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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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  • Published
    May 14, 2012

    UPDATE: Continual revving may have doomed trio found in Jeep

    WINDSOR — Although carbon monoxide is suspected by police, it could take weeks to determine what killed three people found over the weekend inside a Jeep off Crosby Road in Windsor.

  • Published
    May 13, 2012

    Windsor crash closes Route 32

  • Published
    May 13, 2012

    Woman who killed child seeks discharge

    AUGUSTA — A woman diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when she starved her 5-year-old daughter to death in 1993 asked a judge Friday to discharge her from state custody.

  • Published
    May 13, 2012

    UMA studies help graduate find her voice

    AUGUSTA — Even for the University of Maine at Augusta, where it seems stories of nontraditional students overcoming daunting obstacles to find success can be found hiding under nearly every graduate’s black cap and gown, Tessa Pyles has a unique success story to tell.

  • Published
    May 13, 2012

    647 great stories graduate

    AUGUSTA — Even for the University of Maine at Augusta, where it seems stories of nontraditional students overcoming daunting obstacles to find success can be found hiding under nearly every graduate’s black cap and gown, Tessa Pyles has a unique success story to tell.

  • Published
    May 13, 2012

    Toxic gas feared in 3 deaths

    WINDSOR — Three local residents were found dead Saturday after they apparently did some off-road riding and their Jeep became stuck in a bog.

  • Published
    May 12, 2012

    Mother who starved child to death in 1993 now seeking discharge

    AUGUSTA — A woman diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when she starved her 5-year-old daughter to death in 1993 asked a judge Friday to discharge her from state custody.

  • Published
    May 11, 2012

    Cony students: Ban cigarette butt litter

    AUGUSTA — A group of Cony High School freshmen wants the city to ban tossing cigarette butts where they don’t belong.

  • Published
    May 10, 2012

    Despite neighbors’ objections, board OKs church plan

    AUGUSTA — Over the objections of many neighbors, the Planning Board gave unanimous, but conditional, approval to a new home for Augusta Spiritualist Church on Townsend Road.

  • Published
    May 9, 2012

    Council to hear students’ anti-smoking ideas

    AUGUSTA — A group of Cony High School freshmen want smokers to stop littering the city — and the world — with their cigarette butts.

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