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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell Celebrates His 16th Anniversary With B98.5

It dawned on me over the weekend that I have now been at B98.5 for 16 years! I started working here in August 2000 and it is so hard to believe that 16 years have already gone by.

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The Maine Army National Guard is Getting New Headquarters in Augusta

The Maine Army National Guard is getting new headquarters in Augusta with an expected completion date of the fall of 2017.

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Maine Army National Guard SFC Save Boys Life with CPR

Sergeant First Class Joshua Way received the Maine Army National Guard’s ‘Meritorious Service Medal’. He received the award for saving a young boys life.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

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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Darren McCollester, Getty Images

Fifty Maine Army National Guard Members Going to Massachsuetts to Help with Snow Cleanup

This winter has been historic. Record snowfall amounts in a short span of time. That has prompted Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to declare a snow disaster and mobilized the Massachusetts National Guard to assist with clearing all that snow.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Annual ‘Tanksgiving’ Food Drive Coming Soon

It all started in November of 2000 and 14 years later we are getting ready for central Maine's largest food drive. It's the 'Tanksgiving' food drive with B98.5 and the Maine Army National Guard.

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Maksym Dragunov, Thinkstock

Deployment of Maine Army National Guard to Afghanistan Is Cancelled

It was a Christmas present come early for the Maine Army National Guard's 262nd Engineer Company. They will now get to spend their Christmas with their families instead of being deployed to Afghanistan.

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How You Can Help A Military Family Who Lost Their Home in an Augusta Fire

Firefighters from four departments battled an Augusta blaze at 323 Riverside Drive in Augusta around 6:45 a.m. (May 28) this morning. The fire destroyed the home and the family lost everything. Two family pets that were unable to be saved. The cause of the fire is likely accidental.

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‘Tanks’Giving Food Drive Starts November 4th [VIDEO]

The annual B-98.5 'Tanks'Giving Food Drive is coming up! It will be happening the week of November 4th. We'll be teaming up with the Maine Army National Guard again this year to collect non-perishable food for the Salvation Army of Augusta and Waterville.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Maine Army And Air National Guard Postpone Weekend Drills Due To Federal Shutdown

The Maine Army and Air National Guard have postponed weekend drills. That comes after learning this week that 406 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government shutdown that started on October 1st.

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