The U.S. agency leading the fight against COVID-19 gave up a crucial surveillance tool tracking the effectiveness of vaccines just as a troublesome new variant of the virus was emerging.
A video recording of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men allegedly engaging in massage parlor sex will be returned to prosecutors for destruction, a Florida judge ruled Friday, ending a two-year saga that tarnished the reputation of one of football’s most successful luminaries.
LOVELL – The Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library continues the Summer Speaker Series on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. featuring Dr. Peter Ellison, the John Cowles Research Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Ellison, a resident of Lovell, will take a look at […]
Public Advocate Barry Hobbins filed a request with the Maine Public Utilities Commission to open one or more investigations and implement remedies for the utility’s problems.
The study showed that disposable paper medical masks and two-layer cloth masks reduced droplet transmission.
If convicted, her parents face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000 on the most serious charge of aggravated drug furnishing.
HOULTON – Katahdin Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Annette Beaton to vice president, community banking officer. She joined Katahdin in 1987 and has served in various positions, including teller, loan clerk, branch manager, and retail services officer. “Annette has been a valued employee of Katahdin since we opened our Houlton branch in […]
A fire that burned down an historic covered bridge in Aroostook County is suspected to be the result of arson, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss.
The delta strain of the coronavirus spread widely in a series of densely packed summer events and large public gatherings in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in early July, raising further concerns about the highly transmissible variant.
Ralph Tripp Jr., 37, of Bangor is charged with two counts of aggravated drug trafficking, both Class A crimes, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
Some players are willing to endure daily testing, wearing masks, physical distancing and more restrictions to avoid the vaccine.
Letters to the editor for Saturday, July 31, 2021: Hampden confederate flag, prioritizing child care access, support local fire department and oppose NECEC
David Krejci is leaving the Boston Bruins after 14 NHL seasons to continue his hockey career in his native Czech Republic.
“The overriding goal of all this outreach, and the main objective of the president’s Iran policy, should be to support the efforts of Iran’s people to achieve a democratic transition,” Eli Lake writes.
Six people have been arrested for allegedly selling drugs throughout Penobscot and Hancock counties following a five month investigation by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
The state campaign finance regulator voted Friday to investigate a $150,000 contribution to the Maine Democratic Party in 2018 that came from a firm with no clear presence or sources of revenue.
The company is also encouraging customers to wear masks in those stores and doubling the financial incentive for workers to get the vaccine.
KITna Brewing’s founders noticed that very few non-alcoholic beer options were available at all, and none of them tasted good.
“The big concern is that the next variant that might emerge — just a few mutations potentially away — could potentially evade our vaccines.”