Obituary: Joseph Remie CoulombeJoseph Remie Coulombe, 94, formerly of Second St., Lisbon Falls, passed away at the Maine Veteran's Home in...Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Amy Turcotte ElmoreFrom her childhood to the last days of her life, Amy lived her life with passion and positivity.Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Robert E. MayburyRobert E. Maybury, of New Port Richey, Fla., and formerly of Lewiston, passed away on Oct....Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Jeannette F. LacasseJeannette F. Lacasse, 90, of Auburn peacefully passed away at Clover Manor on Monday Oct.Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Alice F. VaillancourtAlice F. Vaillancourt, 89, of Lewiston peacefully passed away at her home on Saturday Oct.Sun Journal Shared .
Summer drought likely reduced tick activity in Maine, but they're backThis is the time of year when people kind of let down their guard from protecting themselves from mosquitoes and blackflies â but ticks remain active steadily into the fall, â said Griffin Dill, a tick expert who manages the Tick Lab located in the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory in Orono.Bangor Daily News Shared .
World Series notebook: Turner removed in middle of Game 6 for positive COVID-19 testLos Angeles third baseman Justin Turner was pulled from the game in the eighth inning and did not participate in the Dodgers celebration.Sun Journal Shared .
Nightmare scenario: What happens when outbreak hits QB room?Wisconsin appears to be facing the type of nightmare scenario that coaches feared as soon as the coronavirus pandemic arrived.Sun Journal Shared .
Looking Back on Oct. 28100 Years Ago: 1920 The evening Vocational Training classes, which have been held In Auburn for the last two years according to the provisions of the Smith-Hughes act, will be extended somewhat this year.Sun Journal Shared .
Carl Wilcox: Claxton listens, cares, takes actionI support Ned Claxton for re-election to state Senate District 20. Ned is a retired family physician who owned a family medical practice.Sun Journal Shared .
Connie Money: Duguay 'a qualified leader' for Oxford CountyI'm writing in support of Dave Duguay for Oxford County commissioner, in regard to his character.Sun Journal Shared .
The Stupidest Thing I Have Ever Encountered In A Hotel.By Anura Guruge Click to ENLARGE.. This was at the Machias River Inn, in Machias, Maine, last week.A Life Of Granite In New Hampshire Shared .
Maine among 4 states where health insurance costs continue to dropNew federal data shows that Maineâs average individual health insurance premium will drop 13 percent in 2021 â the third straight year state health insurance costs have declined, state officials said.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine orchard that hosted Trump event says it's concerned over lack of masks, social distancingThe Maine orchard where President Trump made an unplanned campaign stop over the weekend said it regrets the event grew so large, with many in attendance not wearing masks or practicing social distancing.TheHill Shared .
Oct. 27, 2020: Maine's State Senate Is Up For GrabsThis Day in Maine gathers together the news that matters to Mainers. The nightly show features stories from the award-winning Maine Public News team.This Day in Maine Shared .
In small-town Maine, Trump's popularity proves durableDespite near-daily turbulence from the White House and a pandemic that has killed more than 220,000 Americans, the president's message continues to resonate here — even if polls indicate his support is ebbing elsewhere in the district.The Boston Globe Shared .
Incumbent Farrin faces challenger Swain in Skowhegan-area Senate District 3Bradlee Farrin, an incumbent, says that he hopes to continue to advocate for rural Mainers if reelected next week, while challenger Daniel Swain says.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Trump trade policy: 4 years of high drama with limited resultsAnalysts say that despite all the rhetoric, changes at most are 'modest.'Kennebec Journal Shared .
NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves caseKeith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization, NXIVM, attracted millionaires and actors among its adherents, remained unremorseful at his sentencing.Press Herald Shared .
Man arrested weeks after allegedly assaulting teenage girl in Skowhegan, police sayJason Rossi, of Cornville, turned himself into the Somerset County Sheriff's Office on Monday afternoon after a warrant was issued for his arrest weeks earlier.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Gardiner names new fire chiefRick Sieberg, who has spent his career as a Gardiner, has been serving as interim chief since Al Nelson retired earlier this year.Kennebec Journal Shared .
University of Maine student accused of voting as roommate"My office will vigorously investigate and prosecute any allegations of election fraud, â said Attorney General Aaron Frey."Boston.com Shared .
Jill Biden urges Bangor crowd to help get nation 'back on track'The wife of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called on voters to support Sara Gideon and help the party regain control of the U.S. Senate.Press Herald Shared .
To cap or not: Portland voters wrestle with marijuana retail limitsReferendum question to eliminate 20-store limit on marijuana retailers was put on November ballot before City Council voted to approve all 36 eligible first-round applicants.Press Herald Shared .
Justice Thomas' wife boosts unsupported claims against BidenGinni Thomas asked her more than 10,000 Facebook followers to share a link that claims social media companies are censoring reports about the Bidens.Press Herald Shared .
Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aimThe 27th storm of the season is expected to make landfall Wednesday evening.Press Herald Shared .
As virus cases rise, Maine CDC on lookout for any transmission from Trump eventWith COVID-19 transmission in Maine on the rise over the last couple weeks, the state's top public health official said Tuesday at a virtual news conference that the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will be monitoring whether a visit to Levant on Sunday by President Donald Trump that featured a large, mostly maskless crowd will...Beacon Shared .
Things to know before you drill a wellAccessing your own water via a well is sometimes necessary, sometimes preferred. But creating a well is not as easy as digging until you locate water and then installing a pump.Bangor Daily News Shared .
In Waldo County, virus has spread to 26 who didn't attend infectious Brooks church serviceBELFAST, Maine â Nearly half of the 60 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 so far in connection with the Brooks Pentecostal Church outbreak did not attend the fellowship rally or church services where the infection is believed to have originated, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Not all Brewer school board candidates commit to changing curriculum for racial equityThe school department in neighboring Bangor has been tackling similar questions in recent months.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Biden vows unity can 'save this country,' while Trump talks up economyWhile Democrat Joe Biden worked to expand the electoral map in the South, President Trump focused on the Democrats' 'blue wall' states that he flipped in 2016.Press Herald Shared .
