Stories about Augusta


Police: Baby who died was in foster care at day care center

By Judy Harrison on May 10, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.
Maine State Police said Wednesday that a 16-month-old who died at a Raymond day care center Tuesday was there in foster care.

Maine Junior Classical League spring convention to be held in Lincoln

By Evan Albert on May 10, 2017, at 8:31 a.m.

High court leery of overturning jury verdict to release man charged in 1969 slaying

By Judy Harrison on May 09, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.
“If you are correct, the jury was wrong,” Chief Justice Leigh Saufley said. “We cannot accept that.”
 1st Sgt. Jeremiah Delisle, Army Spc. Joseph Smith, Army Sgt. Jared Smith, the Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Douglas Farnham, Senior Airman Jordan Charpentier, Tech Sgt. Douglas Connolly, Master Sgt. Bryan Lord and 1st Lt. Adam Rodriguez stand with Gov. Paul LePage and First Lady Ann LePage after a joint recognition ceremony for the Outstanding Airman and Best Warrior of the Year.

Guardsmen recognized in joint ceremony at the Blaine House

on May 09, 2017, at 12:47 p.m.

Ride Like the Wind with Your Mom!

By boxoffice on May 08, 2017, at 12:15 p.m.
St. Michael School students volunteer during last fall's Day of Caring event.

United Way’s student volunteer program starts May 11

By Courtney Yeager on May 08, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
A model from The Well Armed Woman demonstrates a Concealed Carry Pack in Ghent, New York, Oct. 5, 2016.

Schools, cops say concealed guns on campuses would jeopardize safety

By Nick McCrea on May 08, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“Based on my 40 years in law enforcement, I know that when there are more guns allowed, there is more risk and less safety.”
Some of the solar panels installed on buildings at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association fairground in Unity.

How Mainers keep finding new sources of energy

By Lauren Abbate on May 08, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“There is a stewardship ethic that people share and they realize that our kids and our grandkids will inherit the Maine that we leave them.”
Police said Alisha Brooks, who was reported missing on Saturday, has been found and is safe.

Police say missing Bowdoin woman is safe

By CBS 13 on May 07, 2017, at 8:24 a.m.
Police said a Bowdoin woman reported missing Saturday, Alisha Brooks, is believed to be safe.
Police are searching for Alisha Brooks of Bowdoin. Brooks was last seen going outside her home to feed chickens. She did not return.

Police search for missing Bowdoin woman

By CBS 13 on May 06, 2017, at 2:49 p.m.
Alisha Brooks, 24, was last seen going outside to feed chickens and did not return.
Hampden police used Narcan to revive an unresponsive man Wednesday.

Why pharmacists still can’t give out Narcan without a prescription

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 06, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The Legislature passed LD 1547 to make Narcan available at pharmacies without a prescription, but an apparent mistake still has the law requiring a prescription.
Members of the Maine Select Honor Guard prepare to post the colors at the 26th Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast hosted by the Maine National Guard at the Augusta Armory.  Governor Paul R. LePage and the Adjutant General for the Maine National Guard, Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Farnham stand behind the honor guard to pay respect to the state and national colors. (Maine Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Parady.)

Maine National Guard Hosts 26th Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

By Norman Stickney on May 04, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
Leroy H. Smith III

Judge: Maine man is competent to be tried for murder

By Judy Harrison on May 04, 2017, at 11:14 a.m.
A Gardiner man is competent to stand trial for murder for the alleged slaying and dismemberment of his father, a Superior Court judge ruled Monday.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is being sued by Gov. Paul LePage for not representing his legal positions.

LePage lawsuit is latest skirmish in long power struggle with Mills

By Christopher Cousins on May 02, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
The smoldering legal battle between Attorney General Janet Mills and Gov. Paul LePage is about more than Mills’ refusal to represent the governor in court.
Bruce S. Harrington

Bruce S. Harrington Joins Maine State Credit Union as Commercial Loan Officier

By Jen Roper on May 01, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.

Arsenic forces Maine school to restrict water use

By Nick McCrea on April 27, 2017, at 9:37 a.m.
A Maine school has shut down its drinking fountains after discovering elevated arsenic levels in the drinking water.
 From left to right:  Cathy Czarnecki, Debra Milner, Mrs. LePage, Norman Rossignol, Allison Hernandez and Paulette Buongirno.

Maine Troop Greeters receive Exemplary Service Award from governor’s office

on April 25, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.

Midcoast area author to hold book signing May 20

on April 25, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.
The Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta.

VA working to reduce opiate use but may not meet state deadline for some patients

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Doctors or pharmacists who break the state’s rules face a fine of $250 per violation, not to exceed $5,000 per calendar year.

Maine People’s Climate March on Augusta

By Katrina Cornish on April 24, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.