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  • COVID-19 Jul 30

    Maine Doubles Renter's Assistance to $1,000

    Gov. Janet Mills announced Thursday at a briefing on Maine’s response to the coronavirus pandemic that the state is doubling the amount of money being given renters through the state’s renter’s relief fund and expanding the length of some eviction proceedings. Citing a coming “housing cliff” caused by the reopening of the state’s courts and the end of federal...

  • bailey island Jul 28

    Woman Dies in Apparent Shark Attack in Maine

    A woman has died in what authorities in Maine are describing as an apparent shark attack. A witness said the woman was swimming “when she was injured in what appeared to be a shark attack,” according to a statement from the Maine Department of Marine Resources. Kayakers in the area took her to shore, where paramedics were called. But she…

  • Rhode Island Jul 18

    RI Discouraging Mass., Conn. Residents From Visiting Its Beaches This Weekend

    Rhode Island’s beaches have been crowded so far this summer, and officials are urging out-of-state residents not to compound the problem on what is expected to be a hot and humid weekend in New England. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management “is trying to discourage visitors from Connecticut and Massachusetts from visiting RI beaches this weekend,” spokesman Mike...

  • Maine Jul 2

    Why Haven't Mass. and RI Been Exempted From Maine's Quarantine Rules?

    A day after Maine Gov. Janet Mills lifted the two-week quarantine requirement for some out-of-state visitors, questions remain why two New England states were left out of that decision. Beginning Friday, people from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey can all visit Maine without having to quarantine for two weeks or present proof of a negative coronavirus test, Mills announced…

  • travel Jul 1

    Maine Lifts Quarantine Rules for Visitors From Conn., NY and NJ

    Maine is changing its rules for out-of-state visitors just days before the July 4 holiday weekend. Beginning Friday, people from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey can all visit the state without having to quarantine for two weeks or present proof of a negative coronavirus test. Gov. Janet Mills announced the change Wednesday afternoon, which now make Massachusetts and Rhode…

  • New Hampshire May 6

    Will Outdoor Dining Be Enough to Keep Restaurants on NH's Seacoast Going?

    Some restaurants on New Hampshire’s seacoast are getting ready to reopen on May 18, when Gov. Chris Sununu’s modified stay-at-home order will allow outdoor dining if tables are six feet apart.  But not all of them. The stay-at-home order in the state was extended weeks later, until May 31, which may keep people home, said Valerie Rochon, president of the…

  • coronavirus May 1

    Coronavirus Hits Milestone in New England: More Than 100,000 Confirmed Cases

    It’s been over two months since the first case of coronavirus was announced in New England, and on Thursday, the tally rose above 100,000. State health departments across the region reported a total of 102,541 people have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. There have been 6,253 deaths associated with the virus in New England as…

  • COVID Apr 23

    3 More Coronavirus Deaths in NH as Sununu Warns Budget Hits May Affect Higher Ed.

    Three more people have died with the new coronavirus in New Hampshire as of Thursday, health officials said as Gov. Chris Sununu gave an update on the state’s response to the virus and how it may affect higher education in the state. That brings the state’s death toll to 51, according to state epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan. The three...

  • coronavirus Mar 29

    Rhode Island Has Its 1st Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Issues Stay-at-Home Order

    Two people with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, have died in Rhode Island, public officials said Saturday, the state’s first deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic. Calling the deaths a “reminder of the stakes that we face,” Gov. Gina Raimondo said that about half of the state’s residents have not been doing enough to prevent the...

  • coronavirus Mar 23

    13 New Coronavirus Cases in NH Bring State Total to 78

    New Hampshire now has 78 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, after 13 more cases were reported Sunday. Sullivan County received its first positive test result as of Sunday, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Coos is now the only county in the state that hasn’t had a…

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