• Maine January 1, 2022 4:25 pm

    Portland's Hazard Pay Goes Into Effect on Saturday

    Workers in Maine’s largest city are getting a big pay raise on Saturday thanks to the hazard pay ordinance. The pay increases to $19.50 effective Jan. 1 after the Portland City Council postponed action on repealing an emergency pandemic order in December. The ordinance was enacted in 2020 and was subject to legal and political challenges. The state supreme court…

  • coronavirus January 5, 2021 9:26 pm

    NH Releases New Details on How, When Vaccine Will Be Made Available

    New Hampshire officials released new details Tuesday on how and when the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available to residents. Already, 53,675 doses of the vaccine have been distributed and over 30,000 people have received their first doses. Those people are the highest-risk health care workers, first responders and long-term care facility residents and staff. That first round, or phase…

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