• Maine Sep 13, 2020

    Maine College Detects 9 COVID Cases, Pivots to ‘Study-in-Place'

    A small liberal arts college in Maine is implementing a “study-in-place” program after detecting nine cases of COVID-19 on campus, the college president says. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish will deliver all classes remotely and students will be required to stay in their rooms as much as possible for two weeks, President Jim Dlugos said in a...

  • Maine Feb 3, 2020

    Flu Outbreak Leads to Closures at 2 Maine Schools

    Two Maine schools were closed on Monday after significant numbers of students and staff contracted the flu. Edna Libby Elementary School in Standish and Sanford Christian Academy in Sanford had staff in classrooms cleaning instead of students learning. “It’s unusual, for me, it’s the first time I had to do it,” said Paul Penna, superintendent of MSAD 6, which...

  • Maine Feb 3, 2020

    Flu Outbreak Closes 2 Maine Schools

    Two schools in Maine have closed due to outbreaks of the flu among staff and students.

  • fatal crash Jan 3, 2020

    Father Dies Days After Crash That Claimed 8-Year-Old Son's Life in Maine

    A crash that killed an 8-year-old Maine boy last weekend has now claimed the life of his father, while his mother remains hospitalized. Officials say 51-year-old Vincent Oates, of Standish, died Thursday night at Maine Medical Center in Portland. His son, Owen, died in the crash on the morning of Dec. 28 on Route 35 in Standish. He was a…

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