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Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

1,110 of the 1,819 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and 73 deaths and that means there are 638 active cases at this time in Maine according to WABI. There are over 5,000,000 cases worldwide.

Some Maine prisons who had been taking part in work-release programs that were laid off because of the pandemic were receiving unemployment according to WABI. The benefits have been frozen until the situation is reviewed.

Letters at the Blue Hill Historical Society dated from the late 1790s, when there was yellow fever, indicated people, even hundreds of years ago, knew that hygiene and physical distancing could slow the spread of disease according to WABI.

The city of Augusta has hired a new clerk, it is the current Waterville city clerk according to centralmaine.com. She starts her new job in June.

The list of what needs to be for stage two business and camps to opening for June has been released according to WABI.

Nursing homes can not take a Medicaid patient’s stimulus check according to WGME. It can only be taken for unpaid child support payments.

Youth softball and baseball in central Maine are looking to have a season this year with plans for tryouts and games in the works according to centralmaine.com.

The Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl will not be played this year because of COVID-19 concerns according to centralmaine.com.

NASCAR had to stop Wednesday’s race at Darlington with 20 laps to go because of rain, Denny Hamlin was called at the winner according to centralmaine.com.