The changes show that, though many longtime downtown businesses have closed in the past decade, downtown Ellsworth is as vibrant as ever.
Maine will leave the decision on masking in schools to individual districts but is redoubling efforts to vaccinate teachers and older students eligible for vaccines as the school year begins.
Burials at green cemeteries use more environmentally friendly practices than traditional methods.
Some schools in The County will have to wait until the last minute to make the call on whether to require masks or leave the choice up to parents.
“At the Supreme Court, the issue may be broader than whether abortion is a protected right,” Gordon L. Weil writes.
An historic schooner, used to give tours, capsized on the Kennebec River on Friday afternoon.
The Senate further advanced a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan Friday with a bipartisan group of senators helping it clear one more hurdle and bracing to see if support can hold during the next few days of debate and efforts to amend it.
A New Hampshire man joined his wife in pleading guilty to federal charges for their role in a sex trafficking operation that coerced Chinese women into prostitution in New England.
The NCAA Board of Governors on Friday called for a constitutional convention in November, the first step toward launching dramatic reform in how the sprawling, multibillion-dollar enterprise of college sports is governed for years to come.
Two leading obstetricians’ groups on Friday recommended COVID-19 shots for all pregnant women, citing concerns over rising cases and low vaccination rates.
Another Maine connection to the Summer Olympics has emerged.
A man has died after a crash involving three vehicles on Route 1 in Littleton on Friday morning.
The Walt Disney Company has joined other large companies in requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
“All I could think about was, how are they going to tell my boy I’m gone? I was scared, but I knew you were doing everything you could for me.”
Masks are now recommended for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people in Hancock, Somerset and Waldo counties as the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that transmission rates in these counties has increased.
All staff at Millinocket Regional Hospital will be required to be fully vaccinated with either Pfizer or Modern vaccines within six weeks of final approval by the Food and Drug Administration, officials said.
Natalie Goldberg will read from her latest book “Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku” on The Poets Corner, Sunday, Aug. 15. In conversation with The Poets Corner co-founder Meg Weston, Natalie Goldberg will talk about Zen practice, writing and reading haiku and her journey to Japan to understand […]
Bank of America has announced that the two Maine students selected as Student Leaders (#BofAStudentLeaders) have started their paid summer internship experience of workforce skills, leadership and civic engagement with local nonprofits Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine and United Way of Southern Maine. This year, students have the option to voluntarily participate in […]
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.