Category Archives: Maine

Patriots place 3 more on COVID injury list but Broncos game still on

The New England Patriots went back to work Saturday in preparation for their twice-postponed game against Denver even as they added three more players to the COVID-19 injury list. Offensive lineman Shaquille Mason and defensive lineman Derek Rivers were added to the list on Saturday, as was running back Sony Michel, who was already on… Read More »

Emergency Rooms And Health Clinics Become Voter Registration Hubs

This year, there aren’t as many large public events with volunteers signing people up to vote in the weeks before the election, due to the pandemic. But doctors’ offices are stepping in to fill the void, through programs like VotER and Vote Health 2020, nonpartisan efforts to register patients in free clinics, community centers and… Read More »

Our View: COVID will disrupt holiday plans

As Mainers adjust to an autumn with no high school football, agricultural fairs gone virtual and an Election Day that’s stretched out over a month, it’s hard to focus on what else 2020 has in store for us. But a quick glance at the calendar shows that Thanksgiving is only five weeks away, and as… Read More »

Obituary: MaryAnn O’Laughlin

MaryAnn O’Laughlin JENSEN BEACH, Fla. – MaryAnn O’Laughlin, 77, of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Baltic, Conn., passed away peacefully on Friday March 13, 2020 at the Treasure Coast Hospice Residence, Ft. Pierce, Fla. Born to William and Ethel O’Laughlin on Nov. 16, 1942, she lived in Hallowell, Maine, before moving to Connecticut in the early… Read More »

Fight for Maine’s 2nd District brings less money, fire this time around

LEWISTON — A contentious fight for Maine’s vast, mostly rural 2nd Congressional District broke state fundraising records in 2018, when the district played a pivotal role in the Democrats’ drive to take back the U.S. House of Representatives. This time around, that’s not the case. Democratic Rep. Jared Golden’s first drive to retain his seat… Read More »