The Maine CDC reports 295 new cases of COVID-19. Starting today, all Maine residents age 16 and over are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Information about vaccination clinics can be found on the state of Maine website.

A Stonington man died as the result of a head-on crash in Blue Hill on Monday evening. 53-year-old Richard Goodwin was declared dead at the scene after his pickup crossed the center line, on the Ellsworth Road, and struck another pickup truck head-on. William and Doris Webb of Blue Hill, from the second vehicle, were both hurt in the crash. Doris was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Residents in rural communities who are finding it challenging to get to COVID vaccination sites, can now take advantage of a new program that will bring the shots to them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is partnering with the state on a mobile vaccination unit that will travel to out-of-the-way destinations. The unit will begin by visiting Oxford next week.

Hollywood Casino will hold a job fair on Friday, for positions at the casino, including jobs at the hotel, food and beverage, back of house positions, administration, and jobs on the gaming floor, with a $1,000 sign-on bonus for some of the openings. The job fair will be held from 1 to 4 pm Friday in the casino’s Lancaster Room.

Waterville’s Rotary Club is awarding grants to local organizations that help fight food insecurity in the area. The organization voted to take $15 thousand out of its reserves to assign in increments of up to $3,000 each. 8 community organizations will benefit from the program.

The Bangor Public Library will reopen to people who want to browse for books, starting on Monday. After being closed for more than a year, due to the pandemic, the library staff is excited to reopen for limited hours.

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