After the horrible crash that took the lives of three people last week, the City of Augusta is looking into adding a sidewalk to that section of Cony Road according to a report by WGME.

The city manager of Augusta, Bill Bridgeo indicated that he is not certain a sidewalk there would have prevented the tragedy but feels it is certainly worth looking into. Bridgeo hopes to connect the sidewalk to Piggery Road, Eastern Avenue and also New England Road.  City engineers hope to make an assessment soon.

A new sideway would cost approximately $100 per foot with a 1500 foot section that is being considered, that project could be around $200k

Bridgeo feels there is enough money to take care of the sidewalk and plans to make a presentation at the next city council meeting.


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Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.