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Augusta pitches plan to increase downtown patrols

The city of Augusta is proposing to spend more than $14,000 to increase police patrols downtown after merchants complained about various safety issues with vagrants.

Augusta workers raise concerns about downtown safety

Workers in downtown Augusta are seeking help from the city after saying they’ve been attacked and threatened and seen synthetic chemicals used by "street...

Developer sells Augusta building for $1.7M

Dirigo Capital Advisors has sold a building in Augusta for $1.7 million as part of its efforts to focus energy on other developments and sell $25 million of its assets in the...

Augusta firm acquires Conn. printing company

J.S. McCarthy Printers, an Augusta-based company, has acquired a printing company in Stamford, Connecticut, as part of its business growth strategy.

MaineGeneral Health seeks layoffs, position cuts

MaineGeneral Health, the Augusta-based health care network, is planning to lay off 16 full-time employees and eliminate 112 unfilled positions.

National firm buys central Maine medical buildings

A national medical real estate investment firm has purchased $19 million worth of medical buildings in central Maine, including one leased by MaineGeneral Health in Oakland.

Summit completes 68-mile natural gas pipeline

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has completed its 68-mile transmission pipeline that will eventually deliver natural gas to 17 communities in central Maine.

Flooding closes Dexter's Main Street businesses

Downtown businesses and several roads in the central Maine town of Dexter were closed Wednesday due to flooding from the east branch of the Sebasticook River.

Mattson gets Muskie School as tenant at former hospital

The owner of MaineGeneral’s former East Chestnut Street hospital in Augusta has signed an agreement with a first tenant for the redevelopment project, the University of...

Augusta to file complaint against CMP

Augusta city officials have directed their attorney to file a complaint against Central Maine Power Co., arguing the company is improperly supporting a bill on behalf of its sister...