Unemployment Scammers, Beaches Reopening & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
There are 699 active cases,1,357 of the 2,137 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and 81 deaths according to WABI.
Penobscot County will be allowed to reopen as per the phase 2 plan on June 1st but Androscoggin, Cumberland, and York counties will be delayed according to WABI. One of the big things of phase two is being able to dine in at restaurants.
Maine’s unemployment system is now dealing with scammers who are using the system to file claims according to WABI.
The effects of the whole situation of the coronavirus caused the prices of many things to drop but the price of groceries has been going up for a number of reasons according to WABI.
Some Maine beaches are open for regular use not just for walking according to WGME.
The SpaceX launch was postponed yesterday because of the weather according to WGME. They try again Saturday.
The City of Augusta has plans to start to reopen their buildings the public starting June 1, with precautions, and the library on July 13 according to centralmaine.com.
Whitefield is going to have an in-person town meeting on July 18th while still respecting the physical distancing guidelines according to centralmaine.com.
BikeMaine has canceled this year's trip around Maine due to the coronavirus according to centralmaine.com.
Downtown Augusta is looking at a unique summer in so much as there is more dining options, more redevelopment and an art space according to centralmaine.com. A deli or a bakery are still high on the wish list of businesses many would like to see in Downtown Augusta.