Dec. 13—Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the high to low 40s north to south, with a chance of rain in the north. Here's what we're talking about in Maine today.
The latest on the coronavirus in Maine
The latest data from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on COVID-19 cases will be released by 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Check out our tracker for more information.
The Northern Light Health system will provide Pfizer booster vaccines for anyone aged 16 or 17 who had completed a full course of the initial Pfizer immunization at least six months ago.
Houlton Regional Hospital has been so slammed with patients needing care that oftentimes those arriving at the Emergency Department have to wait in makeshift areas in the hallways because there are simply no rooms available for them.
Bangor and Brewer top list of Maine cities facing costly business flooding
It is due to warming seas and atmospheric temperatures creating stronger storms in the southern U.S. that are dropping more rain and moving further north, including inland in Maine.
Help us track how Maine governments spend $500M in federal aid
Our goal is to create easy-to-understand visuals and databases that break down how money is being used, while highlighting the largest and most ambitious projects and themes.
Great Dane born after mother was seized from Hampden barn finds her forever family
At 135 pounds, Bess now outweighs her owner and is a bit timid around strangers.
Book documents Maine's original Acadian families left out of 1790 census
They scoured Canadian land records — the only records with relevant information — and compiled three to four generations' worth of facts on the families who inhabited Maine's northern French regions.
A 19th-century Maine captain ran the only newspaper published at sea
In the days before ship-to-shore communications of any kind, the Ocean Chronicle kept Capt. Edward Payson Nichols and his family in touch with their far-flung circle of loved ones and acquaintances.
Bangor fire that killed 3 homeless men shows a growing problem without an easy solution
Experts on homelessness say solving the problem goes far beyond housing itself and requires an approach that also addresses homelessness' root causes.
Portland hasn't collected thousands in fines for short-term rental rule violations
With significantly more violations in 2021, the lack of enforcement isn't detering would-be short rental owners from proceeding without proper approvals.
High court ruling on Maine's religious-schools law could hit 37 other states harder
If the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the families challenging Maine's law, the ruling may not even directly help them.
In other Maine news …
Photos and 'Granpa G's ashes' found in ceiling light box from Bangor Lowe's
Attorney general sues Maine lawyer for 'negligent misrepresentation' of billing
3 Pittsfield councilors prepare to leave seats
Father of Ayla Reynolds to be interviewed in civil lawsuit
Maine roofing contractor found not guilty in death of worker
Game wardens looking for shooter who left moose to rot in Aroostook County
Man killed in Stonington crash
California woman killed by car while walking with her son in Topsham has been identified
15-year-old badly injured after rollover Portland crash
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Joe Morrow, a Minnesota man, was the victim of what many call “banking while Black” after being put in handcuffs after attempting to cash his […]
A Pennsylvania man who planted bombs at a Black Lives Matter protest in 2020 won’t spend any more time in jail after a district court […]
Larry Virden was among the six employees who died after a tornado damaged an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, on Friday.
Sheriff deputies are investigating the death of a man who was shot by an off-duty UC Berkeley police officer Sunday. Investigators said the off-duty officer was dining inside Nation’s Giant Hamburgers when a man walked in and tried to rob the place at gunpoint. Azenith Smith reports
The suspected human remains of a missing Texas woman, who was dating former San Francisco 49ers tight end, Kevin Ware, have been recovered nearly eight months after she vanished, officials announced on Friday. On Dec 9, possible remains —which authorities say they believe belong to 29-year-old Taylor Pomaski — were discovered in northern Harris County, outside of Houston. The exact location from which the remains were excavated wasn’t released by law enforcement. The cause and manner of death ha
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San Francisco Bay Area homeowners Paul and Tenisha Tate-Austin have filed a fair housing lawsuit in a federal district court against Janette Miller and her appraisal firm […]
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The three people killed in an apparent double murder-suicide Saturday that spanned from Baltimore City to Howard County all worked as nurse anesthetists at area hospitals. Police said Rajaee Shareef Black, 44, fatally shot his ex-girlfriend, Tara Labang, 41, inside a home in South Baltimore. He then traveled to Columbia and gunned down his ex-wife, Wendy Natalie Black, 42, police said. In …
A Texas auto magnate has been indicted on charges that he paid a purported former Israeli soldier and two ex-Marines $750,000 to kidnap and kill a former
More than 1000 firearms collected during Goods for Guns Buyback program.
Surveillance footage shows the owner beaten and stomped on by assailants in his restaurant.
Nearly 95% of those were classified as runaways by the FBI, but the tweet follows how QAnon popularized the idea that children are abducted en masse.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to Samantha’s safe return.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., attempted multiple times to cut off testimony from a conservative group's witness during a hearing on violence in Chicago.
The woman in her mid-20s was reported to have gone overboard from the Carnival Miracle on Saturday.
After a previous article on one couple’s relocation nightmare, the Miami Herald invited readers to share their moving day horrors. They shared a lot. Here are some of their stories.
Bruce Ramond Johnson receives three life sentences for repeatedly sexually abusing a 4th grade child after juror finds him guilty in 6 minutes
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