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Emily joined the Sun Journal in April 2021 on the health beat. She previously reported for the Lakes Region Weekly, covering nine towns in Cumberland County. She enjoys taste testing chai lattes at local cafes, attempting to beat her personal best on the NYT’s mini crossword puzzle and watching thunderstorms. She’s on the fence about the Oxford comma. Emily grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Wellesley College in 2018. She’s lived in lots of places for little bits of time but now calls Portland home. She welcomes coffee shop recommendations, cookie recipes and news tips in her inbox.

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  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    In Androscoggin County, vaccinations ‘are the way out of this’

    There have been 90 new cases per 10,000 residents in Androscoggin County over the past 14 days, said Dr. Nirav Shah Thursday. That’s a stark difference from the state, which is only 38 per 10,000 people.

  • Published
    April 29, 2021

    Naples reaches a resolution in hoopla over cupola

    Selectmen earlier this month unanimously agreed to transfer ownership of the historic structure that once crowned the Bay of Naples Inn to landowner Mark Copeland.

  • Published
    April 28, 2021

    Lewiston-Auburn leads the entire country in daily average of new COVID-19 cases

    The Lewiston-Auburn metropolitan ranks third in the country for the highest daily average of new COVID-19 cases over the last two weeks, according to data published by The New York Times.

  • Published
    April 28, 2021

    Windham public safety building expansion gets green light

    The $4.3 million renovation and expansion project should begin in a couple of months.

  • Published
    April 22, 2021

    State health officials: Androscoggin County’s high COVID-19 rate likely related to low vaccination rate

    On Wednesday, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 625 people for every 10,000 residents in Androscoggin County had tested positive for the disease

  • Published
    April 21, 2021

    Region’s schools vary on increasing in-person learning

    Though COVID-19 case numbers have spiked across the region, the five school districts in the Lakes Region have made different decisions on whether to increase in-person instruction for the remainder of the academic year.

  • Published
    April 21, 2021

    Garden gives kids green thumb, green goodies

    Lake Region Kids’ Garden founder Tory Ryden and other volunteers will help kids grow their own produce for the second year.

  • Published
    April 14, 2021

    Bridgton town offices closed due to COVID-19

    The Bridgton town offices will remain closed until April 22 due to a positive case of COVID-19 among town employees, according to a notice posted to the town’s website Monday. The employee was last present at the offices at 3 Chase St. on April 8, and any members of the public that are deemed to […]

  • Published
    April 14, 2021

    More administrative changes coming to New Gloucester

    The New Gloucester Selectboard has accepted the resignation of Town Planner Scott Hastings, who joined the town in 2017. Hastings’ last day on the job is April 15. “I have enjoyed my time with the town and have found the people here a pleasure to work with,” Hastings wrote in his resignation letter. “This town […]

  • Published
    April 14, 2021

    Mobile vaccination unit coming to Windham

    A mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be stationed at the Windham Mall, 795 Roosevelt Trail, Sunday, April 18, through Thursday, April 22. Appointments are available by calling the Community Vaccination Line at 888-445-4111. The mobile unit, a partnership between the sate and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has the ability to provide 250 Moderna vaccinations […]

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