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today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be between 20 and 30 degrees, with snow showers scattered throughout the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
The latest data from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on COVID-19 cases will be released before 9:30 a.m. Check out our tracker for more information.
Omicron has edged out other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the United States, accounting for 73% of new infections last week, federal health officials said on Monday.
While the threats were empty, they still caused wide disruption and reflected the ease of transmission of those which can quickly cause great concern.
Details of the restructuring of the Penobscot Community Health Care dental clinic are still scarce, including how many more people the clinic will hire or whether it will cut services permanently.
A large expanse of land that was once part of an “eco-resort” proposed next to the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park has been donated to the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.
The salt marsh sparrow, a species native to Maine, is expected to be considered for endangered species protection in 2024 and is expected to be extirpated by 2060.
While there isn’t a Star of Bethlehem beaming above a stable, it’s still worth finding in the night sky.
The tribe is appealing a 3-2 ruling in July from the 1st United States Court of Appeals which found that the 1980 Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act conferred ownership of land but not Penobscots river. The ruling upheld a ruling by a federal judge in Maine.
The Congress Street project will include 12 market-priced apartments, as well as 36 affordable apartments, and could help ease the current housing availability crisis in Belfast.
State Representative Mike Perkins, R-Oakland, cited lingering health concerns following a COVID-19 infection as a reason for stepping away from the congressional seat race.
In other news from Maine …
Auburn house explosion results from using butane to extract THC from marijuana, officials say
Man hospitalized after Bangor fire
Cumberland Fairgrounds Elevates Holiday Joy with Illuminated Steering Wheel Display
New England shrimp industry could reopen for recreation only
Hearings set for the new electronic tracking rules for lobster vessels
Survive the short, dark days of a Maine winter
The Maine State Prison Showroom Featured on CBS “Sunday Morning”
Bagged salad sold in Hannaford recalled due to listeriosis issues