Today is Wednesday. Temperatures will be in the mid-60s to mid-70s from north to south, with a chance for rain and thunderstorms throughout the state. Here’s what were talking about in Maine today.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday. No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide death toll at 882.
More than 70 percent of Mainers over the age of 20 have been vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 80 percent of Mainers over the age of 50 are fully vaccinated.
It’s the latest step toward the development of the 6-mile connector that has been in the works and debated for decades.
The solar farm will generate enough energy to power 350 Bangor homes.
That’s according to a new analysis from the Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com that reviewed 300 metropolitan areas across the country. In that ranking, Bangor came in at No. 9, while the Portland-South Portland metropolitan area fell just shy of the top 5 at No. 6.
Attracting cultural tourists has been a long-time goal for economic development, but selling the area as a tourist destination could commodify and dilute its culture all the same.
Under the new timeline, the independent redistricting commission will have 45 days to come up with legislative and congressional maps after the census data are released.
The news of the deposit comes just a year after Maine was facing the prospect of large budget shortfalls as the pandemic hammered state revenues.
Lawmakers have decided on leadership for a new broadband agency equipped with $150 million and tasked with a mandate to achieve universal high-speed internet in Maine.
The history of high school basketball in Aroostook County is to be found, in long-ago stored scorebooks, yearbooks, scrapbooks and memorabilia that reflect an era of sports that wasn’t captured on web pages and livestreams.