Today is Friday. Temperatures will be in the 30s throughout the state, with decreasing clouds from north to south. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Three more Mainers have died and another 847 coronavirus cases were reported across the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The death toll now stands at 1,330.
After the rollout of vaccine and booster shots, outbreaks at Maine nursing homes became less deadly, with the number of residents who died from the coronavirus dropping by 50 percent.
As of Thursday, there are 576 Maine schools that have reported cases in the past 30 days, while 193 experienced outbreaks.
Only two states — Vermont and Massachusetts — have a higher vaccination rate among newly eligible children than Maine.
It is likely that Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor will identify Maine’s first case of the omicron variant.
But it could be an uphill battle and risky political fight in a state that has some of the strongest legal protections for abortion of any U.S. state
Carine Reeves is asking that his indictment be dismissed because his trial was not held within 120 days following his return to Maine from New York.
“There was a lack of exposure and our immune systems just don’t have as many antibodies as we used to have,” said Stephanie Panella, who works with Northern Light’s respiratory assessment team.
Bringing the Bradford pear tree to Maine seemed like a good idea at the time.
The team’s veteran players have been inconsistent this season, with long droughts between scoring opportunities and fewer goals than last year.
While winter in the Pine Tree State is no joke, it doesn’t have to break you as long as you are prepared.