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 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Maine warns of driver's license Web site scam

AUGUSTA, Maine — Secretary of State Matt Dunlap is alerting Mainers about a scam involving a fake driver's license Web site.Numerous Maine residents have contacted the Secretary of State's office regarding the site www.drivers-licenses.org/maine. Residents ... [Published Seacoast Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Four Corners Association names new dance callers

April 9Two new callers were introduced during a recent Four Corners Association fundraising dance. Michael Dusoe and Kenlyn Clark made their calling premier at the dance, held at the Gilbert School in Augusta. Dusoe has been dancing on and off for about ... [Published Kennebec Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Augusta business surveys flooding

The flood waters Kennebec River took over a downtown Augusta parking lot on Wednesday.Waterfront Park was the not the only soggy area as the river approached local businesses."So long as it's not '87, I'm happy with that," said Jason McFarland, co-owner ... [Published WMTW - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Water level rising in Kennebec River

Rising rivers are forcing road closures and flooding basements around the state of Maine.The Kennebec River continues to surge Wednesday evening.In Augusta, the Waterfront Park entrance was blocked off and businesses started to put sandbags in front of ... [Published WMTW - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

DON ROBERTS: The Maine myth of the bloated municipal budget

All Pollitics is LocalUntil I got elected myself and actually became one of those responsible for an annual municipal budget, I thought just like many of you. I believed that there must be all kinds of bloat and waste in city budgets — what else would ... [Published Kennebec Journal - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Water rises on the Kennebec in Augusta and Hallowell

The river has started to flood flooding parking lots and promises to reach the buildings on Front Street before it begins pulling back late tonight.Staff ReportAUGUSTA — The Kennebec River has started to spill over its banks and is expected to rise several ... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Legislature passes $32 million budget fix; LePage threatens veto

AUGUSTA, Maine — On Tuesday, the Maine Legislature easily passed a $32 million state budget fix for 2015.The House passed the bill on a vote of 136-8, and the Senate followed suit soon after by passing the bill 35-0.Lawmakers wanted to put the bill on ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

$32M budget fix sent to Maine gov.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday that fixes a $32 million gap in the state budget next fiscal year and moves hundreds of developmentally disabled ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Maine AG warns of phone scam

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills is warning Mainers to be aware of a phone scam that claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The caller demands a fee be paid ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta keeps eye on the Kennebec

MORE ON HOW WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE 8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD LEVEL ... SHERNAY. AND STEVE, BY 3 A.M., THE WATER IN THIS PARKING LOT COULD BE TWO FEET DEEP. BY TOMORROW, IT COULD CREST AT 20 FEET. AN INTERESTING CONCEPT FOR MANY VISITORS IN THIS AREA. FOR ... [Published WMTW - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Augusta man wins sixth Maine chess crown

A familiar figure has been crowned Maine’s top chess player. Jarod Bryan, a 46-year-old data analyst from Augusta, beat 16-year-old Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore Matthew Fishbein for the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Construction expo in Augusta holding job fair Wednesday

4:00 PMConstruction Expo of Maine, sponsored by the Maine Chapter National Association of Women in Construction, is hosting its annual job fair Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m.Staff ReportConstruction Expo of Maine is hosting ... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 15 2014]

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"People have seen their property taxes go up. For a lot of people, it's a hard place to be" Cutler said
"The UMaine System means all of us," Page said. "The University of Maine System is the most important public aspect in the State of Maine."
"Everybody, as you can see, has moved their cars from here. All the LP tanks are cabled or chained off so they don't go floating away if there is an issue. Same in Augusta and same in Gardiner" said Sean Goodwin with Kennebec County Emergency Management
"So they're able to hold back quite aa bit of water in that country by bringing the lakes up to their normal springtime levels, which keeps towns like Bethel from getting any worse than it already is" said Lewis

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UMaine Chancellor, trustees discuss budget shor... [Published Sun-Journal - 14 hours ago]
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Maine lawmakers send overdose bill to Gov. Paul... [Published Portland Press Herald - 19 hours ago]
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Rising waters, ice jams create dangerous condit... [Published Bangor Daily News - 19 hours ago]
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US schoolchildren exposed to arsenic in well wa... [Published Water Environment Federation - 21 hours ago]
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University of Southern Maine, Facing Organized ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 13 2014]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente . Good news, which I hope travels fast to other universities. Maine Sunday Telegram : University of Southern Maine President Theodora Kalikow on Friday rescinded the 12 faculty layoffs that had prompted weeks of ...
Maine Gov. Paul LePage Vetoes Popular, Bipartis... [Published Think Progress - Apr 12 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty On Friday evening, Maine Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill to expand solar power in Maine that had passed the legislature with broad bipartisan support last month. The bill aimed to restore a $2,000 solar ...
Veto-wielding Maine Republican governor faces t... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 09 2014]
By Dave Sherwood AUGUSTA, Maine (Reuters) - Maine Republican governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill Wednesday to expand Medicaid in his state, drawing a clear line between him and Democratic challenger U.S. Representative Mike Michaud, in one of the ... ...
Skateboarder to Ride 8,000 Miles, 35 States, in... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 25 2014]
Montgomery Village, MD, March 25, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Mark William, an instructor at Goskate.com, is riding his skateboard for 35 States, 100 days, and 8,000 miles. Mark's trip starts March 27th in White River Junction, VT. From there, he travels across ...
The Holy Grail in Maine? History Channel resear... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 15 2014]
AUGUSTA, Maine — Scott Wolter, a forensic geologist and host of a popular cable television show, believes a trio of inscribed stones found near Spirit Pond in Phippsburg more than 40 years ago are evidence that the famed Knights Templar fled to Maine, ...
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