Growth and Creativity in Downtown Augusta & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
There are 706 active cases, 1,290 of the 2,074 total cases of COVID-19 have recovered and 78 deaths according to WABI. 1,040 are in Cumberland County.
There have been two more cases of COVID-19 now found in the Windham Correctional Center according to WABI.
The World Health Organization is now stopping its trial on hydroxychloroquine so they can review the results they have seen according to WGME. There are some indications is might make increase the risk of death or heart issues.
Maine’s Secretary of State is suggesting Mainers consider using the absentee ballot system to vote according to WABI. There is a primary that is coming in July and the general election in November.
A Gardiner home, that was home to many foster kids over the years, was destroyed by a fire over the weekend according to WGME. The family has started an online fundraiser to help meet some basic, upfront needs.
A Skowhegan teenager helped to rescue her sister and dad after the boat they were fishing in capsized 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.