Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Being Considered & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
Maine starts the day with 365 active cases of CV-19, 187 of those cases are in Cumberland County, 61 in York, and 55 in Androscoggin. Overall, 3,579 of the 4,070 of the total cases are recovered and there have been 126 deaths according to WABI.
After three months with no new cases, Auckland New Zealand is on lockdown after 14 new cases of CV-19 were found, 13 of them are connected to one family with a member who just arrived from overseas according to BBC.
Auburn is moving ahead with its school reopening plan despite a ‘stand-in’ demonstration with teachers and parents according to WGME.
Amid the concerns about the postal service being able to handle the mail created by absentee voting, Maine is considering absentee ballot drop boxes according to the Bangor Daily News.
Maple producers are now going to eligible for CV-19 funds to provide some relief according to WABI.
The musical “Diana”, about the Princess of Wales, will stream on Netflix before it makes it to Broadway according to BBC.
The state is buying 20 meters to detect gas and will give them 20 fire departments that currently lack this sort of gas meter according to WABI.
Some 85% ground beef sold only at Skowhegan Hanaford Tuesday afternoon has been recalled for possibly having bits of styrofoam according to WABI.
To help cut back on the deer population, Maine has increased the number of ‘any deer’ permits it will be issuing according to centralmaine.com.
The Maine Supreme Court the statue outside of the Kennebec County Courthouse according to centralmaine.com.