Stories about Augusta

Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Cancellations coming in as icy storm approaches Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
National Weather Service forecasters said Monday that the storm will arrive in southern reaches of the state late Monday night, mostly in the form of snow.

Why Maine lawmakers look like ‘hamsters on a treadmill’

on Jan. 23, 2017, at 9:52 a.m.

Thousands of Mainers attend women’s marches in Portland and Augusta to demonstrate against President Donald Trump

By Troy R. Bennett on Jan. 21, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
Ada Yentes-Quinn, 6, waves her sign in the air during the Women's March on Maine outside the Burton M. Cross building at the Maine State House in Augusta on Saturday. The national rally was in support of women's rights, civil liberties and protection of the planet.

Marchers flock to Maine cities to stand up to Trump

By Kathleen Pierce on Jan. 21, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
A day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, thousands of Mainers gathered to demonstrate that his vision of America is not theirs.
Sarah Frankie Sigman of New York partially hides her face while watching President Donald Trump give a speech during a screening of his inauguration on Friday at Bates College in Lewiston.

What Mainers think of President Donald Trump

By BDN Staff Reports on Jan. 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Maine is as politically divided as it has been any time in recent political history, particularly between the liberal southern areas and the more conservative north.

How Mainers will mark Day 1 under President Donald Trump

on Jan. 20, 2017, at 8:55 a.m.
Volunteers ensure community warmth, as part of MLK Day

Maine Conservation Corps Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

By Heather Rose on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.

Maine Made Crafts 24th Annual Last Minute Christmas Arts & Craft Fair

By Lois Taylor on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:44 p.m.

35th Annual Augusta Armory Fall Holiday Arts & Craft Fair

By Lois Taylor on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
Augusta Armory

25th Annual Augusta Armory Veterans Christmas Craft Show

By Lois Taylor on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.
Augusta Civic Center

38th annual Christmas in New England Arts & Craft show

By Lois Taylor on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.

LePage scolds lawmakers in letter saying he would meet with them

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.

Lauren LePage passed over for Waterville City Council seat

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 2:34 p.m.

CIA file labels Margaret Chase Smith ‘thin-skinned.’ James Stewart might have agreed.

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:40 a.m.
Organizers for Maine March, the local effort to get people to the Women's March on Washington, are from left Sarah Gaba, Cara Paulak, Genevieve Morgan and Sally Struever with son Jasper Eiermann. These women are headed to D.C., but there also will be two marches in Maine taking place the same day as the Women's March on Washington.

Sister marches planned for Augusta, Portland could attract thousands

By Kathleen Pierce on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
“The idea is to be in complete solidarity with other marches around the country,” said Kathryn Yates, 66, of Portland.

LePage nominates former Cumberland lawmaker for conservation board

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
Campaign Co-chairs Scott and Laura Fossett (right and left) and their family announce that UWKV raised $1,536,171 during the 2016 Campaign, exceeding a $1.5 million goal.

United Way of Kennebec Valley raises more than $1.5 million during fundraising campaign

By Courtney Yeager on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.

LePage: Chellie Pingree should resign, John Lewis should thank white presidents

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 8:13 a.m.

Pingree to skip Trump inaugural, joining dozens of other Democrats

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:55 p.m.

Poliquin joins House committee overseeing VA

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.