Here are the things you need to know today......

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25th annual Camden Windjammer Festival kicks off today for the weekend.

Maine lawmakers approved reform package for the state child welfare system according to US News.

Maine farmers are seeing a shortage of farm hands according to US News.

Maine officials rejected a plan from PETA for  a memorial in Brunswick where a lobster truck spilled 7,000 pounds of live lobster according to US News.

The lawyer for John Williams, the man accused of killing Eugene Cole, says Williams confession was beaten out of him according to centralmaine.com.

Dunkin Donuts mobile ordering skill is coming to Alexa. There is also a Dunkin Donuts quiz you can play with Alexa.

The Wiscasset woman charged with murder in the death of a 4-year-old will let the judge decide what happens according to centralmaine.com.

An attempted kidnapping was reported to 911 in Canaan Wednesday night according to centralmaine.com