Coronavirus in Maine: Daily Headlines
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A compilation of top stories about the pandemic from The Maine Monitor’s media partners across Maine.
Maine sheriffs adopt changes to prevent individual jails from recording confidential calls, but no statewide solution emerges
10 facilities recorded jailed defendants’ calls to attorneys, an investigation finds.
In Maine’s shellfish aquaculture, it is believed to be harder for women and minorities to get loans from banks to start their businesses.
Although the Maine AG and a key e-cigarette manufacturer fail to agree on a deal over marketing tactics, cities are imposing bans on sales.
Paul LePage has benefited from Florida property tax laws intended for residents of Florida; meanwhile, he rolled out his plan to combat what he contends are “extreme woke agendas” in schools.
Maine was set to receive about $11 million as part of a nearly $440 million settlement between the manufacturer and 33 states and territories.
Waters in the Northeast and Gulf of Maine are warming and rising faster than most, adding fuel to storms that pass through.
Samantha Hogan’s “Eavesdropping in Maine Jails” series receives honorable mention recognition from the Institute for Nonprofit News.
About 19% of students seriously considered attempting suicide in the last 12 months, including more than 40% of gay, lesbian, or bi-sexual students.
After a devastating year caused in large part by climate change, a rapid resurgence in 2022 has research teams ecstatic.
Maine’s connection to its dwindling paper industry makes the relationship between a paper mill and a dam a delicate political issue in this election year.
The National Education Association (NEA) reported that Maine teacher salaries, on average, were just over $57,000 in 2020-21.
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