Today is Friday. Temperatures will be in the low 20s to low 40s from north to south, with a chance for light snow and cloudy across much of the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
Three Mainers have died and another 1,555 COVID-19 cases have been reported across the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The statewide death toll now stands at 1,626. Check out our tracker for more information.
A record of 436 Mainers are hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state as of Thursday, according to the Maine CDC. That’s up from the previous record of 413, set Wednesday.
Southern Maine Community College in South Portland and Brunswick, the largest community college in Maine, will hold its first week of classes remotely beginning on Tuesday, with in-person instruction set to return on Jan. 24. Others are considering such a shift amid the rapid spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19.
Maine has not required mask wearing since last May even as infections have risen rapidly in recent months.
One player on the men’s team tested positive, while the women’s team had two.
Casella Waste Systems currently uses a flare system that burns off the methane it collects from the decomposition of organic waste at the landfill.
Moose hunters had their third-lowest success rate in the 41-year history of Maine’s hunt.
The Maine Prisoner Reentry Network plays a key role in the state’s effort to curb the number of Mainers who eventually return to jail or prison.
WoodenBoat has weathered the digital hurricane that has devastated other print publications, a fact attributed to its avid readers and timeless content.
The huge jump in medical calls for the department is a result of the requirements of its license from the state to provide emergency medical services.
Roaming bears, brawling moose and the Northern Lights are all glimpses of Aroostook County life Paul Cyr has brought to viewers across the globe.