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 12 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 2 reports

Cutler Welfare Proposal: Already Implemented by Gov. LePage

Contact: (207) 205-7793Communications Director, Maine Republican PartyMost ideas already implemented by Gov. LePage; Michaud ignores welfare problemAUGUSTA — Maine Republican Party chairman Richard Bennett issued the following statement regarding Independent ... [Published Maine Republican Party - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Donations can double in Maine governor's race

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - New donors will now be able to give up to $3,000 to a candidate for Maine governor. The Maine ethics commission adopted the policy Wednesday after a federal judge ruled that supporters of independent candidate Eliot Cutler should ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Maine man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting girl, 4, and recording it

No sentencing date is set for Eric L. Bard of Sidney, whose lawyers have said he is too intellectually compromised to understand that what he did was wrong.AUGUSTA — A Sidney man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a host of charges involving a series of sexual ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Babysitter pleads guilty to sexually assaulting child

A 24-year-old Sidney man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he sexually assaulted a young child and videotaped the attacks.Eric Bard pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial in Kennebec County Superior Court in Augusta, according to Kennebec County ... [Published WMTW - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Maine grappling with campaign finance limits

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine officials are bracing for what could be a flood of new money rushing into the governor's race.The Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Augusta property owners get confusing tax bill

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Thousands of Augusta residents may have been confused when they got tax bills recently that appeared to be from another city. The mistake involved about 2,500 residents who received bills with the city of South Portland on the ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Sidney man's child sex assault trial starts

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The trial of a Sidney man charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has started. Eric Bard has pleaded not guilty to 21 charges including rape and sexual exploitation in connection with alleged assaults ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta Man Accused of Burning Down His Apartment Building Found Not Criminally Responsible

An Augusta man accused of burning down his apartment building last year has been found not criminally responsible.The Kennebec County District Attorney’s Office says 58-year-old Stephen Cormier will be staying indefinitely at Riverview Psychiatric Hospital’s ... [Published WABI TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

State Moving Forward With Welfare Drug Tests

In 2011, the Maine Legislature passed a law giving the Department of Health and Human Services the authority to implement drug testing for recipients of welfare benefits through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program who have been convicted ... [Published NECN.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta women's home to close soon

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A church-run home for poor women in Augusta is closing after nearly 150 years. Leaders of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, which operates the St. Mark's Home on Winthrop Street, voted last week to close the facility, which opened ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kirby: Donate a few steps to charity

– Albert SchweitzerDid you know that one of the early signs of Parkinson’s Disease is that your handwriting gets smaller?I learned that last week at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group’s breakfast. I also learned that this year’s big event – “Moving Day” ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Welfare drug testing policy debated in Augusta

2-1 THE STATE COULD BEGIN DRUG-TESTING CERTAIN WELFARE RECIPIENTS BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR. BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE WORRIED THAT THIS CHANGE COULD END UP HURTING THE CHILDREN WHOSE PARENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR DRUGS. WMTW NEWS EIGHT POLITICAL REPORTER PAUL ... [Published WMTW - Aug 26 2014]

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...wall: Maine's economic recovery is lagging behind the rest of New England and the country," said Ben Grant, Chairman of the Maine Democratic Party. "LePage campaigned in 2010 on his experience as a turnaround specialist from the business world. But four years later we're seeing the impact of his extreme ideology and failed leadership that has left jobs on the table. Susan Collins"
"We have some clients that will tell you right off, 'This is the best thing that's ever happened to me,'" said Linda Sexton , medication management director for Crisis & Counseling Centers, the sole prescriber of Vivitrol for opiate dependence in Kennebec...
When I read that Ashley Gagnon said "yay" and was happy that the town of Wiscasset approved her naming her private road "Redskin's Drive,” I wondered if perhaps she just didn't know the deeper background for why this is so painful for native people in our state."
...limited resources, intended to support vulnerable families, are being used for their intended purpose," stated DHHS Commissioner, Mary Mayhew. "We know that there is trafficking in EBT cards for the purchase of drugs. We know that when local law enforcement conducts drug raids, that they are recovering EBT cards."

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Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014: Ordie Alley support, g... [Published Bangor Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Cutler Welfare Proposal: Already Implemented by... [Published Maine Republican Party - 7 hours ago]
Donations can double in Maine governor's race [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 8 hours ago]
Maine man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 8 hours ago]
Babysitter pleads guilty to sexually assaulting... [Published WMTW - 10 hours ago]
Susan Collins Agrees: Paul LePage has Done Litt... [Published Noodls - 11 hours ago]
Independent Cutler outlines welfare overhaul ideas [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 12 hours ago]
Susan Collins Agrees: Paul LePage has Done Litt... [Published Maine Democratic Party - 12 hours ago]
Maine grappling with campaign finance limits [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 13 hours ago]
Once-a-month opiate addiction medication met wi... [Published Insurance News Net - 17 hours ago]
Augusta property owners get confusing tax bill [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 17 hours ago]
Sidney man's child sex assault trial starts [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 19 hours ago]
LA vetrans visit South Paris home [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Candidates for governor cultivate support from ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Augusta Man Accused of Burning Down His Apartme... [Published WABI TV - Aug 26 2014]
Trial Of Man Accused Of Raping 4-Year-Old Begin... [Published WABI TV - Aug 26 2014]
Clinton Visit Signifies 2010 Redux [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 26 2014]
In praise of Tim Marks [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Aug 26 2014]
State flag to fly half-staff Wednesday for form... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 26 2014]
Overheated Cord Started Apartment Building Fire [Published WABI TV - Aug 26 2014]
Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 26 2014]
What ‘Redskin’ really means [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Aug 26 2014]
State Moving Forward With Welfare Drug Tests [Published NECN.com - Aug 26 2014]
Augusta women's home to close soon [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 26 2014]
Letter to the editor: Cutler’s independent voic... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Jeremiah Kennedy Jr. [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 26 2014]
I Love My Pet: Monday, August 25, 2014 [Published WABI TV - Aug 26 2014]
J. Mailey: Take Maine forward [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 26 2014]
Relaxation deficit disorder [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 26 2014]
DHHS has hearing about drug-testing for welfare... [Published WMTW - Aug 26 2014]
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A true hermit can never tell you why he is a tr... [Published Obsidian Wings - Aug 25 2014]
This piece about Christopher Knight, the North Pond Hermit, fascinating. Following his arrest, the court of public opinion was deeply divided. The man who wanted to live his life as invisibly as possible had become one of the most famous people in Maine. ...
USW: Maine Republicans Distort Michaud's Record... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 21 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Republican attacks on U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud's efforts in 2002 ...
Verizon Wireless Tops in Overall Network Perfor... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 19 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore® Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Maine. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance ...
Christie and LePage campaign together. Is Maine... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 12 2014]
It's hard to get more tea party than Maine Gov. Paul LePage, and it's also harder to get more generally and universally offensive than LePage, as well. So you've got to wonder why this is happening.AUGUSTA, Maine — He promised in May that Maine ...
Maine State Website and Online Business Portal ... [Published EON Communications - Aug 11 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Maine’s official state Web portal, www.Maine.gov, and Maine’s online business portal, www.maine.gov/businessanswers, were both recently honored, each receiving an award. ...
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