Click here for the latest coronavirus news, which the BDN has made free for the public. You can support this mission by purchasing a digital subscription. ELLSWORTH, Maine – Boy and girl scouts swear an oath to help people at all times, and to teens Robert and Madeline Springer, that means those who have lost jobs or effectively been rendered housebound by coronavirus restrictions. The members of Ellsworth’s Boy Scouts of America Troops 86 and 86G – as in girls – are among a flock of volunteers that includes Hancock County sheriff deputies and Friends in Action volunteer group members who are delivering food and medical supplies to county residents in need. [Our COVID-19 tracker contains the most recent information on Maine cases by county] Since last week, the pandemic has increased the client list at Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, one of the volunteer groups’ food suppliers, by 30 percent.

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