Corrections

A list of on-air corrections and stories that have been corrected.

Corrections may be submitted to tellmemore@mainepublic.org.

Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public file

Eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine in Maine will now be based on age.

Charlie Eichacker / Maine Public

A pair of private investment firms will soon buy Poland Spring and several other North American bottled water companies in a $4.3 billion deal with Swiss food giant Nestlé, the companies announced this week. The transfer is expected to happen this spring. 

Charlie Eichacker / Maine Public

Maine water rights activists are concerned about the potential sale of the Poland Spring bottled water company to a private equity firm.

Courtesy photo

An antique collector from South Berwick who came upon a historic letter written by Booker T. Washington is giving the letter to the town’s sister city of Tuskegee, Alabama.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press file

Many Mainers would like to think that the paper, plastic and other materials they consume each week will find a new life once they leave it at the curb or transfer station — maybe reborn as plastic rings that hold together their next six-pack, or as a cardboard box that carries an upcoming delivery from Amazon.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

The fight against climate change has long focused on scaling back humanity’s emissions of planet-warming carbon-dioxide. But a movement is growing to think bigger and find ways to actually pull existing CO2 out of the air and lock it up somewhere safe.

Steve Parsons / Pool via AP

Health care providers have been flooded with phone calls Mainers 70 and older desperately seeking an appointment to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Baxter State Park photo via Maine Memory Network

One-hundred years ago Sunday, Maine got its second new governor in a month.

"Say NO to 145-mile CMP transmission line through Maine" via Facebook

Central Maine Power was planning to start clearing a path through Maine’s western woods for its controversial power line project on Friday, but a federal appeals court put that to a stop with a temporary injunction.

In a news item that was heard in newscasts at 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, Maine Public incorrectly reported that 130,000 Mainers have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Only 17,000 Mainers have received their vaccinations; 130,000 refers to the size of the 1A group — the highest-priority tier for vaccination.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting an increase of 590 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Seven more people have died with the disease.

Irwin Gratz / Maine Public

In Falmouth, a tradition of caroling at local nursing homes was replaced on Sunday with “car caroling” held behind the church.

A national consultant hired by the state's Juvenile Justice Advisory Group to examine Maine's juvenile justice system and incarceration of youth at the Long Creek Correctional Center in South Portland says it would be a mistake to house adults with children in the same facility.