The rise of community-focused groups likely helped Maine maintain low infection rates. Their success could continue even after the pandemic.
COVID-19 increased the stress and isolation that worsens abuse, making Maine survivors feel less safe at home. Violence against women is a “shadow pandemic.”
State and federal governments will feel the pinch of increasing debt well into the future.
Maine lags behind other states in how much it reimburses health facilities for treating its lowest-income residents. Without change, providers fear they can’t afford to continue.
As sites begin operating in Bangor and Scarborough, the state receives a 16 percent increase in vaccines from the federal government.
At least one county official is frustrated that emergency management agencies haven’t played a larger role in the rollout.
Julie Byron, who grew up in Hallowell, spent 47 days on the front line of a ravaged New York City, bonding with others while dealing with experiences she’ll never forget.
State CDC director warns it’s a “matter of time” before the variant strain of COVID-19 is detected in Maine.
A pastor and his wife, both suffering from COVID-19, were together through the final moments of a half-century marriage because of the efforts of a loving doctor and a do-what-it-takes Houlton hospital.
In a time of astonishing goodwill and soul-crushing loss, ordinary Mainers have done extraordinary things to help others get through the pandemic.
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