The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, a respiratory illness, is impacting many aspects of our lives in Maine and all over the world. We are dedicated to keeping you up to date on how the pandemic is affecting you and your neighbors in Bangor and all of eastern Maine.
Mills Opens Southern Maine Eateries, Relaxes Store Capacities
Governor Janet Mills has taken more steps toward reopening the state, including opening restaurants in Southern Maine and allowing more people into stores statewide.
T.J. Maxx, Marshalls Plan To Reopen Most Stores By June 30
Officials with T.J. Maxx and Marshalls announced Thursday they plan to reopen most of their stores by June 30.
Hospitality Maine Proposes a Tourism and Retail Recovery Plan
Representatives from Hospitality Maine held a media conference on Friday, to reveal a recovery plan they hope will help the state's tourism industry survive the pandemic.
Puritan Explains Disposal of Products Made During Trump's Visit
Puritan Medical Products has released a statement, explaining why the products manufactured during President Trump's recent visit were thrown away.
Bangor's Hope House No Longer COVID-19 Outbreak Site
Bangor's Hope House is no longer considered an outbreak site for COVID-19, Maine CDC officials announced Monday.
Mills Announces Alternative To 14-Day Quarantine for Tourists
The Mills administration announced Monday an alternative to the 14-day quarantine for tourists visiting the state.
President Trump Visits Maine Amid Protests, Rallies
President Donald Trump visited two Maine locations on Friday.
Governor Janet Mills Extends COVID-19 Rent Relief Program
Governor Mills has extended the COVID-19 rent relief program to include the month of June.
Maine CDC Releases COVID-19 Information by Zip Code
A new tool, on the Maine CDC website, allows residents to search how many cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in their zip code.