Editorial: A democracy increasingly defined by hypocrisy"Senate Republicans have managed to take the all-too-common practice of flip-flopping and turn it into a guiding principle," the Editorial Board writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
MPA moves cross country state championships to Bangor siteThe MPA cited Waldo County's designation as "yellow" by the Maine Department of Education and the uncertainty of athletics in that area as the key considerations in moving the meets.Bangor Daily News Shared .
8 times chickens made us laugh with their anticsPeople decide to get chickens for two main reasons: they want daily, fresh eggs or seasonal home raised meat.Bangor Daily News Shared .
As state investigation continues into contamination at Fairfield dairy farm, nearby resident's well water found to be contaminated with same chemicalsA connection between the contamination of milk produced at the Tozier Farm, on the Ohio Hill Road in Fairfield, and the contamination of Jerri-Lee Cookson's well, located on her property three miles away, is unconfirmed.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Chemicals found in well as investigation continues into contamination at Fairfield dairy farmA connection between the contamination of milk produced at the Tozier Farm, on the Ohio Hill Road in Fairfield, and the contamination of Jerri-Lee Cookson's well, located on her property three miles away, is unconfirmed.Press Herald Shared .
Wiscasset Police Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19A Wiscasset police officer is isolating at home with mild symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19.The Lincoln County News Shared .
Winter sports season to be delayed at Maine high schoolsPractices were scheduled to start on Nov. 16, but they have been delayed indefinitely while the Maine Principals' Association meets with state agencies about COVID-19 safety protocols.Press Herald Shared .
Orono woman charged with submitting former roommate's ballot as her ownThe 19-year-old is accused of signing and submitting a former roommate's absentee ballot, apparently because of a personal dispute between the two.Press Herald Shared .
Maine small business owners endorse Gideon for SenateMembers of the Maine Small Business Coalition , a group that represents 4,000 small businesses across Maine, endorsed Democrat Sara Gideon for U.S. Senate at a virtual forum on Tuesday.Beacon Shared .
Orono woman charged with voter fraud after allegedly casting former roommate's ballotThe new case was apparently motivated by "a personal dispute" rather than an effort "to influence the outcome of the election," said Marc Malon, a spokesperson for Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey.Bangor Daily News Shared .
City planner resignsELLSWORTH — Barely four months into her position, City Planner Theresa Oleksiw resigned Friday, Oct.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Maine Artists Lose $1 Million Contract For Seattle Convention Center InstallationThe pandemic has cost two Maine artists a million-dollar public art project.Maine Public Shared .
Man killed in forklift accident at worksite in Penobscot CountyCo-workers administered aid, but the Veazie man died of his injuries, state police say.Press Herald Shared .
Central Maine Oct. 27 police logAugusta and Waterville area police reports for Oct.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Susan Collins votes against Barrett, heads home to save Senate jobCollins' contrasting moves on the Supreme Court nominations of Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett underscore the difficulty for a senator trying to find middle ground in an election in which the battle lines appear starker than ever.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Ranked Choice Voting in MaineThere is one week until election day, and Mainers will again be using ranked choice voting.WAGM Shared .
Man dies at Kenduskeag industrial siteThe cause of Gary Mullen's death involved a forklift at a rented building on Ames Road, police said.Bangor Daily News Shared .
STRIVE annual auctionThe STRIVE Auction is a key fundraiser for the organization that serves teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities.Bangor Daily News Shared .
New Jersey woman treated for minor injuries after car collides with logging truck in FairfieldThe crash occurred after Elizabeth Rude-Bograd, 20, of Oakland, New Jersey, attempted to make a U-turn and ended up in the path of a loaded tractor trailer, police said.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Protests grip Philadelphia after police kill Black manWalter Wallace's family questions why officers couldn't use less lethal force when confronting a man they said was having a mental health crisis.Press Herald Shared .
55 sites in Penobscot County recognized for helping kids make healthy choicesLet's Go! has honored one school, 22 school cafeterias, six out-of-school programs, 23 child care programs and three health care practices in Penobscot County for making a positive impact on children's health.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Report: Before razors were found, Maine company didn't tell officials about metal screws in pizza doughPORTLAND, Maine â A Maine company that produces pizza dough and is the focus of a tampering investigation received three complaints about screws in the dough that were never reported to the Food and Drug Administration, a newspaper reported Tuesday.WHDH 7News Shared .
Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 29ELLSWORTH — A stop for a traffic violation in Hancock Oct. 19 led to arrest for the motorist, the Maine State Police reported.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Hancock County Sheriff's Log Week of Oct. 29ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff's Office investigated a drug overdose at a Blue Hill residence Friday.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 29ELLSWORTH â Police fielded calls complaining of the behaviors of young people under the age of 18 this week and also checked a home trying to find a young person for the state police.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Hancock County Jail Log Oct. 19-22The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Oct. 19 and 22: Ryan T. Mooreside, 32, Hancock, violating conditions of release.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Boyfriend arrested in Maine for North Carolina woman's murderA man has been charged in connection with the death of a Kitty Hawk mother of two after the medical examiner initially ruled her death as undetermined.Crimewatch Shared .
Amy Coney Barrett sworn in at Supreme Court as issues important to Trump awaitNo justice has assumed office so close to a presidential election or immediately confronted issues so directly tied to the incumbent president's political and personal fortunes.Press Herald Shared .
Biddeford man gets 10 years for hate crimesDuring Maurice Diggins' sentencing on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Nancy Torresen said the crimes were "among the most serious I have seen."Bangor Daily News Shared .
Outbreak detected at Rockland assisted-living facilityThe Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has opened an investigation at Woodlands Memory Care of Rockland, it announced Tuesday.Bangor Daily News Shared .
4 COVID cases detected in outbreak at Calais churchThe outbreak at Second Baptist Church, located on Church Street in the border city's downtown, marks the second recent COVID-19 outbreak connected to a church.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Judge rejects Justice Dept. effort to short-circuit case brought by woman who accused Trump of rapeA judge has denied the president's request that the United States - and American taxpayers - replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in the 1990s.Press Herald Shared .
