Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the low 80s throughout the state, with clouds giving way to mostly sunny skies. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will report the latest coronavirus cases and deaths from the weekend by 9:30 a.m. today. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted full authorization for the use of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccination.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached the highest level in three months, as the delta virus continues to surge throughout the state. An increased number of hospitalizations at the Northern Light AR Gould hospital in Presque Isle have been more severe and among younger people.
Schools across Maine are making difficult decisions as students return to the classroom under worse COVID-19 conditions than a year ago.
That reverses course on a policy from earlier in the summer that made them optional.
The error awarded more weight than normal to two board members’ votes, meaning the policy to make masks optional would have narrowly failed.
Emergency medical services workers will have more time to comply with Maine’s new vaccine requirement for health care workers, and dispatchers will be exempt after a state regulator voted on Monday to slightly rein in Gov. Janet Mills’ mandate.
The school has only been in session for three days, one of which was cut short due to a heat advisory, and already is grappling with the impact of even one COVID-19 case.
Rep. Chris Johansen made the comment on Facebook in an apparent response to widespread news reports that he had attended last week’s rally shortly after the passing of his wife, Cindy Johansen.
They are just happy to be blocking and tackling anyone besides their teammates for the first time in 21 months.
He’d experienced racism in Bangor, but nothing like what was spray-painted on his car
Washington County, long one of the poorest counties in Maine, continues to struggle to retain residents after its population fell by more than 5 percent over the past decade.
The Rockport Harbor Hotel has faced pushback from a group of residents since the project was proposed in 2019.