Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the low teens to high 20s from north to south, with sunshine throughout the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will update the latest COVID-19 cases since Saturday by 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Check out our tracker for more information.
Maine digs out from huge snowstorm
Following a Nor’easter that pummeled the state with heavy snow and wind, Mainers now have to worry about poor visibility and digging themselves out.
PLUS: Here are some pics from Saturday’s storm and of Mainers — and pets — who are (or not so much) enjoying it.
Maine’s COVID vaccine disparities are even greater among young kids
The percentage of a county’s population with a bachelor’s degree or higher was the strongest predictor of a higher vaccination rate in a Bangor Daily News analysis of vaccination data.
His recent push reflects Republican attempts to run on the issue in 2022, even though Golden has generally voted with them on border measures during his two terms.
Maine’s busiest airport is not in Portland or Bangor
Last year, Sanford saw nearly 40,000 takeoffs and landings, exceeding much larger airports in both Portland and Bangor.
A group that runs Bangor-area sober homes just opened its 10th in less than 4 years
Fresh Start Sober Living has 200 applications pending for its 75 beds, but just one opening.
Company behind planned Bucksport salmon farm caught in legal tussle
Emergent Holdings, is being sued by GNP Consulting, an Indiana-based firm that Emergent brought on to aid with aquaculture projects and later terminated.
While many stayed home for the storm, winter sports enthusiasts headed out with augurs and poles for two annual ice fishing derbies.
PLUS: Kids were the star performers of the day Sunday at the Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby.
The settlement with Johnson & Johnson comes on the heels of a year in which Maine set a record of 636 overdose deaths.
The granular look at one piece of the public university’s past recruiting efforts comes amid a reckoning around race-based admissions at American institutions.