Lincoln County Sheriff's ReportYear to date, LCSO has responded to 10,901 calls for service. Arrests On Oct. 24, Michelle L. Sukeforth, 27, of Wiscasset, was arrested for operating under the influence, on Gardiner Road, Dresden, by Deputy David Bellows, who was assisted by Sgt.The Lincoln County News Shared .
What Happened When a Maine Governor Tried to Rig an ElectionIn a highly partisan environment, a furtive effort to toss out votes led Maine to the brink of civil war.Down East Shared .
Contributions to fund wreaths for Togus cemeteryThe Commander and Past Region I Commander of the Military Order of the World Wars presented to Wayne Hansen, chairman of the Board of Directors of Wreaths Across America , a check in the amount of $1,500 during their monthly meeting on Oct.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Groups tied to top Senate Democrats put $10M into final ad blitz against Susan CollinsThe reservations of roughly $6 million from Senate Majority PAC and $4 million from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee are notable because they come late in the race, but they will only be a small part of the total picture in a campaign that has seen some $170 million in spending by the candidates and outside groups during this cycle.Bangor Daily News Shared .
COVID-19 cases grow in Maine, which had kept virus at bayPORTLAND, Maine â Maine has posted three consecutive days with more than 50 reported coronavirus cases for the first time since May.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Canadian Thanksgiving may be a cautionary tale for Americans amid virus surgeCanadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, and both provincial and federal officials have pointed to the holiday as a culprit.Press Herald Shared .
Biddeford man sentenced to 10 years for racially motivated hate crimesA federal judge calls a pair of attacks by 2 men 'among the most serious I have seen.'Press Herald Shared .
Phillips man charged after his dogs killed another small dogA pack of Thomas Gusler's dogs on Saturday attacked a small dog and a couple who attempted to rescue it.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Health panel proposes colon cancer tests start at 45, not 50The draft guidelines issued Tuesday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reflect a growing concern about rising rates in people under the age of 50.Press Herald Shared .
Long-running plankton survey to resume this winterBAR HARBORÂ âÂ Scientists this winter will revive a long-running survey of plankton in the Gulf of Maine.Mount Desert Islander Shared .
Maine students protest policy against promoting Black Lives MatterSCARBOROUGH, Maine â Dozens of students of a Maine high school demonstrated outside a municipal building on Tuesday morning to protest a directive that told staff not to promote the slogan âBlack Lives Matter.â.WHDH 7News Shared .
Maine Groups Denounce Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court ConfirmationSeveral progressive Maine advocacy groups are denouncing Monday night's confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.Patty Wight Shared .
Maine Pastor Apologizes for COVID Outbreak That Has Infected At Least 60 People"We ask your forgiveness," Pastor Matthew Shaw said on Sunday. "We apologize that the sickness came to our church."MSN Shared .
Why the pope's words about civil unions for gay couples matter"The pope is signaling that he understands there is more to ministering to the faithful than affirming dogma that has been centuries in the making," Michael McGough writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
University of New England dorm released from coronavirus quarantineTwo additional rounds of testing have revealed no new coronavirus cases among Featherman Hall residents.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Bangor council votes to remove monument to Portuguese explorer who abducted Native AmericansThe cross-shaped monument will be removed in the coming weeks, and will be displayed at the Bangor Historical Society, with language detailing the historical and cultural context of Gomez's expedition.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine school bans teachers from saying controversial phrases like 'Black Lives Matter'High school students in Scarborough are speaking out against a controversial policy laid out by the school district for teachers and staff.WGME Shared .
Colby College receives $2 million family gift for new arts, athletics centersDana L. Schmaltz and Kate Enroth donated to name the Colby College Museum of Art's gallery in the art center and the welcome pavilion in the new recreation center.Press Herald Shared .
Perpetual Rosary with prayers for election set for Lewiston on Oct. 31The month of October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary and, in celebration, many Maine parishes have held Rosary gatherings to honor the Blessed Mother.Bangor Daily News Shared .
COVID-19 is no excuse to not hold long-term care facilities accountable"Holding nursing homes liable for negligent care is not just about lawsuits; it is about protecting current and future nursing home residents," Suzanne Bessette writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
UMF proudly announces new members of the University's Board of Visitors for 2020-21The UMF Board of Visitors is a distinguished body of community and regional leaders that advises the president regarding the Universityâs role and mission and its relationship with the people of Maine.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Surge in early voting scrambles expectations for Election Day, as states gallop toward record turnoutThe massive turnout all but ensures the majority of ballots will be cast before Election Day for the first time in history.Press Herald Shared .
UMaine's 6-game CAA football schedule set to kick off in MarchKeep the wool sweaters, scarves and winter jackets on hand because the University of Maine football team is scheduled to host the University of Albany for its home opener on Saturday, March 13, 2021.Bangor Daily News Shared .
The Latest: Canadian Thanksgiving may be cautionary tale for Americans as coronavirus surgesThe latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world.Press Herald Shared .
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020: This is personal, reelect Moore, the Catholic voteFor me this is a personal thing. Having been diagnosed with ALS, I look forward to higher healthcare costs, medications, and dependence on Social Security and Medicare â things that are at risk if things remain the same in Washington.Bangor Daily News Shared .
After 4 years of high drama, Trump's trade policy has limited resultsUnder Trump, freer trade — long a pillar of Republican policy in the United States — was out.Bangor Daily News Shared .
COVID-19 cases grow in Maine, which had kept virus at bayPORTLAND, Maine â Maine has posted three consecutive days with more than 50 reported coronavirus cases for the first time since May.WHDH 7News Shared .
Republican former U.S. attorneys sign letter calling Trump 'a threat to the rule of law'The letter, signed by prosecutors appointed by every GOP president from Eisenhower to Trump, is the latest instance of Republicans backing Biden.Press Herald Shared .
Critics say Collins' vote against Coney Barrett is ‘too little, too late'Sen. Susan Collins broke ranks with her party on Monday night to vote against the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court â a decision that Collinsâ critics and opponents say was both ineffectual and calculated, as the vote falls amid a tense political battle for re-electio.Beacon Shared .
