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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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Photo: Renee Nelson
Photo: Renee Nelson

‘The Friends of Lithgow Library’ Want You to ‘LIKE’ Them

 

‘The Friends of Lithgow Library’ would love for you to visit their Facebook page and 'LIKE' them. If you are an Augusta resident, I feel supporting our library is very important. If you are not an Augusta resident, any library deserves our support and physically Lithgow is one of the most beautiful buildings. Everybody should take a peek at the reading room! Love it!

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Photo by Kerry Lall
Photo by Kerry Lall

MPBN’s New State House TV Channel Starting Soon

Legislative leaders have said OK to Maine Public Broadcasting Network and expanding State House coverage. It should be kind of like a local version of C-SPAN. The idea was approved by the House and Senate leaders. The free, over-the-air MPBN State House TV channel is devoted exclusively to coverage of the Legislature and government affairs.

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Obscure Bills Being Introduced in the Maine Legislature

Every session bills are introduced by the Maine Legislature, many involving very important issues and topics. Others, well they can be just a bit quirky. Take a look at what some members of the 126th will be discussing on behalf of their constituents.

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Dan Kitwood, Getty Images

UMA to Offer Aviation Degree

The University Of Maine Board Of Trustees said 'OK' to a new Bachelor of Science degree in aviation. The degree program will be offered at the University Of Maine Augusta. According to the KJ, the program was created to meet a growing need for commercial aviation professionals.

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Augusta PD
Augusta PD

Augusta Police Want Your Help to I.D. Suspect in Yet Another Pharmacy Robbery

There's been yet another pharmacy robbery in Augusta. Augusta Police say the CVS Pharmacy on Stone Street was robbed Tuesday (Jan. 22) around 4pm.

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Photo From Facebook

Dog Sled Rides At Viles Arboretum In Augusta

When you think dog sledding, you probably think of Alaska or maybe Aroostook County. However, you and your family can experience dog sledding right here in Augusta on Sunday, January 27th at the Viles Arboretum on Hospital Street in Augusta.

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Graeme Robertson,Getty Images
Graeme Robertson,Getty Images

Augusta Set to Consider Sex Offender Restrictions

Augusta is set to consider a rule that would restrict some sex offenders from living in areas where there are  kids, like schools and parks. The rule would prohibit registered sex offenders who have committed acts against children under the age of 14 from living within 750 feet of public and private schools and any municipal property, including parks, where children tend to gather.

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Augusta Apartment Fire Has Left 14 Homeless

Thank goodness nobody was injured, still 14 people are reported homeless after yesterday's apartment building blaze on Sewall Street in Augusta.

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