Today is Friday. Temperatures will be in the low 30s to mid-40s from north to south, with a chance for snow in the north and partly sunny skies in the south. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Four more Mainers have died and another 289 coronavirus cases reported across the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The statewide death toll now stands 2,140. Check our tracker for more information.
The number of hospitalizations has reached a nearly seven-month low, with just 128 Mainers in the hospital with coronavirus, down from 131 the day before and down from a record high of 436 set on Jan. 13.
This comes as data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 10 of Maine’s counties have fallen to low community transmission rates, with rates remaining high only in Aroostook County.
On Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration said that it would extend masking requirements for public transportation, including planes, buses, trains and transit hubs, until April 18.
“The Ukrainian military is in dire need of more lethal aid,” the senators, including Susan Collins, wrote Thursday, calling on the Defense Department.
The proposed changes would allow for a more flexible approach to housing in nearly 80 percent of Belfast.
A law Congress passed in the 1980s will only allow the 50-acre parcel owned by Acadia National Park to be turned into a transfer station.
From fashion trends and technology to local politics and architecture, John Martin dutifully noted almost everything in his journals.
The utility will eventually replace the entire transmission line, but will start with a section that runs between Dedham and Ellsworth.
The developer said the escrow funds do little to propel the project anyway because of skyrocketing material costs and shortages.
Change was slow in coming to the society dedicated to Yankee history.
New applications included a reference letter from First National Bank, which said it would consider financing the project if approved.
Like Mainers taking a peek into the refrigerator to see they have enough food and coffee brandy, birds can tell if there’s enough food to survive the winter.