Amy Coney Barrett formally sworn in at Supreme Court as issues important to Trump awaitWASHINGTON â Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered by Chief Justice John Roberts.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine CDC announces two new outbreaks in Calais and RocklandJudge rules Northam can remove Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond.MSN Shared .
Consumer confidence dips as virus spreads in USThe consumer confidence index fell to a reading of 100.9, from 101.8 in September, still remains well below pre-pandemic levels.Press Herald Shared .
Trump eyes hosting election night party at his DC hotelAn election night party at his own hotel is symbolic for a businessman who leveraged his celebrity as a reality star and New York real estate magnate to win the nation's highest office.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Annual ‘Early Bird Sale' to be Day-LongThe event, which is usually held during the early morning hours, is going to be an all-day event this year in order to spread out the number of shoppers at any given time.The Lincoln County News Shared .
Joe Biden is the right choice for Maine"Joe Biden will put the health and safety of the American people first and has a robust coronavirus plan," Jonathan Hale writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
UMaine releases spring 2021 football scheduleThe University of Maine has released their spring 2021 football schedule. The Black Bears will play six Colonial Athletic Association games that will start on Saturday, March 6.Eastern Maine Sports Shared .
Some plan to move, others buy guns: Election has many Americans feeling high anxietyLOS ANGELES â Four months ago, as protesters marched through the city demanding justice for George Floyd, Vena Petty was standing at a market in Burbank when she spotted an older white man glaring at her.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Latest loss reveals just how deep the Patriots' problems runFOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts â The Patriots were hoping the problems that surfaced during their Week 6 loss to Denver were simply an aberration, a momentary setback rooted in the outbreak of coronavirus in their locker room and the lack of practice time that followed.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Man charged in burning of Boston ballot drop boxArmand faces a charge of willful and malicious burning, police said. It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney to speak for him.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine reports 57 new cases of COVID-19Dr. Nirav Shah, Maine CDC director, will brief the media at 2 p.m. today, as new daily cases exceed 50 for 3 days in a row.Press Herald Shared .
Phillips man summonsed after several dogs kill a small dog and attack people trying to help itSheriff Scott Nichols said a couple was injured when they tried to prevent a pack of dogs from attacking a smaller dog.Press Herald Shared .
New SunRaise community solar project in Maine now accepting subscribersThe 4.9-MW, 20-acre solar project has completed early construction and is currently awaiting solar panels to be installed.Solar Power World Shared .
New England churches raise enough to erase about $26M in medical debtThat money went to the New-York based nonprofit RIP Medical Debt, which bought debt in August from collection agencies for pennies on the dollar.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Election Watcher Say Maine Has Good Access, But You Should Still Vote As Early As PossibleThe COVID-19 pandemic is making many things more challenging — including, this year, voting.Irwin Gratz Shared .
Maine Woodland Owners host virtual forestry information sessionThey have been offering virtual forestry information sessions during the pandemic.MSN Shared .
Maine has country's lowest COVID-19 infection rate despite having oldest populationThe state's positive test rate is averaging roughly 1.21%. For comparison, North Dakota, which has 60% of Maine's total population and with a younger average age of 35, has a rate that's more than 10 times higher.6abc Philadelphia Shared .
Boothbay Legion Takes Hands-On Approach to Veteran HousingA team of veterans from Boothbay's American Legion Post is on a mission to create temporary housing for homeless veterans in Maine.The Lincoln County News Shared .
Muriel E. BurnheimerMuriel E. Burnheimer, 89, passed away at her home in Waldoboro on Oct. 22, 2020 surrounded by her family after a short bout with cancer.The Lincoln County News Shared .
Scarborough superintendent apologizes for letter that triggered student protestSuperintendent Sanford Prince said a letter to staff about expressing personal views before the election should not have described Black Lives Matter as a "controversial" phrase.Press Herald Shared .
57 new coronavirus cases have been reported in MaineNo new deaths were reported Tuesday, leaving the statewide death toll at 146.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Bucksport, MDI football teams meet in 7-on-7 showdownBUCKSPORT — The first Hancock County battle of the seven-on-seven football season provided quite the contrast of experiences.The Ellsworth American Shared .
A Maine school has barred teachers from saying ‘Black Lives Matter' during election weekScarborough High School issued a statement to faculty and staff advising them not to use words "that communicate a personal viewpoint" or "have the potential to be controversial or politicized" on school grounds.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Bath high school soccer teams in quarantine after opponent tests positive for COVID-19Students on the boys' soccer team will be in remote classes until at least November 9.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Monday, Oct. 26, 2020Girls' soccer Bucksport 1, GSA 0.The Ellsworth American Shared .
University of Maine student accused of voting as roommateORONO, Maine — A University of Maine student is facing criminal charges for voting with an absentee ballot in the name of a former roommate, officials said Tuesday.MSN Shared .
Amy Coney Barrett swearing-in differs markedly from 'superspreader'When the just-confirmed Barrett returned to the White House on Monday to take her constitutional oath, the celebration was moved to the broader South Lawn, chairs for more than 200 guests were spread about 6 feet apart, and the mask-wearers greatly outnumbered those who declined to cover their faces.Bangor Daily News Shared .
The Secret Ingredient by KD Fisher: Review and ExcerptBook Details About the Book Title: The Secret Ingredient Author: KD Fisher Genre: Contemporary Romance Imprint: Carina Press."You Have Your Hands Full! " Shared .
Susan Collins and Sara Gideon hit the road as high court dominates before the electionGideon has been critical of Collins' judicial votes throughout the campaign, though both candidates opposed confirming a judge before Election Day.Bangor Daily News Shared .
With window closing, lawmakers say lack of special session a missed opportunityWith the chance of a special session of the Maine Legislature dwindling each day, lawmakers are expressing frustration that they likely wonât be able to finish the work they started earlier this year before the session was cut short by the pandemic, saying time spent on a number of important bills will be wasted.Beacon Shared .
Maine Tasting Center gets OKThe Wiscasset planning board approved the site plan for Maine Tasting Center Monday night. At 506 Bath Road, the former Wiscasset Heritage Village, the tasting center will become an "event space education center," according to owner Andrew Gross.Wiscasset Newspaper Shared .
