Today is Thursday. Temperatures will be in the low 50s throughout the state, with mostly cloudy skies in the north and partly sunny skies in the south. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Seven more Mainers have died and another 620 COVID-19 cases reported across the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The statewide death toll stands at 1,154.
The number of people getting final doses or booster shots in Maine has continued to climb, and the Maine CDC announced on Wednesday that more than 75 percent of eligible Mainers, or those over the age of 12, have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
As state COVID cases continue to stay stubbornly high, despite Maine’s vaccination rate, the Aroostook County Jail reported that more than 70 people who are held or work at the facility have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Many schools are already preparing for the shots, hopeful that they can keep students in the classroom during a year that’s been prone to schedule disruptions.
Accusations that educators are teaching the academic concept in the district’s classrooms have now taken center stage in RSU 22.
The documents detail a far-reaching scheme in which the head of the conspiracy allegedly gave cops ownership interests in his company and brand new “company” cars in exchange for confidential information that he used to benefit his business.
Hunters have joined an odd political alliance backing Question 3 that includes organic farmers and the Green Independent Party.
Homesteader Kara Buck didn’t want Sir Billy headbutting and injuring one of her children. So she found a solution: pool noodles.
Lowe Hardware has outgrown its existing facility and wants to construct a new building on Pleasant Street.
Ella Hosford has scored 59 goals, two more than previous record-holder Shelby Pickering (2003) from Lee Academy.
Few hunters will be able to tell the kind of story Cameron Albert of Newburgh has from his first day of hunting deer.