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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

The Maine PUC said no to the public advocate’s call for an elevated investigation into hundreds of bills from CMP that were much larger than the customer feels they should have been. CentralMaine.com reports the PUC said it will continue its examination and not elevate the case at this time.

Rockland's Rock City Coffee is now owned by its 17 employees according to US News.

Maine's primary season is getting closer and more than $2 million in campaign contributions have been raised for the  political ads for the June primaries. US News says Mainers will vote on the Democrats and Republicans to run for governor, Maine Senate and Maine House this fall.

Almost 4000 people saluted Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole with one of the largest funerals in the state's history. US News posted Cole is the first police officer to be killed in the line of duty in nearly 30 years in Maine.

Gas prices are up. GasBuddy found Maine was up to $2.81. The national average has increased nearly 14.5 cents per gallon in the last month and stands 46.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago according to US News.