Joe Biden goes on offense in Georgia while Trump targets MidwestWASHINGTON â One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia â which hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992 â and pushing into other territory where President Donald Trump was once expected to easily repeat his wins from four years ago.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Late October SestinaWarm days ahead where we are, good for music/ from headphones or from speakers shaking the room/ Take a load off, Fanny reverbs through the house.Lynne Viti Shared .
Laundry Day MemoriesI made today laundry day. For the last few months, laundry day has become more spaced out in between washings.Sheryl's Light Shared .
Maine manufacturer did not report customer complaints of screws in pizza doughA pizza dough manufacturer did not report three complaints made in September about screws found in its product sold at Hannaford stores.WGME Shared .
Maine poll workers ‘tense' as Election Day looms, along with unprecedented flood of absentee ballotsMaine poll workers on Tuesday can start processing an unprecedented deluge of absentee ballots that voters have mailed in or, in many cases, hand-delivered this month.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Mail that absentee ballot today to ensure it's counted on Election DayThatâs the U.S. Postal Serviceâs recommendation for voters. The agency said that absentee ballots should be mailed â complete with postage, unless provided with a prepaid envelope â one week ahead of Election Day, Nov.Bangor Daily News Shared .
As the pandemic rages on, Mainers look to more soothing activities for their self-careAfter months of facing global, national and local stressors, how people approach self-care is changing, according to mental health professionals.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Days of cider and cheese in EllsworthELLSWORTH â Local apple historian Todd Little-Siebold and Khristopher Hogg of Belfastâs Perennial Cider Bar + Farm Kitchen will co-lead a live virtual tasting via Zoom as the centerpiece of Heart of Ellsworthâs Third Annual Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival running Friday-Sunday, Nov.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Brooks pastor apologizes as outbreak spreads in Waldo CountyPastor Matthew Shaw addressed the situation in a video on the church's Facebook page, saying the church regrets what has happened and is asking for forgiveness.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Manufacturer did not report customer complaints of screws in pizza doughA pizza dough manufacturer did not report three complaints made in September about screws found in its product sold at Hannaford stores.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Last scheduled trip of the fallYesterday I fished with a young couple for bass and pike on Seven Tree Pond.Maine Outdoors Shared .
Racial justiceThe outbreak in Waldo County associated with Brooks Pentecostal Church has now been linked to at least 60 coronavirus cases, according to a Maine CDC spokesperson.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Election Day and the great task before us nowThis is our time in history to take on the great task before us and to go beyond it by making the system work for everyday people.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Issues important to Trump await Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme CourtFrom left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Amy Coney Barrett and Jesse Barrett, stand on the Blue Room Balcony after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Constitutional Oath on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Biddeford man to be sentenced for Maine's first federal hate crimeA Biddeford man will be sentenced Tuesday for a federal hate crime for the first time in Maine.WGME Shared .
Curriculum: DrawingEssential part of learning For years weve been talking about the value of arts integration and the value of connecting the arts to other content.Me Arts Ed Shared .
Nature-based Climate Solutions Help BirdsDespite what deniers continue to wrongly promote, we know that climate change is real, and that the level of carbon humans are spewing into the atmosphere is the primary cause of it.Natural Resources Council Of Maine Shared .
Random drivel.Before walking to the mailbox yesterday, I was unaware a voting report card even existed.River's World…. Shared .
COVID-19 cases grow in Maine, which had kept virus at bayPORTLAND, Maine — Maine has posted three consecutive days with more than 50 reported coronavirus cases for the first time since May.MSN Shared .
On this date in Maine history: Oct. 2727, 1775: Col. Benedict Arnold, continuing his three-month march to Quebec at the start of the American Revolution, writes a letter to Gen.Press Herald Shared .
BriefsSCARBOROUGH Kiwanis donate new books to public schools The Scarborough Kiwanis Club recently donated over 700 new books to the Scarborough Public Schools.Press Herald Shared .
EventsClose to Home events.Press Herald Shared .
BirthsMid Coast Hospital Ansel Oisin Pidgeon Kelley, born Oct. 14 to Jennifer Anne Pidgeon and Colin Matthew Kelley of Topsham.Press Herald Shared .
If you're mailing your absentee ballot, better send it out todayWith Election Day only 7 days off, officials warn that any ballots mailed after Oct.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Maine Voices: Democratic Party heading in the wrong direction on immigrationThe party's platform is centered on a selective application of law enforcement that looks a lot like ‘openish' borders.Press Herald Shared .
Active cases of coronavirus in Maine up 129 from a week agoActive cases of coronavirus in the state rose by 21 overnight Tuesday for a total of 766.WABI Shared .
Maine has country's lowest COVID-19 infection rate despite having oldest populationThe state's positive test rate is averaging roughly 1.21%. For comparison, North Dakota, which has 60% of Maine's total population and with a younger average age of 35, has a rate that's more than 10 times higher.ABC7 Chicago Shared .
Maine man to be sentenced for federal hate crimesA Biddeford man will be sentenced Tuesday for federal hate crimes after he was convicted of attacking Black men in Portland and Biddeford in 2018.MSN Shared .
Maine sees increase of more than 50 COVID-19 cases for 3rd consecutive dayThe Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 57 coronavirus cases on Tuesday and no new deaths.MSN Shared .
57 more coronavirus cases reported in Maine, no new deathsThe death toll stands at 146. There have been 6,311 coronavirus cases reported in Maine as of Tuesday.MSN Shared .
PCHS at Foxcroft field hockey October 27th @ 3:15 PMThe Foxcroft Ponies will host the PCHS Pirates in a field hockey game on Tuesday, October 27th.Eastern Maine Sports Shared .
After key victories, Maine ‘Black POWER' group hints at what's to comeThe Bangor Daily News interviewed two founding members, Christiana Marvray and Mariana Angelo, in the days before and after a recent rally.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Bangor, Maine: Where IT's atLast month, I paid a visit to Stephen Kings house and some other King-related spots in Bangor, and I might as well have been stepping into Derry, Maine and the pages of IT.The Book Broad Shared .
