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Maine Reminds Reopening Businesses to Comply with Insurance Contract Terms

Maine Superintendent of Insurance Eric Cioppa has reminded business owners of the importance of complying with the terms of their insurance policies as they begin the reopening process. As businesses reopen, Cioppa said they should consider Governor Janet Mills’ COVID-19 …

Next Up, Locusts? Maine Had Five Potential Disasters in a Week

A third of the state lost power because of a freak snowstorm and a powerful windstorm as residents were locked down because of the pandemic. Rivers swelled because of heavy rain. Then an explosion ripped through a paper mill. It …

Explosion Causes Significant Damage to Maine Paper Mill; No Injuries

An explosion at a paper mill in Maine shook the ground Wednesday and produced a plume of black smoke that was visible for miles around, but it appeared no one was injured. The blast rocked the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, …

Disaster Declaration Sought; Stay-Home Order Underway in Maine

Maine Governor Janet Mills requested a federal disaster declaration Wednesday as the state recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, dozens more people tested positive, and the start of a “stay-at-home” order neared. If approved, the declaration would open the door to …