Keith Edwards

Keith Edwards

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April 17, 2014

Augusta council OKs three-year contracts for city employees

Negotiations also are underway to provide new contracts to two bargaining units that were not included in Thursday’s decision.

April 15, 2014

Augusta council to consider employee contracts, Howard Hill agreement

Six of the unions that represent city workers are up for raises each year for the next three years.

April 9, 2014

Augusta Dog Park cleanup set for Saturday

The park was closed in February because some pet owners did not pick up after their dogs.

April 8, 2014

June or November? Augusta council to decide library vote timing Thursday

Lithgow Pubic Library supporters are hoping for a June vote on whether to borrow money for library expansion.

April 7, 2014

Augusta-area roads contenders for Worst Road in Maine contest

The year’s contest has plenty to choose from after a winter of brutal weather.

April 4, 2014

Augusta’s former MaineGeneral hospital campus to get first tenant

The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Policy will lease a brick building behind the main hospital on East Chestnut Street, and 2,000 square feet in the former main building.

April 4, 2014

Augusta mobile home park roads are damaging cars, residents say

The park owner, who lives in California, says repairs are coming soon to Riverside Drive Village.

April 3, 2014

State Senate rejects proposal to change utility excise tax rules

State Sen. Roger Katz says CMP support for legislation was to punish Augusta, which would have lost about $200,000 a year with proposal.

April 2, 2014

Kennebec River flood risk above normal, officials say

The director of the Maine Emergency Management Agency calls the potential for flooding “very high.”

April 2, 2014

Kennebec floods in Augusta, Hallowell, Gardiner

The river flooded parking lots and spilled into several riverside building basements, but no obvious major damage has been done.