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3 Additional Mainers Have Died With COVID-19

According to the Maine CDC's Tuesday update, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Maine is now at 68,632, an increase of 29 since Tuesday. Three additional deaths were reported of an individual with COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 848. 2,051 patients have had to be hospitalized at some point. 39 are currently hospitalized with 19 in intensive care and 12 on a ventilator.
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87-Year-Old Class Ring From Ashland Found

How about a story with a quick and happy ending? We can always use a positive story to try to outweigh all of the negative posts we see. The Facebook group page "Remembering Times Growing up in Ashland, ME" gave us a good story about a class ring from 1934.
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There Used To Be An Enormous Volcano On The Maine Border? Yes!

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‘Loki’ Is Disney Plus’ Most-Watched Season Premiere

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New Brunswick COVID-19 Update

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Did Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Already Get Married?

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Spice Girls Are Releasing a Brand New Song Just in Time for Their 25th Anniversary

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Southern Aroostook & Ashland Teams make Finals

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Jerry Remy Updates Maine on Health After Being Forced to Leave Red Sox Game

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AR Gould Hospital Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Opportunities

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2021 Moose Lottery Results Are Announced

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Surge Of New Employees Allows Funtown Splashtown In Saco, Maine To Open 7 Days A Week

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