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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

A person is dead after an accident earlier last night near Memorial Bridge in Augusta according to centralmaine.com.

Gardiner, like Augusta,  is considering a plan  to take over the city’s streetlights and converting to LEDs according to centralmaine.com.

More Maine school considering options for storm days according to centralmaine.com.

Augusta’s River of Trees raised $18,600 and Sukeforth Family Festival of Trees raises over $200,000 according to centralmaine.com.

Investigators say a skydiving instructor intentionally loosened his harness in midair when he fell to his death in a September tandem jump in Maine according to US News.

Gas prices are down 2.8 cents to an average of $2.56 in Maine and $2.53 nationally according to US News.

MeDOT has already used a lot of this winters allotment of road salt according to WGME.

Maine is going look at legislation for debt forgiveness for students according to WGME.