September 29, 2022

New Political Party / Down East moonshine / Ten Commandments Monument

today is Tuesday.. Temperatures will be in the 80s with mostly sunny skies across much of the state. Find out here what the weather will be like for the rest of the day. Here’s the latest information on gasoline prices in Maine. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will release the latest COVID-19 data for the weekend at 9:30 a.m. Check our tracker for more information.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will soon stop sending free home COVID tests due to lack of congressional funding. Without funding, there is a need to preserve supply for an expected spike in COVID-19 cases this fall, so the program will be suspended on Friday.

The Forward Party has a limited platform in its early stages, but plans to focus on electing candidates for state and local office.

Republican Glenn Youngkin’s victory in the race for governor of Virginia last year sent shockwaves through the political sphere.

The sand in question belongs to Rick McLaughlin, owner of McLaughlin’s Lobster Shack, just west of the public part of the beach, officials said.

Fort Knox was originally built in the 1840s and 1850s, to protect Maine’s coastal interior and booming lumber industry from attack.

The project will include a new 5ft wide sidewalk along the west side of the road and a separate 5ft wide breakdown lane.

Until now, the eastern part of Maine did not have an official distillery where residents and visitors could obtain locally made spirits.

The new routes will allow LifeFlight to fly safely and reliably in inclement weather to transport more seriously injured and ill patients.

It appears to be the first time in recent history that the Maine attorney general’s office has not retried a person convicted of murder after that conviction was overturned.

Jason Gayne, 36, was indicted by the Somerset County grand jury on Thursday on five counts of theft and one count of forgery.

For 17 years, the corn maze has become the most anticipated fall activity at Goughan’s Berry Farm.

UMaine was among the lowest-ranked league football subdivision schools in several defensive stats last season.

In other Maine news…

Family of man who left Dorothea Dix offer $500 reward

Fort Kent man missing

2 dead in Carmel accident

Woman killed in Turner collision has been identified

Man seriously injured in motorbike accident in Harrison

2 seriously injured in Alfred collision

Maine man charged with stealing car with woman and baby inside

The fate of a Jan. 6 Maine rioter charged with assaulting police officers at the hands of a judge

Popular Maine beach will no longer have lifeguards on duty

Maine advocates call federal PFAS designation a first step

Toxic dog-killing algae may have formed in Cumberland Recreation Area

Renaissance Fair Brings Medieval History Buffs to Aroostook County