Keith Edwards covers the city of Augusta and towns of Manchester and Windsor, writing feature stories and covering breaking news, local people and events, and local politics. He has worked at the Kennebec Journal since 1995, having previously worked at the Camden Herald. He was born and raised in Winthrop and graduated from the University of Maine at Orono with a degree in political science. He is married and has a dog and cat. A lifelong Mainer, he enjoys skiing, hiking, canoeing, camping, and cooking out but spends most of his “off” time restoring and maintaining his 170, or so, year-old home in Richmond.

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  • April 19, 2011

    Augusta’s project runway in the wings

    AUGUSTA — The main runway at Augusta State Airport could soon close for repair, meaning no commercial flights in or out of Augusta for up to two months.

  • April 14, 2011

    City planners sign off on new hospital project

    AUGUSTA — MaineGeneral Medical Center’s planned new regional hospital in north Augusta has the approval of the city Planning Board.

  • April 14, 2011

    Board approves MaineGeneral’s hospital plan

    AUGUSTA — MaineGeneral Medical Center’s planned new regional hospital in north Augusta has the approval of the city Planning Board.

  • April 14, 2011

    Dealership plan under microscope

    AUGUSTA — O’Connor Motors wants to expand to the adjacent former Kirschner plant. But the plan has prompted worries about noise and light coming from the Riverside Drive site.

  • April 13, 2011

    MaineGeneral hospital approved in Augusta

    AUGUSTA – MaineGeneral Medical Center’s planned new regional hospital in north Augusta won approval from the Planning Board late Tuesday night.

  • April 13, 2011

    Proposal for museum on Augusta council agenda

    AUGUSTA — Primarily privately funded proposals to create a museum in tribute to the city’s workers, and a branch of a financial institution at Capital Area Technical Center, face City Council scrutiny Thursday.

  • April 13, 2011

    City planners delay action on expanded convenience store

    AUGUSTA — Planners delayed action on a proposal to bring a larger convenience store to a controversial spot which sits between busy Western Avenue and a neighborhood of historic homes after residents expressed concern the bigger store could have a bigger impact on their neighborhood.

  • April 12, 2011

    New MaineGeneral plan heading to Augusta planners for approval

    AUGUSTA — MaineGeneral Medical Center’s plans for a new regional hospital in north Augusta are up for potential final Planning Board approval tonight.

  • April 12, 2011

    Assistant job might become 2 deans posts

    AUGUSTA — The position of assistant principal now split between two elementary schools may become two dean of students positions — one for each of the two schools — under a proposal the Board of Education is to consider Wednesday.

  • April 12, 2011

    MaineGeneral’s plan for new hospital before planners

    AUGUSTA — MaineGeneral Medical Center’s plans for a new regional hospital in north Augusta are up for potential final Planning Board approval tonight.