Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the high 20s to high 30s from north to south, with mostly sunny skies throughout the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will report the latest COVID-19 data from the weekend by 9:30 a.m. Check out our tracker for more information.
More and more communities across the state are casting aside indoor mask mandates for schools after the Maine CDC’s guidance shifted last week.
Some families are thrilled that their children no longer have to wear masks, while others say they’re still tentative and urging their kids to keep wearing face coverings for now.
The official global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 6 million on Monday — underscoring that the pandemic, now entering its third year, is far from over.
Gas was most expensive in greater Portland and lowest but still nearing record levels in Bangor and points north.
PLUS: Gas prices in most of Maine topped $4 per gallon over the weekend as war in the Ukraine intensifies and the U.S. and European allies discuss a Russian oil import ban.
Lawmakers cite the need to keep road and bridge funding stable while gas prices shoot up around the country.
Zachary Swain estimated he spent 3 1/2 years in solitary confinement using a state definition of at least 23 hours in a cell a day.
The Maine medical examiner’s office has yet to release or identify how 46-year-old Jeremy Lau died last week.
Rockland slapped with lawsuit claiming former police officer used excessive force against an 81-year-old woman
Former Officer Micheal Rolerson allegedly grabbed Glennis Lane, “then proceeded to batter, manhandle, and otherwise use unnecessary force towards Ms. Lane, causing multiple visual injuries and bruises.”
A review found a physician assistant failed to document the patient’s suicidal statements or examine his slashed wrist.
When Jackson selectmen signed a permit in 2020 to open five municipal roads to ATVs, they did it without asking for the input of town residents.
From shooting and killing a moose while training to falling asleep on a trail and being treated for mild hypothermia during the Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Race, Caleb Hayes had one turbulent racing season.
At a time when local shoemakers and cobblers have largely disappeared, Tammy Bernard is one of the few Mainers still crafting leather boots.