Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the low to high 30s from north to south, with clouds eventually parting for mostly sunny skies. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Another six deaths and 313 more coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Monday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The death toll now stands at 438. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.
A Dexter school will switch to remote instruction only this week after two people tested positive and were determined to have been in close contact with 51 staff and students.
“Little did I know when I arrived in the Senate Chamber at 12:30 p.m. just how turbulent and dangerous the day would be, with the Capitol occupied, a police officer murdered and rioters breaking windows, looting offices and attempting to block the certification of an American election,” U.S. Sen. Susan Collins writes.
While Susan Collins’ carefully worded criticism is mostly buried in a narrative account of her experience, it uses language mirroring the Democratic impeachment article and her first OpEd bluntly criticizing Trump when she refused to endorse him in 2016.
U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine’s 2nd District announced Monday that he will favor impeaching President Donald Trump as Democrats look to begin the process for the second time in his presidency for inciting last week’s riot at the Capitol.
The FBI said it has no evidence of armed protests in Maine and other New England states after the agency circulated a memo saying they were being planned in all 50 state capitals ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Investigator can’t confirm noose was left in Washington Academy classroom
Though the school could not verify that a noose was left intentionally in the teacher’s classroom, it has taken steps to address complaints about alleged racist or discriminatory acts at the private East Machias school.
A newly built facility on the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center campus in Bangor is set to open later this month, housing older patients with severe mental illness from across Maine.
State health officials Monday ordered the Walgreens pharmacy chain to send almost 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses it had no immediate plans to administer to two Lewiston hospitals that needed to vaccinate more health care providers.
Biden has set a goal to raise the cap to admit 125,000 refugees annually, restoring the number to Obama-era levels after Trump capped the limit at 15,000. That would have an effect on Maine’s refugee population.
Many Mainers used their first stimulus check last April to pay for daily necessities or rent. Some saved it. With the virus in its 11th month in the state and infections and deaths still high, are Mainers using the money for other purposes now?
That’s the kind of photo that would get you out the door during hunting season, though, just on the off chance that you might cross paths with the buck again.