Portland City Council Extends Emergency Stay-At-Home Order
The Portland, Maine City Council have extended the stay-at-home order they enacted last Wednesday, March 25th. The emergency order has been extended through Monday, April 27th, according to WMTW. Nonessential businesses are to remain closed, as per the report.
Under the order, the council says that travel should be limited to essential errands, such as picking up prescriptions and grocery shopping.
Some individuals and businesses are exempt from the emergency order. Click here to see the list.
There is a $500 fine for failing to comply with the order, as per portlandmaine.gov. This is reportedly for each occurrence plus the costs of prosecution.