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Grappling with the coronavirus
How is the coronavirus affecting you?
Are you suddenly out of work? How is your child’s remote education going? Are you struggling with isolation? Has getting a home repair become a challenge? Are you having trouble buying essentials? We want to hear how Mainers are coping. Email us at [email protected]. Please include your name, town and phone number so a reporter can contact you.
  • Local & State

    No new shark sightings in Maine since Friday, but officials urge caution

    Swimming restrictions at four state parks may be lifted on Monday, but authorities encourage swimmers, kayakers and paddleboarders to stay away from seals – great white sharks' preferred prey.

  • Local & State

    Maine courts will allow public, press to watch hearings online

    The Maine Judicial Branch is asking for $8.5 million in emergency federal funds to improve those video and telephone hearings.

  • Local & State

    For Maine’s 4-H kids, raising animals a labor of love

    But because the coronavirus has canceled most agricultural fairs this year, they won't get to take part in a treasured annual tradition.

  • Local & State

    You can live in this historic Calais house for free, if you’re willing to fix it

    The National Park Service is holding an open house on Thursday at the McGlashan-Nickerson House in Calais.

  • Local & State

    Facing coronavirus and an uncertain fall, some Maine families consider homeschooling

    Driven by health concerns and seeking stability, parents who stay at home or are now working from home are exploring alternatives to sending their children back to school.

  • Editorials

    Our View: Changes at U.S. Postal Service a threat to democracy

    Postal workers are being kept from doing their jobs, and that could delay the delivery of mail-in ballots in the November election.

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