The title to the historic 164-acre Howard Hill property formally passed from the Kennebec Land Trust to the City of Augusta on March 23.Read More
When the Maine Pulp and Paper Association, an industry advocacy group, closed its doors due to lack of membership earlier this year, it seemed that King Paper was dead.
It isn’t. It’s just no longer in charge.
At a forum sponsored by E2Tech, an organization focused on environmental technology and energy, it appears industry leaders are moving on.
The agreement among the state, the city and the Kennebec Land Trust could commit the city to spend money to comply with future state regulations.Read More
January Men and Then Some will perform at Longfellow's Greenhouse in Manchester.Read More
While no vote was taken Thursday, the council appears to support the city manager's conclusion that the project is worth the risk of having to spend money later to comply with future state rules.Read More
The Kennebec Land Trust has announced the dates and speakers for its 15th annual March Lyceum lecture series.Read More
Accepting the 164-acre Howard Hill could commit the city to spend money to comply with future state rulesRead More
Once skeptical of buying private lands for public use, I now see the benefit for future generations.Read More
The backdrop to the State House will not be developed and must stay open for public use.Read More
Theresa Kerchner, executive director of the Winthrop-based land trust, said people in the area have suggested for decades that the land needed to be preserved.Read More
The Kennebec Land Trust is richer these days with the addition of 26 acres on Horseshoe Island in Cobbossee Lake.Read More
Area schools made the trip to Kennebec Land Trust's Governor Curtis Homestead.Read More
John Rosmarin had long thought that donating to the Kennebec Land Trust was 'a marvelous idea.'Read More
The fruit has dwindled since settlers helped it flourish on Mount Pisgah in Winthrop. Now 4 acres have been set aside to germinate a rebirth.Read More
The Kennebec Land Trust wants to parlay 29 acres into an 82-acre conservation area.Read More
Kennebec Land Trust will honor four land donors at its 28th annual meeting set for Sunday, Aug. 21, at Camp Winnebago on Echo Lake.Read More
The governor's Office of Policy Management questions the appraisal values given to Howard Hill in Augusta, Clapboard Island in Falmouth and Brave Boat Headwaters in Kittery.Read More
The governor has released $11.5 million in Land for Maine's Future bonds, but some conservationists fear his efforts to scuttle the Howard Hill project are not over.Read More
Howard Hill, 164 acres that provide a wooded, undeveloped backdrop to the State House tucked between otherwise largely developed areas of Augusta and Hallowell, now belongs to the Kennebec Land Trust.Read More
The Kennebec Land Trust plans to purchase Howard Hill, a 164-acre parcel behind the State House, with the help of a loan after Gov. LePage withheld voter-approved bond funding promised to the project.Read More