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White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 U.S. deaths New! 2020-03-31 18:31:32The figure only applies if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.

Prominent Naples man is Maine’s first publicly identified New! 2020-03-31 17:44:01Rick Paraschak died Sunday of complications from COVID-19. His family remembered him as driven and committed to helping others.

Walmart will start checking worker temps, providing masks New! 2020-03-31 17:33:05Employees who have a temperature of 100 degrees will be sent home with pay.

Harvard Pilgrim waives cost-sharing for coronavirus treatment New! 2020-03-31 17:29:06One of Maine's largest health insurers said co-pays and deductibles for previous claims also will be covered.

Social distancing may have helped California slow virus New! 2020-03-31 16:54:03Because of early measures, some experts say that when the curve finally flattens, it will be seen on the West Coast first.

Spectrum house calls spark health concerns among workers New! 2020-03-31 16:47:26An employee said technicians are still being sent into customers' homes to service internet and cable TV without sufficient protection.

Stocks fall, capping Wall Street’s worst quarter since New! 2020-03-31 16:16:56The big question is if markets will get worse. At this point, no one knows.

Keystone XL pipeline construction to start in April New! 2020-03-31 16:11:01Work will begin at the Montana-Alberta border and is expected to send oil to the U.S. by 2023.

Coronavirus how-to: Protect yourself while shopping New! 2020-03-31 16:08:38Whether it's take-out, delivery or a trip to the store, there are ways to protect yourself and the employees handling your food.

U.S. warship’s captain seeks to isolate crew as New! 2020-03-31 15:52:41Navy Capt. Brett Crozier is asking that all but 10% of the USS Theodore Roosevelt's crew members be removed from the aircraft carrier.

McConnell: Impeachment ‘diverted attention’ from coronavirus New! 2020-03-31 15:44:50The Senate was briefed about the virus on Jan. 24 – during the trial – and again on Feb. 5, when Trump was acquitted.

Maine small businesses, lenders scramble to navigate aid New! 2020-03-31 15:38:46While government agencies get up to speed on new federal programs, smart business owners are taking action.

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Hampden Academy basketball star to play at Division New! 2020-03-31 19:00:19Bryce Lausier, who spearheaded Hampden Academy’s drive to the Class A boys basketball state championship this season, is headed to New Hampshire

March 31 evening update: The latest on the New! 2020-03-31 18:56:59Here is a roundup of today’s COVID-19 related news in Maine and New England.

Janet Mills will allow gun shops to reopen New! 2020-03-31 18:26:34Gun shops will be allowed to reopen in Maine after the administration of Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday included them on an updated list of businesses th

Maine cancels annual standardized tests after getting feds’ New! 2020-03-31 18:00:26Maine’s statewide standardized tests, an annual feature of the spring school calendar, are canceled for this school year due to the school closu

Pandemic having minimal impact on state wildlife research New! 2020-03-31 18:00:20As many Mainers struggle to figure out how to work from home and adhere to social distancing guidelines while still getting their jobs done, the state

Milo police chief/town manager dies unexpectedly New! 2020-03-31 17:36:27Milo Police Chief and Town Manager Damien Pickel died unexpectedly at his home Monday, according to police. He was 51.

Glenburn man ejected from car in crash after New! 2020-03-31 17:11:41A Glenburn man was injured Tuesday morning when he was ejected from his vehicle in a crash on Avenue Road in Levant following a high-speed chase with

Read Janet Mills’ full stay-at-home order New! 2020-03-31 17:05:43Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday ordered Mainers to stay home except to shop for necessities or to go to jobs deemed essential through April, putting Maine

Janet Mills orders Mainers to stay home through New! 2020-03-31 16:30:05Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday ordered Mainers to stay home except to shop for groceries and other necessities or to go to jobs deemed essential for all

Belfast Montessori school opens doors to children of New! 2020-03-31 16:00:04Staff at Cornerspring Montessori School in Belfast met a toddler at the door Tuesday morning with smiles — and a thermometer. On Monday, it bega

COVID-19 could peak in late April in Maine, New! 2020-03-31 15:56:10As the surge of COVID-19 cases increases in Maine and across the U.S., public health officials and epidemiologists are attempting to model when the ou

Vinalhaven pushing back on ‘vigilante’ actions amid COVID-19 New! 2020-03-31 15:53:28Over the weekend, the island of Vinalhaven made national news when a small group of residents allegedly tried to force a group of out-of-staters to qu

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