Maine Gov. The total number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died is now 218. November 27 The Cross Insurance Arena and Biddeford Ice Arena are both examples of facilities owned by local governments that are expected to be self-sufficient. It wasn't until after my workdays returned to normal (as normal as they get in the radio business, at least) that I noticed that, not only was the business closed, the building was GONE! Discover the latest news, videos, photos about current events and stories that matter. Serves southern Maine from Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Gorham, Falmouth to Lewiston-Auburn. Behavior. AUGUSTA, Maine — A member of Gov. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention testing lab was closed for Thanksgiving, and updated statewide COVID-19 case numbers won't be released until Saturday. To support Maine families struggling economically because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Governor Janet Mills today announced she is dedicating an additional $6.2 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds to Maine Housing’s COVID-19 Rental Relief Program. Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. The location, formerly a K-Mart store, will... AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Governor Janet Mills addressed her COVID-19 exposure during Wednesday’s CDC briefing. Dunlap has held the position for the last eight years, but has to leave the post because of term limits. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development will begin the application process for the new Recovery Grant program tomorrow morning at 9. She checks to see if any lobster traps washed up on shore and how dogs are behaving on the beach. Barbara says, “PSUMC memorial started as an extension of our desire to have a special memorial for members of PSUMC that have died in the last year.” These people are recognized by name via the blue ribbons in the center of the display. Each of those ribbons represented one of over 1,200 individuals who had died from the virus. Stand up for Free Speech at USM. The pandemic is creating a host of major challenges, from public health, to schools to an economy in crisis. Even though it has been several weeks since the business closed, I never noticed it was gone until just a few days ago. The House will... AUGUSTA, Maine — Just a month after Election Day, the new, 130th session of the State Legislature began its first regular session today with the swearing in of all members and leaders. Rev. She spent her early working career as a nurse-midwife, tending to the births of hundreds of babies at Mercy Hospital in Portland. Public News Service is an independent media provider of audio news stories. Janet Mills said her possible exposure to the coronavirus is more evidence that no one is immune to the disruptions the virus can cause. This writer has found no record of a newspaper published in Sidney, Winslow, Benton, Palermo or Windsor. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, two sisters are doing their part to spread something else to the masses in Strafford County and Maine’s York County. In fact, we have a flood warning in effect until the evening of December 2 according to National Weather Service. The fishermen, Jeff Matthews, Ethan Ward, Michael Porper and Robert Blethen, all from Maine, were lost when the Emmy Rose sank off the coast of Provincetown last Monday. The 2020 election was a rejection of the "far-left" policies of people like Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told "The Story" in an exclusive interview Monday. Janet Mills’ security detail who had been experiencing coronavirus symptoms formally tested positive on Wednesday, and state officials are working on contact tracing while the governor quarantines. Breaking news and video. Come on down to the Cross Insurance Arena between 9am and 12pm on Saturday.for a drive-through Teddy Bear Toss and holiday event! Isolate. WELLS, Maine — As part of her regular patrol, Wells' Animal Control Officer Caitlin Lipert walks the beach. Barbara Sagat-Stover, Congregational Coordinator at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church (PSUMC), in Waterville, created a COVID-19 memorial after reading about a Madison, Wisconsin, congregation that created a fabric ribbon tribute on the church outdoor railings. At Highland Farm in Scarborough, business is booming. Gov. Looking up at the Civil War memorial statue standing guard over Monument Park on Route 32, in Vassalboro, you may notice something missing. NEWS CENTER Maine is the NBC affiliate for the Portland-Auburn/Bangor markets which includes Northern, Southern Maine … Mills quarantining after possible exposure to COVID-19] Dozens of protesters showed up outside. She holds two nursing degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Concerns amid the pandemic means sessions will take place at the Augusta Civic Center rather than the State House. No new COVID-related deaths in Maine, 238 news cases Updated: Nov. 