Paul Koenig

Paul Koenig

Staff Writer

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@Paul_Koenig

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Latest Articles by Paul Koenig


April 22, 2014

Process underway to build Gardiner skate park

The Gardiner City Council at its meeting last week approved the use of a section of the Waterfront Park for skateboarding until a more permanent location can be found.


April 21, 2014

Low growth of women-owned businesses in Maine likely reflects state’s low population growth

A recently released report shows that while growth of women-owned businesses has slowed, it still outpaces the growth rate of men-owned businesses or those with combined ownership since 1997.


April 19, 2014

Dogs compete in agility competition in West Gardiner

Agility Central of Maine held one of its biannual agility competitions Saturday at Shamrock Stables.


April 19, 2014

Central Maine members of FirstPark in Oakland debate its worth

After 15 years the business center hasn’t come close to paying off taxpayers.


April 17, 2014

Gardiner proposes tax increase

Gardiner City Manager Scott Morelli presented a recommended budget to councilors Wednesday night with an 8 percent tax hike.


April 14, 2014

Gardiner city staff to recommend ways to close budget shortfall

Gardiner City Council is scheduled to hear a budget presentation from city staff at its Wednesday night meeting.


April 13, 2014

Kennebec Savings Bank changing structure

The Augusta bank’s changes will make it better prepared for a financial crisis and to give it more flexibility in the future.


April 8, 2014

Gardiner launches program to attract businesses to downtown

The program will offer financial incentives to established businesses looking to open a location downtown.


April 8, 2014

Medical marijuana facility proposal delayed in Gardiner

The Gardiner Planning Board had been expected to review a proposal for a medical marijuana growing facility this week, but the applicant hasn’t resubmitted his proposal yet after withdrawing it last month.


April 7, 2014

Longtime Augusta Seafood owners selling business

The North Belfast Avenue store has been operated by the Benedict family since the mid-1970s, but Bob Benedict said he’s hoping to retire by the end of the year.