Five more Mainers have died and another 334 coronavirus cases reported across the state since the weekend, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That brings the statewide death toll to 2,653 as of Tuesday morning. Check out our tracker for more information.
Maine has had three governors who only served a day, four who served multiple, nonconsecutive terms and four who died in office.
Both parties are framing inflation and abortion as top issues this election season, with voting day looming less than a week away.
The Bangor Water District never publicly announced the worker’s death, as other public agencies have when people die on the job.
Timothy Folster and Carol May are running for reelection while Zachary Wyles, a recent University of Maine graduate, is also on the ballot.
Sarah Collins received the award for her work creating a “living classroom” for her students.
A cold spell will likely put pressure on Mainer’s wallets, with the price of natural gas and oil expected to remain high through the winter.
The task force is working to identify safety issues that are common factors in motorcycle fatalities, including lack of helmets and training.
That acreage, near the Whalesback, serves as habitat for inland waterfowl, wading birds, brook trout and Atlantic salmon.
The Maine Appalachian Trail Club, which maintains the state’s 267 miles of trails, is expecting a shortfall of federal funding in the future.
“Further degradation of our fisheries will cost the state. We should be looking at providing more protection to our fish, not less.”
If you’ve ever had a hunch that there’s a day of the week that’s better to spot a buck, you might be on to something.
You can get a head start on next year’s pest control by starting to destroy slug eggs as soon as you find them this fall.
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Correction: A previous version of this story included an inaccurate statement. The Bangor Water District informed public agencies of the death and did not fail to disclose it.