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.
Maine Health Experts Say It's Time to Start Wearing Masks Again
Maine's health leaders gathered together on Thursday, encouraging residents to return to personal pandemic protocols.
Maine's Episcopal Diocese Requires Vaccinations of Clergy, Staff
The Bishop of Maine's Episcopal Diocese announced this week that all members of its clergy and staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Maine Leaders React to FDA Approval of the Pfizer COVID Vaccine
Governor Mills and other leaders on the front lines of the pandemic are reacting favorably to the news that the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine has received FDA approval.
At Least 5 UPS Employees from Brewer Terminal Positive for COVID
The UPS terminal in Brewer is the latest area business to close its doors, after several employees tested positive for COVID-19.
U.S. Senator Angus King of Maine Tests Positive for COVID
Angus King, one of Maine's United State Senators, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Don't Forget a Mask When Spending a Day at Acadia National Park
Visitors to Acadia National Park will be required to wear masks indoors, and in several outdoor areas.
Mark Chesnutt Tests Positive for COVID Amid Recovery From Surgery
His wife Tracie also tested positive.
Live Nation to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test at Live Events
The news comes amid a surge of cases due to the Delta variant.
COVID-19 Vaccine is Now Required of All Maine Healthcare Workers
Governor Janet Mills is now requiring that all Maine healthcare workers be vaccinated against COVID-19.