Today is Monday. Temperatures will rise to the high 60s along the coast and low 70s inland, with rain throughout the state in the late afternoon. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Another 50 coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Sunday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide death toll at 845. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.
Gov. Janet Mills announced Friday that the pandemic state of emergency will end June 30, making Maine the latest state to commit to ending the status as vaccination rates rise. Mainers have been living under the emergency order since March 2020.
The transformation at a building that once housed a global auto parts manufacturer shows how local startups are gaining momentum in the Bangor region, gradually becoming something that could power the region’s future growth.
All 84 officers in the Bangor Police Department will now be equipped with body cameras.
These so-called breakthrough infections are rare, with only 426 fully vaccinated Mainers contracting COVID-19.
Gov. Janet Mills’ tendency to stay out of legislative fights until the last minute is causing frustration in a session that has led lawmakers to vote on bills in marathon spurts.
“I can’t see myself doing anything else. I don’t know what I’d do if I weren’t a fisherman.”
Tim Lander was listening intently, fully expecting the 2021 lottery would end like all the others — with him not being among the lucky permit winners. He picked up his phone to find congratulatory texts and emails from brothers Billy and Chris, among others. His name had been drawn.
ALSO: Search the full list to see if you’re one of the lucky winners in the 2021 Maine moose permit lottery.
The Whole-Family Lot at Mount Hope Cemetery will allow people to be buried with the cremated remains of their family pet — the first such option to be allowed in a cemetery in Maine.
Islesboro teens spent years raising money for their senior trip. Instead, they used the money to vaccinate the island.
The efforts paid off. Islesboro has a 99 percent vaccination rate for COVID-19.
Clark Island is just too popular for the eight parking spots currently available for visitors.