Despite a fragile health care system and a strong distrust of the federal government, which was reinforced by the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico now has one of the highest vaccination rates of any U.S. state or territory.
t’s another example of how the opioid epidemic has worsened during the pandemic, with 2021 on track to be the deadliest year yet for drug overdoses.
What used to be a bad day is now every day in Maine’s hospitals.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell lived up to their reputation as one of the nation’s best defensive teams in a 2-0 win over the University of Maine.
BANGOR — Christmas is for Kids brings the holiday spirit to life for local children and families in need through the charitable act of gift-giving. This 40-year tradition is a partnership between Penquis and Blueberry Broadcasting and allows community members to sponsor a child or family this holiday season. This year 1,200 children can be […]
BANGOR — Chabad of Bangor will light a 9-foot public Chanukah menorah at Peirce Park on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m., the third night of the eight-day Festival of Lights. The event will feature a juggler, music, latkes, and donuts. Complimentary Hanukkah menorahs and candles will be distributed as well for participants to light at home. “Everyone is especially excited about Hanukkah this year,” […]
When the Elizabeth Mine cleanup was completed earlier this year, the EPA final price tag came in at $103 million.
Despite the banning of flights, there are mounting concerns that the variant has already been widely seeded around the world.
About 95 percent of this year’s herring quota has been harvested as of Nov. 23.
The Casco Bay communities will invest a half million dollars to restore salt marshes and beach dunes, make rain gardens to reduce storm-water runoff and landscape parks to reduce flooding and runoff.
A shorter interval, such as two months, could compromise the body’s ability to establish a durable immune response.
To his critics, it’s a stretch to blame all the nation’s problems on COVID-19 or to think that containing the virus will solve them.
The former New Jersey governor may be plotting a political comeback with the 2024 campaign in mind.
“Stop demeaning women in politics by publishing “news” stories about their fashion and clothing choices while reporting on policy priorities of their male counterparts,” Krysta West writes.
“Could it be that the Democratic Party is trying to ensure an election victory in 2024 by buying the votes of every minority group they can give our tax dollars to?” Leo Mazerall Jr. writes.
“Young people have First Amendment rights — not only the right to speak but the right to access and use the resources of the school or public library, free from any censorship that arises from disapproval of a book’s content or views.”
Pepper’s Landing is named after Old Town native Ralph “Pepper” Martin, who was born in 1914 and was a Maine Guide from 1930 to 1980.
“Copious amounts of money are spent here in Maine and around the United States on swaying votes by wealthy “outside influencers,” which in turn becomes very costly to Mainers to combat this “outside influence,” Joseph Sleeper II writes.
Donovan Houle went the entirety of the Black Bears’ 2020-21 season without a goal, but made a comeback with four goals in the last five games.