that make no sense. Some are outdated that may have made sense at one time but others, no matter when they were made illegal, they made no sense.

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Photo from B98.5

Join Us At Shake It Up In Augusta For ‘Bee A Country Star’!

It's all about the singing, good food and fun tonight at Shake It Up on Water Street in Augusta! It's the second round of three qualifying rounds for our 'Bee A Country Star'.

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Public Forum, Thursday, June 11, About Recent Cony Bomb Threats

Cony parents are very concerned about three recent bomb threats at the Augusta school. Tonight (June 11) they will get to hear from authorities about the situation.

In just 8 days, Cony has had three separate incidents, and some parents are concerned about how the situations and communication have been handled. Students were evacuated

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Traffic Alert: Road Work On Water Street In Augusta

Augusta officials are urging drivers to avoid the southern part of Water Street this Wednesday and Thursday. Public work crews will be doing paving work on Water Street between Walgreens and the Maine State Housing Authority.

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‘Amy Buxton’s Underdog Jog Memorial 5K Run/Walk’ in Augusta, June 13

'Amy Buxton's Underdog Jog Memorial 5K Run/Walk' is an annual event in remembrance of Amy Buxton. She dedicated her life to saving dogs and helping her local community. Her friends and family are dedicated to continuing to support her passions through this annual event.

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More Than $15,000 Earmarked for Travis Mills Foundation Stolen from Augusta Elks Club

Any robbery makes you shake your head, but stealing money that was raised for veterans and wounded warriors is just downright despicable. That is exactly what happened at the Augusta Elks Lodge on Monday night (May 25) when robbers made off with more than $15,000. Most of that money was from a fundraiser for the Travis Mills Foundation, that was established by wounded veteran Travis Mills.

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Maine Legislature Kills Bill That Would Have Banned Drivers Using Hand-Held Cellphones [POLL]

Augusta State Senator Roger Katz had introduced a bill that would have banned Maine drivers from using hand-held cellphones. The Maine Legislature has officially killed that bill with Wednesday's vote of 82-65 against it.

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