BLM March in Waterville area, $38M for Bridge Repairs & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
2,233 of the 2,819 cases of COVID-19 in Maine are considered recovered and 101 deaths according to WABI. Maine starts the day with 485 active cases.
A Black Live Matter march from Winslow to Waterville to focus on what organizers feel is the ‘systematic racism that exists in the Waterville area’ according to centralmaine.com.
Maine is receiving $38M for bridge repairs in Maine including the bridge over the Webb Road in Waterville over the interstate according to WABI.
Lewiston’s city council voted to condemn the use of racial profiling and unreasonable use of force according to WGME.
The new rules allow more people into stores in Maine and that will help to do away with the wait lines according to WMTW. Physical distancing and wearing a mask is still necessary.
Unemployment deposits this week may be delayed because of the number of people putting in for their benefits according to WMTW. Part of the reason is that so many file their weekly report on Sunday so the system is overloaded on Monday. They suggest waiting until later in the week to file their weekly information.
Outdoor classes at KVYMCA and the Alfond Youth and Community Center are bringing people back, keeping people fit and giving a sense of community according to centralmaine.com.