Obituary: Mary Annette CobbCobb passed peacefully into the presence of Jesus Oct. 25, 2020, joining her beloved husband of...Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Jean Buotte CaronJean Buotte Caron of Naples, Fla. passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct.Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Theresa ChampagneTheresa Champagne, 86, a resident of Montello Manor Nursing Home, died Friday Oct. 23, 2020 at Androscoggin Hospice House....Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Donald N. PerreaultDonald N. Perreault of Greene passed away on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 after a long illness.Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Catherine E. CarrollCarroll, 83, passed away Oct. 23, 2020 with her loving family by her side. She...Sun Journal Shared .
Obituary: Robert "Bob" DayonRobert "Bob" Dayon, 89, of Rumford, passed peacefully on Oct.Sun Journal Shared .
White House touts benefits of Trump policies in Maine, but it may be too soon to gauge effectsA recent report from President Donald Trumpâs administration touting his economic and trade policies and their effect on Maine is playing a major part in his outreach to the state ahead of next Tuesdayâs election, but the claims come with large caveats.Bangor Daily News Shared .
New LifeFlight helipad to bring urgent care closer to popular Down East outdoors destinationThe helipad is just one of four located in Washington County. David Snow Jr. donated the land for the helipad, and town project coordinator Roger Rossignol led the organization in installing the helipad.Bangor Daily News Shared .
UMaine teams expect to only play Hockey East rivals this seasonSeveral years ago, UMaine and several other Hockey East teams played both conference and non-conference games against each other to fill out their schedules and save money.Bangor Daily News Shared .
It may have felt congested, but Acadia is on track to have 1 million fewer visits this yearThe drop this year in people visiting Acadia National Park, a significant number of whom are out-of-state tourists, has major implications for the stateâs tourism industry, especially in eastern Maine where the park is Maineâs primary tourist attraction.Bangor Daily News Shared .
20 years after joining the Bangor program, Don Erb is the boys soccer head coachWhen the boys varsity soccer coaching job opened up at Bangor High School last summer, Steve Vanidestine did not have to look far to find Garth Berenyi's successor.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Watch this Maine black bear take a bath in the woodsToday, we'll add to the things that bears do in the woods with something you might not expect: They take baths.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Here are the 5 candidates vying for Rockland City CouncilMuch like recent council races, tackling the city's affordable-housing crisis and economic development are among the top priorities for candidates.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Sara Gideon, Susan Collins to meet for only 1-on-1 debate as exclusions roil race's last weekDebates have been a flashpoint in the Senate race since Gideon won the Democratic primary in July.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Biden goes on offense in Georgia while Trump targets MidwestJoe Biden plans to use the week before Election Day to go on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia and planning travel that may put President Trump on defense in other states he won 4 years ago.Press Herald Shared .
Maine lawmakers react to Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to Supreme CourtAmy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump's nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.MSN Shared .
Paris voters reject marijuana ordinanceThe law, which would allow three small facilities in town, failed passage at a special town meeting.Sun Journal Shared .
Looking Back on Oct. 27100 Years Ago: 1920 Hiram W. Ricker of Poland Spring came out Friday from the William Tell Club Camp at Spencers Pond.Sun Journal Shared .
Hill seeking 4th term as Water District supervisorSOUTH PARIS — Gary L. Hill of Waterford will run for his fourth three-year term as supervisor for the Oxford County Soil and Water Conservation District.Sun Journal Shared .
Jack Carney: Sheats shows respect for communityI appreciated reading the candidate review for Maine House District 64, representing Auburn and Minot.Sun Journal Shared .
Federal government to send 400,000 rapid COVID-19 tests to MaineThe federal government is increasing the number of COVID-19 rapid testing devices being sent to Maine.WABI Shared .
Trump, Biden surrogates to make last-ditch stops in MaineDonald Trump Jr. and Jill Biden will each make stops in Maine's 2nd District this week as the race heads into its final days.Press Herald Shared .
Company failed to report screws found in its pizza doughScarborough-based It'll Be Pizza didn't report the complaints it got from 3 consumers in September until after a former employee was charged in October with putting razor blades in dough balls at Hannaford stores.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Maine CDC reports 44 new coronavirus cases, no additional deathsState officials on Friday moved Waldo County into the yellow risk category for schools as more cases were linked to a church outbreak there.Kennebec Journal And Morning Sentinel Shared .
Maine official negative for virus after notification of potential exposure at Mike Pence rallyAndre Cushing, a former Republican state senator from Hampden, said he was contacted early Wednesday morning by White House medical staff two days after Pence's visit.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Manuel Named Player Of Year In MaineUConn freshman Caleb Manuel has put the finishing touch on a year of outstanding golf in his home state by being named the 2020 Dr. Leonardo Buck Player of the Year by the Maine State Golf Association.University Of Connecticut Athletics Shared .
Collins votes no on Barrett's confirmation, says she did not make decision on qualificationsMaine's Republican senator says the Supreme Court vacancy should have been filled by the winner of the presidential election and she did not reach a conclusion on Amy Coney Barrett's qualifications.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Maine Compass: Struggling families need broadband, digital literacyOnline education during the pandemic has revealed complex problems around technology and equity.Kennebec Journal And Morning Sentinel Shared .
Local golf season continues to wind downArea players are squeezing in some of their final rounds of the season before winter sets in.Bangor Daily News Shared .
GOP confirms Barrett to Supreme Court despite Susan Collins' no voteMonday's 52-48 vote was the closest high court confirmation ever to a presidential election, and the first in modern times with no support from the minority party.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine officials propose doubling budget for agency charged with defending the poorThis article was originally published by The Maine Monitor in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.Beacon Shared .
Senior captain leaves UMaine men's basketball team to turn proThe 6-foot-8 forward from Belgrade, Serbia, who last month was selected by head coach Richard Barron as a team captain, plans to play in his home country.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Eli Lilly antibody drug fails in a COVID-19 study, but other testing goes onWhile the drug did not seem to help hospitalized patients, the government is continuing a separate study testing its use in mild to moderately ill patients, to try to prevent hospitalization and severe illness.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Ticker: Lawmakers send Baker bill to bolster UI benefits; Study finds Lobster numbers healthy off Maine, poor in southAs many as 17,000 unemployed Massachusetts residents could become eligible for thousands of dollars in additional unemployment benefits under legislation the House and Senate passed Monday.Boston Herald Shared .
