The “super spreader” event started with wedding attendees in the Katahdin region and spread to the community at large and to a nursing home in Madison.
At least seven people have died in connection to a coronavirus outbreak that continues to sicken people in Maine following a wedding reception.
Many states are calling for teachers to wear masks, including Alaska, Connecticut, California, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Utah and Washington. Some will require masks for students. Many other states are leaving the decision to local officials.
Fifty-one workers at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in Portland, Maine, tested positive for coronavirus after facility-wide testing, and 31 were not showing any symptoms, the company said.
A Maine man was accidentally shot and killed by his own homemade booby trap device on Thursday, authorities said.
Horror aficionado Stephen King will be turning his home in Maine into a museum and writer’s retreat after the local city council approved the idea.
A powerful propane explosion leveled new construction that houses a nonprofit after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring at least six others, officials said.