Maine Turnpike Authority releases draft 10-year plan
The Maine Turnpike Authority recently released a draft 10-year plan that includes work on a new York toll plaza, but does not include a start date or funding as those remain "under evaluation" at this time.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Gardiner City Council approves conditional license for junkyard
City Councilors on Wednesday night renewed a junkyard license for Brown's Exit 27 Salvage Inc. with the condition that the owner fixes safety and code violations by specific deadlines over the next year.
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Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference to consider adding another school ...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 18--Schools such as Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro and Nokomis of Newport could have a new opponent in many sports next fall.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Augusta District Court, Dec. 5-11, 2013
Peter J. Barrows, 46, of Augusta, operating under the influence Oct. 19 in Augusta; $500 fine, 90-day license suspension.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Heavy snowfall, strong winds keep shoppers from central Maine downtowns
Few holiday shoppers ventured into the capital area downtown on Sunday, which saw heavy snowfall into mid-morning and over 20 mph gusts blowing snow and freezing rain.
Maine State Police call on drivers to give them space
State Police Trooper Christopher Rogers looks in his driver's side mirror, waiting for a chance to open his door and climb out as a steady stream of cars speed by just a couple feet away.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Monmouth chooses Winthrop for ambulance service
In a split vote that prompted one of its members to storm out of the meeting, selectmen on Wednesday decided to sever the town's 34-year relationship with Monmouth Rescue Association and enter into a contract with a neighboring community for ambulance service.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Our Opinion: Killer's remorse, real or feigned, doesn't ease pain
It took 18 years for justice to catch up to Michael Boucher Sr., and if his conscience bothered him in that time, he didn't show it.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Wiscasset man charged in connection with Gardiner shooting
Police have arrested a 38-year-old man in connection with the shooting of his 34-year old girlfriend over the weekend.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Family of slain West Gardiner woman worries killer will be released
When Michael M. Boucher Sr. was convicted in 1991 of murdering 18-year-old Debra Dill, her family thought he would be in a maximum security prison for the rest of his life.
Police seek man after girlfriend shot in Gardiner
A man is wanted for police questioning in connection with the shooting Saturday night of his girlfriend at her Costello Road residence.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Kennebec County Superior Court, Dec. 2-4, 2013
Albert J. Dipietro, 28, of Fairfield and formerly of Richmond, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, burglary of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief and operating under the influence April 4 in Chelsea; six-month jail sentence, 90-day license suspension, $500 fine, $556.95 restitution.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Our Opinion: For schools, losing accreditation not necessarily a problem
For years, that has meant accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, a private, nonprofit organization that conducts comprehensive school reviews on a 10-year cycle.
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Applin Retires From Wiscasset Town Office
Rebekah "Becky" Applin, a familiar face around Wiscasset's town office for the past 32 years, will retire Friday, Dec. 6. Applin started out working part time for the town as a janitor and worked into the accounts payable position.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Summit Natural Gas misses deadline for Cony, Augusta buildings
Delays in the construction of a natural gas pipeline from Windsor to Madison, via Augusta, have forced officials to find other ways to heat some prominent public buildings.
Discussion of tax incentive policy in Gardiner postponed
Gardiner city councilors Wednesday night will hear a presentation from the new head of a regional business park, consider raising fees charged to member communities to use the library and consider amending a city ordinance to allow camping on public property during special events.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Augusta District Court
Ryan D. Angco, 20, of Westfield, Mass., possession of marijuana, up to 1 1/4 ounces Sept.
Gardiner steakhouse hosts latke festival
On the fourth day of Hanukkah, latkes - potato pancakes fried in hot oil - graced a special afternoon buffet at Alex Parkers Steakhouse, along with smoked salmon, bagels, applesauce and sour cream.
Medomak Valley eighth at annual Westlake tournament
Three individual thirds and a fourth-place finish helped lead the Medomak Valley wrestling squad to a middle-of-the-pack finish during the longstanding, annual Westlake Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 30. The meet typically is held at Bath Middle School.