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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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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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