Sunday Dec 15
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.
area police log, Dec. 14, 2013
At 12:03 a.m., Travis J. McDonald, 30, of Gardiner, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence with one prior, and Jessica M. Johnson, of Randolph, was arrested on a warrant and for violating conditions of release by police making a traffic stop on North Belfast Avenue.
Summit Natural Gas: Augusta area fittings are safe, but some being replaced
Officials of a natural gas company installing pipe throughout the Kennebec Valley acknowledged Thursday some underground pipe fittings were installed with the wrong pressure rating, but said the mixup is not a safety hazard.
Summit Natural Gas announces further, but shorter delays
Projected dates for when natural gas will be available to local businesses and municipalities have changed, but officials from Summit Natural Gas say the project is still on track to lower heating costs for the Kennebec Valley over the course of the next few months.
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.
Gardiner-based school district to study space needs
A discussion of ways to address space problems in Regional School Unit 11 started with nine options and ended with even more to study, thanks to suggestions from school board members and residents.