1. High School graduations are back and in-person. Deering held its graduation on Memorial Field yesterday. Portland and Casco Bay hold their graduations today at Merrill Auditorium. (WGME)
2. The U.S. tops 33.2 million covid-19 cases with more than 595,000 related deaths. The Maine CDC reported 2 new deaths and 61 new cases on Wednesday bringing Maine’s death toll at 827 with 87 Mainers hospitalized. More than 52% of Mainers are fully vaccinated. (WMTW)
3. Developers are seeking to transform Portland’s iconic Time and Temperature Building. The plans for transforming the building into a 186-room hotel with a rooftop bar will be reviewed by the city’s Historic Preservation Board. (WMTW)
4. Danny Ainge – the only Celtic in the team’s history to win championships both as a player and as a general manager – announced yesterday that he is retiring as President of Basketball Operations. Brad Stevens, who has served as the team’s head coach, has been promoted to the position. A search for a new head coach has begun. (WGME)
5. Hot Radio Maine’s Beach Trip with Erica Banks (Made Hot In Maine by Partners Bank) is outside on Hampton Beach at Bernie’s Beach Bar featuring DJ Jon with special guests Sydney and Brit Martin. Just added a special appearance by BIA performing Whole Lotta Money… Tickets on sale NOW.
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