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Venerable ‎Augusta‏ social club finally headed by woman

AUGUSTA - Lisa Newell, the first woman to be elected president of the nearly 1,000-member Le Club Calumet, recognizes her election represents a big change for the Franco-American social group that only began admitting women as members 12 years ago. While she anticipates she and the new slate of offi

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-12-18 01:31:30


Cushnoc Brewing and Circa 1885 are great news for downtown Augusta's Water Street. Both are wonderful places to gather with friends, so we invited our friends Robyn and Rocko Graziano to join us. We began our fun evening at Circa 1885, a wine bar where owner Katie Smith and server Connie were welcom

CENTRALMAINE.COM - 2017-12-17 09:00:00

‎Augusta‏ Fire Department responding to structure fire on Jenkins Street

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Augusta Fire Department is responding to a fire on the 1700 Block of Jenkins Street. Dispatch tells us a passerby saw the flames and called first responders at 4:54 Saturday afternoon. Our reporter on scene says two homes were involved and no o

WRDW-TV - 2017-12-17 01:15:00

‎Augusta‏ School Closed Friday Due to Sickness

Augusta Elementary was closed Friday, Dec. 15, due to a high number of cases of flu and those experiencing flu-like symptoms, resulting in poor attendance. Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said the district was acting in the best interest of students. She said extra care wi

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-12-16 23:32:31

Toys for Tots of ‎Augusta‏ looking for donations

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- In an effort to replenish twenty-five thousand dollars worth of merchandise that was stolen in October, Toys for Tots in Augusta is in need of donations. Many local businesses such as Panera, Academy Sports, and Belk, to name a few, have pitched in t

WRDW-TV - 2017-12-16 07:21:00

Cal Wray announced as ‎Augusta‏ Economic Development Authority President

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Picked out of sixty-two applicants, Cal Wray is the Augusta Economic Development Authority's new president. The 38-year-old currently serves as Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and Aspire Clark

WRDW-TV - 2017-12-16 04:52:00

‎Augusta‏ County Library starts new program for special needs adults

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - The Augusta County Library has started a new program. The library will now have an enrichment program for local adults with special needs. "Friday with Friends" will feature story time and activities for all ability levels. The program is open to all special needs adults

WHSV - 2017-12-16 03:26:00

‎Augusta‏ 's First Motorized Fire Truck to be Centerpiece of Local Fire Museum

AUGUSTA, Maine. (WABI) Augusta's first ever motorized fire truck was made in 1917. The 100-year-old White-Kress fire truck returned to the city years ago as a donation by a Vermont family. The truck still runs. It will be the centerpiece of the city's renovated fire headquarters. The plan is to set