High school roundup: Presque Isle girls shut out Fort FairfieldPresque Isle goals: Jenna Sargent, Karlyn Gilmour, Jocelyn Gagnon, Olivia Kohlbacher, Mia Casavant; assist: Lacey Jandreau; goalies, PI: Raegan Libby, Lexi Morningstar 2 saves; Fort Fairfield : Eva Callioras 10 saves.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Women block traffic across Poland over abortion banDemonstrators took to the streets in more than 150 cities across the country, making it one of the largest anti-government protests in recent years.Press Herald Shared .
Oct. 26, 2020: How Pollworkers, Voters and Others Are Feeling Right NowThis Day in Maine gathers together the news that matters to Mainers. The nightly show features stories from the award-winning Maine Public News team.This Day in Maine Shared .
Navy analysts: Competing shipyard's loss isn't BIW's gainBad news for Huntington Ingalls, the only other shipyard that makes Arleigh Burke-class destroyers for the Navy, doesn't mean the Navy will be more inclined to give BIW future contracts to build ships, according to Navy analysts.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Donald Trump Jr. to visit Hermon on Thursday in return to Maine's 2nd DistrictTrump Jr. will speak at Greenway Equipment Sales in Hermon at 5:30 p.m. The visit will be his second to the Bangor area this year after speaking at a rally in Holden in late September, where he gave a speech largely aimed at stirring the Republican base.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Editorial: Drug-overdose deaths rise steadily in MaineA AFrom January to June, 258 Mainers diedÂ because ofÂ a drug overdose.Â Â In the first quarter were Maine, aâ¯23 percent.Mount Desert Islander Shared .
Maine towns need more plow drivers to deal with snowSCARBOROUGH – With the snowy months ahead, public works directors in Maine say they don’t have enough drivers to deal with the snow.WGME Shared .
Simon Allen gets hat trick in Red Devils win over GreenvilleSimon Allen scored three goals to lead the Central Red Devils to a 7-1 win over Greenville on Monday afternoon.Eastern Maine Sports Shared .
Mayor: Video will be released in Black motorists' shootingIllinois police claim Marcellis Stinnette and Tafara Williams fled during a traffic stop.Press Herald Shared .
State wants to locate ash trees sold at Lowe'sThe trees, sold at the stores in multiple Maine communities this spring and summer, may be infested with emerald ash borers.Press Herald Shared .
Fearing infestation, state wants to locate ash trees sold at Lowe'sThe trees, sold at the stores in multiple Maine communities this spring and summer, may be infested with destructive emerald ash borers.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Gardiner Area High School reports probable COVID-19 caseA letter from MSAD 11 Superintendent Patricia Hopkins, released to the community Monday afternoon, announced a switch to fully remote learning at the high school, beginning Tuesday.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Independent Maine Candidates File Complaint After Being Excluded From WMTW Senate DebateThe two independent candidates in Maine's U.S. Senate race have filed a formal complaint with the Federal Elections Commission for being excluded from this Wednesday's debate hosted by Portland television station WMTW.Maine Public Shared .
Central Maine Oct. 26 police logAugusta and Waterville area police reports for Oct.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Pair indicted for alleged Waterville drive-by shootingA Kennebec County grand jury handed up indictments on numerous incidents last week.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Scientists Estimate 366 Right Whales Remain On EarthFederal scientists are adjusting their estimate of how many endangered North Atlantic right whales are left on the planet down to 366 as of Jan.Maine Public Shared .
Student displays nudity during Bangor High Zoom classThis was the first incident of Zoom-bombing — the unwanted disruption of video calls — that Bangor students have experienced during remote lessons this semester.Bangor Daily News Shared .
'A Lot More Angst' — How Maine Poll Workers, Voters Prepared For Next Tuesday's Unique ElectionMaine poll workers on Tuesday can start processing an unprecedented deluge of absentee ballots that voters have mailed in or, in many cases, hand-delivered this month.Maine Public Shared .
As new deadline approaches, employers take issue with state grant programConfusing application language and incomplete requirements may have sunk chances for some struggling small businesses and nonprofits to get state assistance in the program's first phase.Kennebec Journal Shared .
In 1984, a Mainer cast the first-ever vote for Joe Biden for presidentKeron Kerr said Monday she alone backed him at the Democratic convention because he wowed with his speech, his thinking and his smile.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Watch: Confirmation vote for US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney BarrettMonday's vote is the closest high court confirmation ever to a presidential election, and the first in modern times with no support from the minority party.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Man arrested in Maine, charged with second-degree murder after Kitty Hawk mother's death initially ruled undeterminedA man has been charged in connection with the death of a Kitty Hawk mother of two after the medical examiner initially ruled her death as undetermined.WTKR Shared .
Maine officials hunt for ash trees sold at Lowe'sAUGUSTA â Officials from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are asking for the public's help in locating ash trees sold at Lowe's stores in Maine during the spring and summer 2020.Lewiston Sun Journal Shared .
Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania, but with different approachesThe president stages rallies with thousands of largely mask-less supporters, while the former vice president meets with a few dozen supporters outside a field office.Press Herald Shared .
Trump charges into battleground states despite rising virusHis Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, tries to demonstrate that he is taking the pandemic seriously by holding fewer in-person events.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Latest estimate shows 11 percent decline in North Atlantic right whale populationThe drop to 366 whales in 2019, attributed partly to the revision of previous numbers, is an alarming development for the endangered species.Press Herald Shared .
New England senators float Supreme Court reform as Amy Coney Barrett nears confirmation"They expect that they're gonna be able to break the rules with impunity and when the shoe, maybe, is on the other foot, nothing is going to happen?"Boston.com Shared .
Muslims call for French goods boycott to protest caricaturesFrench President Emmanuel Macron doubled down over the weekend, saying 'we will not give in, ever.'Press Herald Shared .
Maine CDC ends investigation at Madison nursing home after 28 days with no new COVID-19 casesMaplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center, which had violated federal requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19, has had a revised plan of correction deemed acceptable by state officials.Press Herald Shared .
