Augusta (Maine, United States)

Type: City
Name: Augusta (Maine, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 44.330002
Longitude: -69.730003
population: 18,661
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Maine hearing on chemicals set for Tuesday

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing about the use of chemicals called phthalates (THAL'-ates) in household products. A parents group petitioned the agency to hold the hearing on a request ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Police: Maine family slayings likely murder-suicide

SACO, Maine -- A family's financial troubles and the father's depression is being investigated in what now appears to be a murder-suicide in an apartment complex here that has left five dead and the community reeling.This afternoon police said they are ... [Published Boston Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Battle for control of Legislature heating up

AUGUSTA — The battle for control of the Maine House and Senate is shaping up as the parties put the final touches on their slate of candidates.Parties have until Monday to submit replacements for candidates who have dropped out since the June 10 primary. ... [Published Journal Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Two arrested on child pornography charges

, at 2:35 p.m.GARDINER, Maine — Two men are facing child pornography charges after separate arrests in Gardiner and Fairfield last week, state police said.Barry Williams, 59, of Gardiner was arrested on Friday while Thomas Williams, 68, of Fairfield was ... [Published Bangor Daily News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Family of 5 shot dead in murder-suicide at Maine home

SACO, MAINE (BNO NEWS) -- A family of five, including three young children, were found shot to death Sunday in a suspected murder-suicide at an apartment in the U.S. state of Maine, state police said on Monday. A possible motive for the killings was not ... [Published Wire Update - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Battle for control of Maine Legislature heating up

AUGUSTA, Maine — The battle for control of the Maine House and Senate is shaping up as the parties put the final touches on their slate of candidates.Parties have until Monday to submit replacements for candidates who have dropped out since the June 10 ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Judicial Committee Confirms Governor LePage Judicial Nominees

Back to current news. July 24, 2014Governor's OfficeFor Immediate Release: Thursday, July 24, 2014Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531AUGUSTA – The Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary unanimously confirmed today nominees of Governor ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Augusta Woman Faces Felony Sex Trafficking Charge

An Augusta woman accused of coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution faces an aggravated sex trafficking felony charge, according to the Kennebec County District Attorney’s OfficeThey say a not guilty plea was entered on behalf of 51-year-old Gretchen ... [Published WABI TV - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

New work requirement coming for healthy people who receive food stamps

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- It's a federal law that hasn't been enforced in Maine since the recession. But Governor LePage and the Department of Health and Human Services will soon start enforcing work requirement for able-bodied adults who collectively get $15-million ... [Published WGME.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

LePage wants to require work for food stamp users

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits. The Republican governor's administration said Wednesday that Maine will no longer pursue a waiver from the federal government that ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

CMP says Skowhegan man accused of substation break-ins lucky to be alive

Police have charged Michael Grant, 30, with breaking into electric system substations in Winslow and Waterville to steal copper piping, an act power company officials say could have killed him.A Skowhegan man is lucky to be alive after allegedly breaking ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Michaud with most cash on hand in governor's race

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Democratic candidate Mike Michaud has more than $1 million left in his campaign war chest as he seeks to unseat Gov. Paul LePage this November, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday. Michaud reported raising about ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 23 2014]

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"The change in ocean chemistry is such a real issue" added Eric Horne, an oyster farmer from Freeport, Maine. "It's something we really need to band together for."
Maine State Police also announced this afternoon that the wife had "told a family friend the night of the shooting that Joel Smith had threatened suicide earlier in the week by pointing a gun at his head." Police added that "no assistance was sought" after
...m. local time on Sunday when a worker went to check on the family after a family friend became concerned something had happened. "The worker entered the apartment and discovered one of the bodies" said Steve McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety
In a statement, State Police said "all indications are that no one outside of the family was responsible for the deaths." They said a gun was found in the apartment next to one of the bodies

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Statement on the Passing of State Rep. Paul McG... [Published Maine Democratic Party - 1 hour ago]
Postcard Scammer Posing as Maine Treasury Dept. [Published WABI TV - 1 hour ago]
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Maine Ocean Acidification Commission to meet Fr... [Published UPI - 2 hours ago]
Two arrested on child pornography charges [Published Bangor Daily News - 2 hours ago]
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Meet the new reference librarian [Published Wicked Local Middleton - 5 hours ago]
Family of 5 shot dead in murder-suicide at Main... [Published Wire Update - 5 hours ago]
Tuesday, July 29, 2014: National park, universi... [Published Bangor Daily News - 7 hours ago]
8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, July 28 [Published WMTW - 10 hours ago]
‘American Pickers’ TV show looking at Maine for... [Published Portland Press Herald - 14 hours ago]
Maine law targeting repeat felony OUI drivers g... [Published Portland Press Herald - 14 hours ago]
Family of five found shot to death 4 hours ago [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 16 hours ago]
Family of 5 Found dead in maine [Published Boston Herald - 18 hours ago]
Maine Family of Five Discovered Shot to Death [Published The Guardian Express - 20 hours ago]
Family of five found shot to death [Published USA Today - 21 hours ago]
Family of five found shot to death in Maine apa... [Published Boston Globe - 22 hours ago]
Battle for control of Maine Legislature heating up [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 27 2014]
Maine Voices: Nothing sinister in school standards [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Riverview, after scathing report, sets sights o... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Constitution Coalition seminar in Hampden draws... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 27 2014]
Ralph W. Oldham [Published Sun-Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Greater Portland Gets Two New 'Quick Charge' St... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 26 2014]
BREAKING: Cutler Was Maine Dems’ First Pick; Mi... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 26 2014]
Skowhegan man accused of 'barking like a dog' a... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 26 2014]
Petitioners seeking council term limits [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 26 2014]
Pennels enters Senate contest [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 26 2014]
Deputy Attorney General William Stokes nominate... [Published WGME.com - Jul 26 2014]
Denying Equal Protection [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 25 2014]
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Maine State Website Celebrates 15 Years of Achi... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 16 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State of Maine celebrates 15 years of connecting citizens to their government. ...
Maine State Website Celebrates 15 Years of Achi... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Jul 16 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State of Maine celebrates 15 years of connecting citizens to their government. ...
A hijacking in Maine [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jul 06 2014]
Is this just a technical bloop or an example of the insidious nature of the marketing conducted by those in the robotic surgery medical-industrial complex?Back in March, nurse Kathy Day and others in Maine were excited about the arrival of Dr. John Santa ...
BIM for Facilities Management Case Study: YouBI... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 03 2014]
Costa Mesa, CA, July 03, 2014 --( PR.com )-- YouBIM & IBM Maximo Integration Maine General Medical Center is a 640,000 SF, 192-bed hospital new hospital facility built in Augusta, Maine. This LEED Gold certified project was designed and built through ...
From One to a Million: Maine Secretary of State... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 02 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maine’s online vehicle registration renewal program, Rapid Renewal, continues its success and reaches a million online renewals milestone. ...
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Climate Crisis Goes Mainstream at Maine Climate... [Published Financial Services - Feb 25 2014]
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