Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the high 30s to low 40s from north to south, with rain and snow throughout the statewide. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Another Mainer died and another 142 coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Sunday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The death toll statewide is now 703. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.
The Augusta hospital that came under fire for offering early coronavirus vaccines to donors last month had been cited by the state earlier in January for violating COVID-19 prevention protocols.
Maine has seen few changes since November, when Gov. Janet Mills delayed bar reopenings and reduced indoor gathering limits.
No one could have guessed before the pandemic that Maine’s most rural counties would become the hottest real estate markets in the state.
The age-based system replaces a previous plan to prioritize adults with underlying conditions as well as some frontline workers after Mainers age 70 and older who are currently eligible, and would be the only one in the country exactly like it.
PLUS: Maine hospitals anticipate another surge in demand for COVID-19 vaccines after state officials announced residents aged 60 and older would be next in line for shots, an extension to a greater population than previously anticipated.
ALSO: A federal advisory panel recommended a third COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the U.S. on Friday, a development certain to accelerate the immunization effort in Maine and across the country. Here’s what Mainers need to know about the new 1-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill still easily cleared the chamber in an early win for President Joe Biden.
Roger Morneault, a licensed master plumber from St. Agatha, has designed an ice cutting machine and ice disc spinner he hopes will help Maine reclaim the title.
Penobscot and Piscataquis counties have the highest backlog of criminal cases than anywhere else in the state
That’s likely the result of prosecutors in those two counties continuing to file more charges than their counterparts elsewhere, and offering defendants fewer favorable plea deals to resolve cases.
The new track would be built on unused land next to the tennis courts at Hermon High School. As part of the $2.2 million project, the town would also renovate Pottle Field, where Hermon High athletes play soccer and football, and add a storage building and bleachers.
They are also known as book scorpions because they are often found around books preying on book lice.
We don’t have wild boars here in Maine. And that’s a good thing.