Amilio Samaroo was arrested at about 4 a.m. April 9, 2020, following the standoff with police who responded to a domestic violence call at Samaroo’s home on Clewleyville Road.
Gov. Chris Sununu said New Hampshire will not be issuing new mask guidance following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation that even fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas where COVID-19 transmission is substantial or high.
Last year’s ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19.
“Whatever your opinion about the wisdom or lack of it in this decision in response to the virus, it should be obvious that this is going to result in fewer new people taking the vaccine than might have otherwise,” Matt Gagnon writes.
The dating of adjacent rock layers indicates the samples of the ancient sponges are about 890 million years old, which would make them about 350 million years older than the oldest undisputed sponge fossils previously found.
In a letter to the Vermont-based ice cream maker, the lawmakers said they were “standing together against the shameful actions” of the company.
Brian Adam Corvino, 33, said his mother had written his name in a book police found to frame him.
The CDC’s new guidance applies to places with at least 50 new cases per 100,000 people in the last week, which is roughly 60 percent of all U.S. counties, federal officials said.
The U.S. now faces a surge in cases fueled by vaccine holdouts and the highly transmissible delta variant.
Gov. Janet Mills announced Wednesday that Maine will follow updated federal guidance on mask-wearing, recommending the use of face coverings regardless of vaccination status in places where COVID-19 transmission is higher.
“It is an opportune time to encourage all eligible Americans to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the delta variant and to close off avenues for the growth of new variants. Health care providers can lead the way by requiring their staff to be vaccinated,” the BDN editorial board writes.
The effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine wanes slightly over time but it remains strongly protective for at least six months after the second dose, according to company data released Wednesday.
PORTLAND — Bicycle-riding music fans will be able to safely park their bikes for free at all 11 Thompson’s Point concerts in 2021, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine announced in a joint statement with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. on Wednesday. “We’re really excited to be partnering with the BCM to bring this free service back […]
“It’s far better to have public health leaders willing to change their minds in response to changing evidence and stay ahead of the data instead of waiting too late,” Max Nisen writes.
On Sunday afternoon, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m., Larry Dansinger of Bangor will lead a provocative and challenging program entitled, “The Abolition of Work: Redefining Work in Our Lives and in the Future.” Dansinger has done community organizing for over 50 years on various peace, social and economic justice, and environmental issues. Dansinger also does […]
AUGUSTA — In the coming weeks, St. Michael Parish in Augusta will help local single mothers who need assistance keeping up with the expenses of caring for their children. Large baskets will be stationed in the front of each parish church (listed below) on the weekends of Aug. 7-8 and Aug. 14-15 for parishioners and community […]
A renewed vaccine push mixed with masking could flatten America’s recent spike in coronavirus cases within two weeks, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday morning.
Strike action could cause significant delays in courier and travel services, jeopardizing the federal government’s reopening plans.
As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers.
Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah said the county-based approach takes into account differing vaccination rates and that taking a statewide approach could sow doubt in vaccines.