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 CDC Watching More Contagious Strain of COVID Called B117
The Maine CDC says a new, more contagious strain of COVID-19 has not been detected in Maine, as of yet.
Maine Flu Cases Drop Drastically Due to COVID Safety Protocols
Health officials say a dramatic drop in cases of influenza in 2020 is due in large part to the safety protocols in place to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus: More Mainers Test Positive For COVID-19
More Mainers have tested positive for COVID-19.
Send Healthcare Workers an Online Caring Card with United Way
The United Ways of Maine have a way for you to send words of encouragement to healthcare workers online.
Mainers Will See a Delay in Federal Unemployment Benefits
Unemployed residents will see a delay of at least a week in their federal benefits, according to the Department of Labor.
Bangor Superintendent Reports COVID Case at Mary Snow School
Bangor's Superintendent of Schools says they have a single, confirmed case of COVID-19 at Mary Snow School.
Maine's Logging Industry Included in COVID-19 Relief Package
For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, Maine loggers will be getting some help from a COVID-19 relief package.
Charley Pride Dead at 86 From COVID-19 Complications
Farewell to a true country music legend.
Mills Issues Order Requiring Masks in All Indoor Public Spaces
Gov. Janet Mills on Friday issued an executive order requiring people to wear face coverings in all indoor public spaces.
Taylor Swift Gifts $13,000 Each to Two Moms Behind on Their Rent
The star read about their plights in a newspaper article.