Bangor, Maine News Update: March 31, 2021
The Maine CDC reports 231 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, and 2 more people who have died. Pharmacies in Shaw's Supermarkets are now administering the vaccine, with pre-registration through their website. So far, 676,513 doses of the vaccine have been given in the state.
Bangor High School has gone to remote learning, after a confirmed case of COVID-19, in either a student or staff member. The plan is for students to return to in-person learning on Tuesday, April 6th. Ellsworth High School also has a confirmed case of COVID, and will be in a remote learning model at least through April 2nd.
People in recovery from substance use disorder are invited to take part in a virtual workshop on yoga. Healthy Acadia and Maine Recovery Corps are hosting the workshops that are open to individuals of all ages and levels of physical activity. Find more information on the Healthy Acadia Facebook page.
Schools are signing up for a virtual career fair, aimed at students in grades 9 through 12. Participating students will interact with leaders from a variety of fields, so they can get a feel for what they might like to do in the future. More information is available on the event's website.
A food pantry in Rockland that helps provide food for children on the weekends, and those who don't have access to school lunches, just received a $1,000 check from the Grand Harbor Inn in Camden. The Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry benefitted from a promotion, in which the Inn gave a 50% discount for a two-night stay, as long as the guests donated $35 to the food pantry.
Tickets are going fast for the Wicked Muddy Mainer in Orrington. The super-muddy obstacle course has been adapted to keep participants safe, including smaller heats compared to previous years. Tickets for the event that will be held on July 10th are available through the Wicked Muddy Mainer Facebook page.