Working in cooperation with the City of Augusta, the Kennebec Land Trust is raising funds to purchase and permanently conserve the 164-acre Howard Hill property. Howard Hill is the scenic backdrop to the State House, but also a large and diverse natural area in the middle of Augusta.Read More
AUGUSTA — A project that would preserve the wooded backdrop to the Maine State House has a problem in the Maine State House.
Howard Hill is caught in a political battle: Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says the governor doesn’t want to sell $11.4 million in voter-approved bonds as he tries to gain support for a plan that would increase the amount of timber harvested on state land to pay for energy efficiency programs.Read More