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The B-98.5 Citgo Fueling Good Road Trip Continues Today!

The B-98.5 Citgo Fueling Good Road Trip rolls on today at the Big Apple on Stone Street in Augusta. I'll be there from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. giving away $10 Citgo Fueling Good Gift Cards every four minutes!

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Oli Scarff,Getty Images
Oli Scarff,Getty Images

Residents In Augusta’s ‘Sand Hill’ Neighborhood Ordered Out Of Apartment House

Residents of an apartment building at 6 York St. in the 'Sand Hill' neighborhood of Augusta were ordered out of their homes by city officials. The building was not condemned, but multiple safety concerns have fire, code enforcement and health officer concerned for tenants' welfare.

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Source:Facebook
Source:Facebook

{UPDATED} The Red Barn Restaurant Noise Waiver Request Denied

The Red Barn in Augusta had it's request denied by the Augusta Planning Board last night by a 5 to 1 vote. The Red Barn was looking for a request to exceed the city's 60-decible noise limit during a weekly summer series of outdoor concerts.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta Exit 113 To Route 3 Eastbound:Closed For Three Months

A major Interstate 95 interchange bridge in Augusta will be shut down, starting today, for about three months. The Department of Transportation says the bridge leading from the Exit 113 ramp from the southbound lanes of I-95 to Route 3 eastbound will close starting today.

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Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

Residents Lead The Way To Reopening Bicentennial Nature Park In Augusta

Last year the Augusta City Council voted to close the Bicentennial Nature Park and save about $40,000. That sparked area residents to make sure that didn't happen this year. The Friends of Bicentennial Nature Park is a citizens' group that is working to help reopen the city-owned park.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

I-95 Exit 113 Northbound On-Ramp In Augusta Closed Starting Monday

A $13 million dollar project that is underway will close the northbound on-ramp of I-95 Exit 113 in Augusta starting this Monday. The closure of the on-ramp is scheduled to last for approximately 30 days as work crews reconstruct the Exit 113 northbound on-ramp.

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Stephen Shugerman / Getty Images
Stephen Shugerman / Getty Images

Much Of Augusta And Hallowell Without Internet And Phone Service

About 1,000 Time Warner Cable customers in Augusta and Hallowell lost phone and internet service for a large part of the workday on Friday. Service went out around 6 a.m. and was restored around 3 p.m. So what happened?

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Augusta Native Elsie Viles has Passed Away at the Age of 98

Augusta native and philanthropist Elsie Viles passed away this weekend. She was 98. I never met Mrs. Viles, but I was thinking about her this weekend while I was at the Viles Arboretum in Augusta. I did not know at that time of her passing.

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Renee in the sled

Dog Sledding at Viles Arboretum in Augusta is ‘Paw-some’!

Viles Arboretum in Augusta is one of the most beautiful places on any day in any season. If you have not taken a nice afternoon to explore the beautiful grounds and planting and collection, you are missing something special. But this winter they have been offering dog sled rides on Sundays. I can tell you, it is "paw-some"!

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Photo by listener, Kerrie Lall
Photo by listener, Kerrie Lall

Bill to Have DOT Study of Two Way Traffic in Downtown Augusta

Let me start by saying I love a lively downtown area, anywhere. I love the older building and think they can be a hub for exciting local business opportunity. But, would changing the traffic pattern in Augusta really make a difference?

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