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VIRUS COUNT ESCALATES

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
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    Amtrak further limits Downeaster service in response to COVID-19

    Starting Monday, the rail line will operate only one round trip per day between Brunswick and Boston.

  • Local & State
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    Chebeague Island ferry won’t transport suspected COVID-19 patients

    The island town's primary ferry responds to emergency calls but says it won't transport anyone suspected to be infected with the coronavirus.

  • Local & State
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    Maine rural hospitals cut pay, hours while preparing for surge of patients

    The cost-cutting measures are happening because hospitals are no longer getting revenue from emergency room visits and elective procedures were canceled to make room for COVID-19 patients.

  • Nation & World
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    Pandemic stigmatizes New Yorkers fleeing city to Connecticut, Maine

    America’s largest city is pandemic central, and New Yorkers have become the face of the fearsome infection – virtual pariahs whose potential arrival has spurred anxious demands for roadblocks up and down the East Coast.

  • Nation & World
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    As virus takes hold, resistance to stay-at-home orders remains widespread

    Government and business leaders across a large swath of the country remain defiant and are resisting curtailing life in their own communities.

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Maine Street: Stroll our virtual downtown for things to do from home

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