Coronavirus crisis: Tips for caring, helping, getting by

Here are resources and creative ideas to help others, and yourself, during this time of coronavirus-induced uncertainty and boredom.  • The Greater Portland COVID-19 Community...

Coronavirus crisis: Maine death toll rises to 5, cases top 300

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday announced two more Mainers have died from COVID-19 and 303 Mainers have been diagnosed with...

Coronavirus crisis: Portland suburbs reluctant to order residents to stay home

Portland's call for surrounding communities to join the city in issuing emergency stay-at-home orders for residents in response to the coronavirus pandemic has so...

Coronavirus crisis: Portland restaurants respond with resilience, creativity, flexibility

By 9:30 a.m. on most days, Ilma Lopez, co-owner of restaurants Chaval and Piccolo, has seen her 6-year-old daughter off to first grade. She...

Coronavirus crisis: Portland tells residents to stay home, non-essential businesses to close

Portland officials on Tuesday ordered residents to remain home and cease all non-essential business in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.  The emergency stay-at-home order...

Coronavirus crisis: How will Maine protect its incarcerated population?

If you’re looking for the oldest prisoners in Maine, head to Mountain View Correctional Facility in Charleston, just northeast of Bangor. There, you’ll find...

Coronavirus crisis: Portland school budget discussions on hold

Because of the disruption caused by the coronavirus, the superintendent of schools has dropped a plan to reconfigure the city's public elementary schools from...

Munjoy Hill Historic District proposal has supporters, but questions remain

Three nights before City Hall shut down in response to the coronavirus, residents of Munjoy Hill packed into council chambers for a public hearing...

Coronavirus crisis: Portland Public Schools pivot to remote learning

Portland Public Schools administration and staff have scrambled to develop a new remote learning plan after schools were closed because of the spreading coronavirus. ...

Coronavirus crisis: Falmouth retirement community grapples with spread of COVID-19

Six residents of the OceanView retirement community in Falmouth tested positive for coronavirus as of March 21.  The community’s first two cases, reported March 15,...