Today is Wednesday. Temperatures will be in the mid-teens to low 30s from north to south, with cloudy skies across the state and a chance for snow to the south. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Twelve more Mainers have died and another 980 coronavirus cases were reported across the state since Saturday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The statewide death toll now stands at 1,348. Check out our tracker for more information.
The community of Blue Hill has become the latest to use American Rescue Plan funding to recognize its frontline workers, and on Monday night, voters approved more than $16,000 in extra compensation for its fire department and town hall staff.
The number of Mainers hospitalized with COVID-19 continued to climb on Tuesday, when 367 Mainers afflicted with the coronavirus were hospitalized, 110 were in critical care and 59 were on ventilators.
Patients filled nearly nine out of 10 inpatient beds in Penobscot County as of Friday.
Among children younger than 5, who remain ineligible for any COVID-19 vaccines, about 1 out of every 71 tested positive in November alone.
Flush with $260 million over two years, Maine’s counties must choose whether to spend it on traditional services or expand on their limited civic roles.
The pandemic highlighted the importance of face-to-face collaboration in an office, but it will take time for the market to play out as businesses hone their at-work strategies.
Bangor has removed 43 buildings from its list of condemned properties since March 2020
The region is in a more precarious state entering this winter because of heating oil and liquefied natural gas shortages.
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., and the public can listen to a feed on the U.S. Supreme Court’s website.
Jordan Stevens, who has been the co-defensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Yale University, will replace Nick Charlton, the team announced on Tuesday.
The council must call a special election to be held no sooner than 127 days after the seats were vacated, and it could fall on the next regular election in June 2022.
Chonky, chunky, big-boned and rotund. That’s how people around the state are describing gray squirrels this season.