Associated Press stories and articles.
Canada Extends U.S. Border Restrictions to Oct. 21
The restrictions were announced on March 18 and were extended each month since.
Border Patrol Makes 7 Arrests Along Border
The Maine-Canada border is closed to nonessential traffic during the pandemic.
Virus Death Toll Linked To Maine Wedding Grows To 7
The agency says the outbreak continues to sicken people around the state and is linked to other cases at a county jail and a rehabilitation center.
1st Trials Since March Moving Forward This Week in Maine
Court officials have described these cases as pilots, meant to iron out the wrinkles that will surely arise during a pandemic.
Busy Portion Of Maine’s Bear Hunt Ahead
The bear season continues until the Saturday after Thanksgiving, but it slows down considerably after bait season ends.
Dry Summer in Maine Brings Relief from Biting Insects
Many folks have been spending more time outdoors during the pandemic, and fortunately there were fewer bugs around to bite them.
Maine Deer Lottery Signals Start To Fall Hunts
The deer lottery awards “any deer” permits, which allow hunters to harvest deer of either sex.
First Two Licensed Maine Marijuana Stores Located Far Apart
Marijuana won’t be available for sale for about another month.
Maine Snowmobilers Get Boost From Feds To Maintain Trails
There were nearly 60,000 snowmobiles registered in Maine by Maine residents during the 2018-19 snowmobiling season.
Man Convicted of Killing Deputy Appeals to Maine High Court
Cole was the first law enforcement officer to be killed in the line of duty in Maine in nearly 30 years.