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM EST For the first time in more than a week, the Maine CDC reports no one died with the cornavirus. The governor said Wednesday afternoon she was not exhibiting any symptoms of the virus. The 20 deaths are a new daily record for the state. Radici Una Pizzaria in Portland faced an additional challenge, opening a new restaurant in the middle of a global pandemic. An explosion at a paper mill rocked a small Maine town on Wednesday, as a passerby captured images of the terrifying blast.. Comprehensive coverage of Maine news. According to police, the delivery driver was assaulted and robbed by two black men armed with semi-automatic handguns while making a delivery at Wellesley Estates on Forest Ave. Bullied 7-year-old fights back by opening food pantry. Maine's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Maine Weather November storm triggers outages, fires, knocks out 9-1-1 in parts of Greater Portland The 232... Several of the small towns in the central Kennebec Valley have had local newspapers, and one – China – still does as of 2020. However, the reconvening of lawmakers will be anything but regular this session. FALMOUTH (WGME) -- Greenhouses and farms across Maine are busy this holiday season with customers buying wreaths, poinsettias and trees. This closure is necessary to allow a crane to lift large steel beams from ground level to the top of Lincoln Mill. After a four-year legal battle, the owner of the Big Moose Mountain ski resort in Greenville is being ordered to … In fact, some places say they might just sell out of Christmas trees this year. PORTLAND, Maine — Catholic Charities of Maine gave away handmade scarves and hats for Keep Warm Wednesday. Breaking stories from major cities and towns in Maine weather updates, global news… Donations this year will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine and the South Portland Holiday Toy Drive. YORK, Maine — For more than 70 years, Toys for Tots has been providing presents to children in need. Please seek alternate travel routes during this time. “While we’re planning for all possibilities, including no relief package, additional federal funding will... AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine officially has a new Speaker of the House: 28-year-old Rep. Ryan Fecteau. News. Janet Mills said Wednesday that the first batch of vaccines, about enough for 12,000 people, could arrive by mid-December. [Gov. PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father’s cat with a frying pan on Thanksgiving. News from the Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram. ... TODAY celebrates 100th birthdays (and a 101st and 102nd): Nov. 30, 2020. It is always very impressive to see the Kennebec River like this and to see... AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The 130th Maine Legislature meet for its first regular session on Wednesday. All stuffed animals must be new and with tags attached.It's such a fun thing and even though the Mariners are not playing this year, you can still toss them a bear this Saturday. There's no Maine Mariners' Hockey this season, but that doesn't mean the Mariners are not going to have their annual Teddy Bear Toss! Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from This was Ozzy’s 5th trip to Portland in support of his album No Rest for the Wicked. We remember the crankin' Crazy Babies and Miracle Man here on the Blimp. Central and Western Maine News. This album also marked the... PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland school district has teamed up with Wayside to deliver more than 200 free meal boxes to families in the district. Although the proud Union soldier stands tall, gripping the muzzle of a 19th century rifle, the bottom portion of the chiseled gun he holds is gone. PetMedic Urgent Care Vet Clinic will open in March 2021 in 2,200 square feet of leased space at 191 Marginal Way, next to a ConvenientMD walk-in clinic, according to a news release. Janet Mills remains in quarantine, it was announced a member of her security detail tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday, Democrats in the Legislature nominated Sen. Shenna Bellows of Manchester to be their candidate to replace Matt Dunlap as Secretary of State. Hannibal Hamlin (1837) and Charles Andrews (1842) take the cake for the youngest Speakers. Mills launches $40M grant program to support Maine tourism, hospitality, and small businesses Money; Mainers answer the call to help locate possibly infested ash trees that were sold at Lowe's Local News; Pandemic or no pandemic, the Magic of Christmas will go on 207; All the holiday flavors layered in to a trifle 207 Recipes Mills says the number of doses is far... PORTLAND (WGME) -- It's still early, but the chances for another impactful storm are increasing for this weekend. Temporary Maine memorial will honor lives lost to COVID-19 WMTW Boy whose parents died from COVID-19 months apart gets massive birthday parade WMTW … We had a TON of rain yesterday and as expected there was a little flooding. The Androscoggin Mill in … That vaccine is given in two doses per individual. With fatal overdoses surging, the Drug Enforcement Agency is launching a new... PORTLAND, Maine — The state and Maine hospitals said preparations are well underway for coronavirus vaccines that could be arriving within weeks. Maine's premier news source. Maine news and current events from Public News Service. Explore issues including health care, education, economy, crime and corrections, and infrastructure. Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, and Penobscot counties each had one new reported death. Fox Bangor has news, weather, sports, events, and promotions. The grant is aimed to help the tourism, lodging, restaurant... AUGUSTA, Maine — The stage is set for the new Maine Legislature to elect a new secretary of state—but the outcome already seems clear. The robbery occurred at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, police say. AUGUSTA, Maine — Twenty more Mainers with COVID-19 have died, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday. Get tested. PORTLAND, Maine — New concerns are being raised over the recently passed hazard pay provision included in the voter-approved minimum wage increase in Portland and the impact those costs could have on mental health and addiction treatment services. The Bangor Daily News reports that the man's father called police Thursday morning to report that he had found his cat dead. Instead of the statehouse, the 186 members met at the Augusta Civic Center to allow for great social... AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - A new grant will become available tomorrow for certain businesses struggling from COVID-19. Mills said Tuesday she was potentially exposed via a member of her security detail. Mills, a Democrat, announced late Tuesday that she was quarantining after a member of her security... AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting four new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday and 232 new cases. A Maine woman has been charged with making interstate threats against newly re-elected Sen. Susan Collins, after … Usually, on Teddy Bear Toss night, when our guys score the first goal of the evening, the crowd shoers the ice with stuffed animals. Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. Stone Street will remain open, as will Pearl Street. Yes, it is now a PARKING LOT! Maine CDC reports 224 cases of coronavirus statewide by Rosemary Lausier 10 hours ago 3 hours ago Sunday’s report brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Maine to 11,508. WMTW News 8 is your source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. Using separate Facebook groups for each county, the sisters have prompted locals to hide gifts in public places, then to share photos and hints about the locations with the group. Features news from the Kennebec Journal of Augusta, Maine and Morning Sentinel of Waterville, Maine. Visit Portland's most reliable source for breaking news. This event is perfect for a date night out for... PORTLAND, Maine — With hockey teams unable to practice for the past month due to coronavirus restrictions, the Maine arenas home to hockey are under financial strain. NEWS CENTER Maine. Serves southern Maine from Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Gorham, Falmouth to Lewiston-Auburn. 11/20/2020: Briefing to the Maine Legislature 11-20-2020 11/19/2020: Claims for Unemployment Compensation, Week Ending November 14 11/18/2020: Free virtual employment workshops and info sessions to help individuals connect to resources. New members are being sworn in Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center. AUGUSTA — While Gov. Serves Augusta, Hallowell, Manchester, Waterville and the Northern Kennebec Valley of … AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Governor Janet Mills says Maine will be getting 12,675 initial doses of the Pfizer vaccine from the federal government. 303K likes. He said the lobbies of donation locations... Sen. Stacy Brenner is an organic farmer and small business owner who co-founded and now operates Broadturn Farm in Scarborough. The new deaths bring the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 214. The remaining ribbons each represent an individual who has died in Maine due to the virus. That's why I never noticed it was gone. Where it disappeared to has been a source of continuing mystery and speculation in the town of Vassalboro. Features news from the Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram. With local news from across the state, opinion, obits, and political coverage, The Bangor Daily News brings Maine together. Here's my excuse for not noticing before now. Downtown Biddeford and Saco have teamed up for a magical holiday experience this Friday, December 4th. There will be no on-street parking within this work area. According to the Lewiston Sun Journal, Target has confirmed plans to open a new location at 603 Centre Street in Auburn. Mills says she was exposed to the virus by a member of her Executive Protection Unit who has now tested positive. Jayde and Alexis Hassen have enlisted thousands of people in each county into a large game of Secret Santa. I spent several weeks getting to work early (before the sun came up) and leaving work late (after the sun went down). 'It's not too late to take measures' » The South Dakota Department of Health on Saturday reported 54 new deaths from COVID-19, … In a statement, Frey said he's "honored... AUGUSTA (WGME) -- The 130th Maine Legislature is convening for the first time since the pandemic began. SANFORD, Maine – Three students received flu shots at school, even though their parents had not consented to the vaccinations, a spokesperson for the … 32 years ago today, WBLM welcomed back Ozzy Osbourne to the Cumberland County Civic Center. She is a board member of Maine Farmland Trust and Board Vice-President of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Organization (MOFGA). Maine's premier, independent public media resource. "Quite a few bags of poop,"... An urgent medical care center for animals plans to open in Portland, next to a similar clinic for humans. The tree is up and lit in Portland's Monument Square for the season, and Portland Downtown has set up a camera to live stream it 24/7. Sen. Brenner is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where she studied agriculture and plant sciences. A proposed new rule from the Maine CDC that would require health care workers to get a seasonal flu shot, drew some opposition at a public hearing on Monday. Coronavirus Iconic Maine businesses couldn’t survive the pandemic shutdown and restrictions.