Maine CDC closes outbreak investigation at Madison nursing home after 28 days without new COVID casesMaplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center, which previously violated federal requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19, has also had a revised plan of correction deemed acceptable by state officials.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Jared Kushner says Black people must 'want to be successful'WASHINGTON — Presidential adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that President Donald Trump wants to help Black people in America, but they have to "want to be successful" for his policies to work.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Bowdoinham town office closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure, interrupting early in-person votingNicole Briand, interim town manager, said residents can still drop ballots in the secure ballot box or request an absentee ballot online, but confirmed that the polls were closed for early voting Monday.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Stocks have their worst day in a month as virus cases surgeThe stock market had its worst day in a month as virus cases surge and help for the economy from Washington remains nowhere in sight.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Muslims call for French goods boycott to protest caricaturesFrench President Emmanuel Macron doubled down over the weekend, saying 'we will not give in, ever.'Kennebec Journal Shared .
Maine senators share thoughts on SCOTUS confirmation voteSenator Angus King and Susan Collins are giving their thoughts on Judge Amy Coney Barrettâs confirmation.MSN Shared .
Maine official alerted to potential COVID exposure after Pence visitAt least one public official who attended Mike Pence's visit to Hermon last week was contacted and told they had come in contact with a positive case.Press Herald Shared .
Bucksport Main Street closed due to suspected gas leakBUCKSPORT â Public safety officials have closed Main Street to through traffic Monday afternoon while Bangor Natural Gas repairs a leak near Camden National Bank.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Deer hunt yields culinary pleasuresWood split and stacked: check. Rain barrels drained: check. Pumpkins and squash harvested: check. Screen doors swapped out for storm doors: check.The Ellsworth American Shared .
Lincoln County CourtsTonya Baldwin, 44, Boothbay, domestic violence assault, Sept. 26, 2018, dismissed ; disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures, Sept.The Lincoln County News Shared .
A Walk in the WoodsMoosehead Lake Described by Henry David Thoreau as a gleaming silver platter at the end of the table, Moosehead Lake is the largest lake in Maine and the largest mountain lake in the eastern United States.Lulu's Musings Shared .
Eagle-eyed 6-year-old helps dad bag a second bird"Keeping the tradition alive is important to me but selfishly, this is one day of hunting this dad will never forget," Free Martin writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Maine Music Society announces 3rd annual Online AuctionLEWISTON — An amazing assortment of items will be offered in the Maine Music Society's third online auction beginning at noon Saturday, Nov.Lewiston Sun Journal Shared .
New York City production group bringing one-woman show to Fayette's South Road FarmWinthrop native Chris Henry will direct ‘Fireside,' a one-woman show based on four classic literary tales, that will have two showings Saturday.Press Herald Shared .
Tentative Cam Newton suddenly unable to produce for the Pats"Pre-COVID Cam was electric. Post-COVID Cam is a tipped-over outhouse," Sterling Pingree writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Portland-based jewelry store chain marks 150th anniversarySpringer's Jewelers evolved from a Westbrook dry goods store founded in 1870 into a downtown Portland jeweler.Press Herald Shared .
Trunk-or-treat gatherings, haunted car wash headline central Maine Halloween eventsWith pandemic restrictions discouraging trick-or-treating, local businesses and organizations are planning a variety of activities for children.Kennebec Journal Shared .
As virus resurges, so does fear of more economic pain aheadAll that aid is gone. Yet prospects for more federal stimulus this year appear all but dead, clouding the future for the unemployed, for small businesses like Szuter's and for the economy as a whole.Press Herald Shared .
Trump aide: 'We're not going to control the pandemic'White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, pressed to explain why the pandemic cannot be reined in, said, "Because it is a contagious virus just like the flu." He told CNN's "State of the Union" that the government was focused on getting effective therapeutics and vaccines to market.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Surprise strength of U.S. recovery linked to aid, quick reopeningThe pandemic is expected to restrict growth for months and possibly years.Kennebec Journal Shared .
Study: Lobster population healthy off Maine coast while poor in southern New EnglandLobster fishermen pulled in record catches of the crustaceans off Maine in the last decade, but the catch collapsed off more southern states such as Connecticut.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Editorial: Face masks: ‘Seldom has so little been asked for so much benefit'"To protect your coworkers, your friends, your friends, yourself and people you don't even know, wear a mask," the BDN Editorial Board writes.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Coronavirus deaths are rising again in the US, as fearedHealth experts had warned that it was only a matter of time before deaths turned upward, given the record-breaking surge in cases engulfing the country.Bangor Daily News Shared .
Mainers benefit as region's churches erase about $26 million in medical debtUnited Church of Christ congregations across southern New England helped raise enough money to help almost 20,000 families nationally.Press Herald Shared .
Study: Lobster population healthy off Maine, poor in southPORTLAND, Maine â The American lobster population is in decent shape off of Maine and Canada, but continues to decline in southern New England, according to an assessment by an interstate regulatory group.WHDH 7News Shared .
Old Town death ruled a homicideMaine State Police detectives have interviewed the shooter, but say no charges have been filed as of Monday.Press Herald Shared .
Man charged in burning of ballot drop box in BostonBOSTON â A man was charged with setting a Boston ballot drop box on fire and damaging dozens of ballots, police said Monday.Press Herald Shared .
Coronavirus deaths are rising again in the US, as fearedCases are climbing in nearly every state, despite assurances from President Donald Trump over the weekend that "we're rounding the turn, we're doing great."Press Herald Shared .
Trump charges into battleground states despite rising virusThe final days of the campaign are crystalizing the starkly different approaches Trump and Biden have taken to address the worst public health crisis in a century — with risks for each candidate.Bangor Daily News Shared .
60,000 in Southern California to evacuate after blaze growsPowerful winds across the state prompted power cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent utility equipment from sparking new blazes.Press Herald Shared .
Ellsworth Parish to hold $15,000 Matching Advent ChallengeThanks to the incredible generosity of an anonymous donor, St. Joseph Parish in Ellsworth has the opportunity to close a budget gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic.Bangor Daily News Shared .