Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be subzero in the north and the low teens in the south, with sunny skies throughout the state. With the wind today, temperatures may plunge as low as minus 34 degrees in parts of the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will release the latest data on COVID-19 cases from the weekend by 9:30 a.m. Check out our tracker for more information.
Following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released last month, a Lewiston hospital has allowed health care personnel that are asymptomatic or have mild coronavirus symptoms to continue working, as St. Mary’s Hospital continues to battle staffing shortages and a COVID surge that has sent hospitalizations soaring.
On Monday, a record 403 Mainers were hospitalized across the state with coronavirus. The state’s previous record of 399 was set Saturday.
The Biden administration on Monday ordered that insurance companies to cover the cost of up to eight at-home COVID-19 tests, as the nation battles a surge brought by the omicron variant.
The decision highlights the challenges that omicron poses for Maine’s stressed health care system, as the highly contagious variant spreads rapidly.
In its 2018 post-mortem, the Maine Republican Party attributed Bruce Poliquin’s loss, in part, to his inability to “generate a ‘Trump-like’ energy.”
Residents are organizing to stop St. Joseph Hospital from demolishing four buildings on Broadway that are more than a century old.
The Geaghan Brothers Brewing Co. plans to close its present brewing site in Brewer once the Bangor facility is fully functional.
There’s few offerings on Mount Desert Island for real estate listings available for less than half a million dollars — well out of most people’s budgets.
What they saw was a disease that could wreak havoc on Maine’s porcupine population.
Sarah Havener Brown is one of the few but growing number of hardy folk in Hancock County who bravely dip into Maine’s frigid waters come winter.
Thanks to a $225,000 federal grant, the farm-to-school movement will put more local food on more school lunch trays throughout the state.
Mayo Street Arts, situated in a 19th-century church, is well known for its family-friendly music, dance and puppetry programming.
A wind chill advisory is in effect in Bangor until mid-morning Tuesday, with the wind chill expected to dip to 30 degrees below zero.
With this cold weather, it can be a bit of a challenge to enjoy the outdoors, but it’s not impossible.