1. The U.S. tops 32.4 million covid-19 cases with more than 577,000 related deaths. The Maine CDC reported one new death and 245 new cases on Monday bringing Maine’s death toll at 790 with 128 Mainers currently hospitalized. Nearly 40% of Mainers have been fully vaccinated. (WMTW)
2. Starting May 11 Northern Light plans to transition its COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor to its center at 885 Union St. in Bangor. The last first dose shot will be given at the Cross Insurance Center on May 6. (WMTW)
3. The nearly $29 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund is accepting applications. Restaurants, bars, food trucks and other operations can apply now on SBA.gov. More than 100,000 applications have already been submitted. (WGME)
4. The Portland Sea Dogs play their home opener at Hadlock Field this evening weather permitting. It will be the first game for the Sea Dogs in 610 days. (WMTW)
5. Hot Radio Maine’s Beach Trip with Erica Banks is June 3rd OUTSIDE on Hampton Beach at Bernie’s Beach Bar featuring DJ Jon with special guests Sydney and Brit Martin. Tickets on sale NOW.
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