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Maine Stopped Tens of Thousands of Fraudulent Benefit Claims
The labor department said it has also reinstated nearly 11,000 claims that had been flagged for potential fraud.
Maine Lifts Restrictions on Fires
Officials said brush and debris fire restrictions could be restarted in the coming weeks if precipitation levels fall again.
Maine Parents Charged after Infant Overdose on Fentanyl
Police said the 9-month-old baby was removed from the home.
Security Breach Impacts State Police Database
State Police have contracted the Houston, Texas-based company since 2017.
Propane Worker did not Perform Leak Check before Explosion
The explosion last September leveled the building, killed Farmington fire Capt. Michael Bell and injured seven other people.
Maine Law to hold Opioid Makers Accountable
Overdose deaths have trended upward in the state for the past decade, with synthetic opioid fentanyl emerging as the deadliest drug.
Canada, US and Mexico Extend Border Restrictions to July 21
The restrictions were announced on March 18 and were extended in April and May.
Red Cross to Test Blood Donations for Coronavirus Antibodies
The Red Cross will report the number of positive tests to state and federal health agencies, but personal information won’t be released.
Police Investigate Death in Vinalhaven, Maine
Police are investigating the incident. No charges had been filed at this point.
Maine Board of Education to Decide Students’ Return to Class
The draft plan, released Thursday, would require staff to wear masks and encourage students to do so, as well.