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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Flood Warning For The Kennebec River [Video]

There is a flood warning for the Kennebec River at Skowhegan, at North Sidney and at Augusta until 3 a.m. on Thursday. The river is expected to crest at or just above flood stage this morning and start to fall below flood stage this evening.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Final Phase Of Construction Has Started On Western Avenue In Augusta

The major reconstruction project on the heavily-traveled outer section of Western Avenue in Augusta has resumed.

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photo from KOA
photo from KOA

Augusta-Gardiner KOA Campground Raising Funds To Sends Kids With Cancer To Summer Camp

The Augusta/Gardiner KOA Journey Campground will be offering camping on Saturday, May 9 for just $10 as part of Kampgrounds of America's annual KOA Care Camps Big Weekend to benefit KOA Care Camps for children with cancer.

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Photo by Julie Beaulieu
Photo by Julie Beaulieu

Fire on State Street in Augusta

Fire broke out Friday evening (April 3) at 15 State Street, Augusta, near the Cumberland Farms. It was reported just prior to 7:30 pm. Fire departments from Augusta, Winthrop, Gardiner and Togus were on the scene at the multi-unit apartment.

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Alexander Shalamov, Thinkstock
Alexander Shalamov, Thinkstock

Group Wants To Open Augusta’s Bicentennial Nature Park To Non-Residents

Members of Friends of Bicentennial Nature Park, a group that raises money to hep offset the city of Augusta's expenses running the city-owned park, wants to allow non-residents into the park as a way to boost revenue.

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Augusta Police Department facebook
Augusta Police Department facebook

Rescuers Continue Search for Possible Body in Kennebec River

Witnesses Saturday (March 21) told the Augusta Police that a woman was seen falling under the ice in the Kennebec River.

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iStockphoto

Public Hearings In Augusta Today Concerning Maine Train Bills

A Maine legislative committee is holding a public hearing this afternoon (March 10)  at 1 on a few bills that are seeking to expand passenger train travel.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images
Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Join B98.5 Tonight At 1-7-10 Bowling And Entertainment Center

Join B98.5's Andy Capwell tonight for some fun at 1-7-10 Bowling & Entertainment Center. We'll be broadcasting live starting at 5.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

New Dart League In Augusta

For many years, I was a member of the Central Maine Dart League in the Lewiston-Auburn area. I played darts in the league with several different teams, including one with the current Maine dart champion Jim Fitzsimmons.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images

Augusta Has It’s Own New Year’s ‘Ball Drop’ Celebration

Every year about a million people gather in Times Square in New York City to ring in the New Year with the famous 'ball drop' to ring in the year. You don't have to drive to New York to ring in the New Year with a 'ball drop' celebration. For the second year in a row, Augusta will have it's own 'New Year's Ball Drop'.

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