Today is Thursday. Temperatures will be in the low 70s to mid-80s with mostly cloudy skies and a chance for rain throughout the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Another two Mainers died and 61 coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Wednesday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s the fourth straight day when new cases fell below 100. The statewide death now stands at 827. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.
Maine will expand the use of rapid testing to allow workers in high-risk industries to get tested for COVID-19 as often as twice a week, the state announced Wednesday.
State health officials are happy with the program and exploring other ways to incentivize people to get the vaccine as roughly 350,000 eligible Mainers ages 12 and older remain unvaccinated.
Creating affordable units has been a challenge in Bangor, whose residents have a median household income more than 15 percent lower than the rest of Maine.
A decision to temporarily rename a Madawaska road ended in a Twitter storm as two unlikely forces collided: longtime Massachusetts sports radio personality Kirk Minihane and the Madawaska Board of Selectmen.
Rep. John Andrews of Paris was one of seven members who initially defied the mask mandate last week after Gov. Janet Mills lifted the mask requirement for vaccinated people in indoor settings.
The vision for the new theater is not just to show movies, but also to be a true community gathering space for people who live in Milbridge and surrounding towns.
New artwork in Belfast features swathes of rainbow-colored silk on a base of sumptuous black velvet. From a distance, it’s pretty. But up close, it tells a darker story.
The old turf on Morse Field at Alfond Stadium in Orono has already been removed and the new FieldTurf surface will be installed beginning next week.
With summer travel around the corner, tourists will be arriving before we know it. But before they do, Mainers have an opportunity to enjoy the most popular regions of the state.