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.
Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination rate among highest per population in US
State CDC director warns it’s a “matter of time” before the variant strain of COVID-19 is detected in Maine.
Together, to the compassionate end
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.
The rise of angels during a hellish year
In a time of astonishing goodwill and soul-crushing loss, ordinary Mainers have done extraordinary things to help others get through the pandemic.
Maine CDC deploys first direct-care volunteers in pandemic to fill staffing gap in Deer Isle
The number of people enrolled in the Maine Responds Emergency Health Volunteer System has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, from 1,300 to 3,100.
State budget to take center stage during 2021 legislative session
GOP to look for ways to reassert legislative power while Democrats eye health care and climate change.
Maine CDC director answers questions on trajectory of COVID-19 heading into 2021
Dr. Nirav Shah talks about the roll out of the vaccine, recent surges in cases and what he wishes he had done differently as the coronavirus hit the state.
Public Health Notebook: Vaccines arrive in Maine, but the battle against COVID-19 remains far from over
The director of the state’s CDC warns that there’s no fairytale ending, that the pandemic won’t simply be flipped off like a light switch.
Somerset is becoming the Maine county hardest-hit by COVID-19 deaths
The rural, western Maine county’s cumulative death rate is second to Waldo County, which recorded most of its deaths in the spring.
Chasing Maine: The Quarantine
As the coronavirus pandemic relentlessly continues, producer Roger McCord documents his experience with a 14-day quarantine mandate — and one version of how to deal with isolation.
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