Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine starts the day with 496 active cases of COVID-19. 4,307  of the 4,941 cases recovered. There have been 138 deaths according to WABI. The bulk of the cases are in Cumberland, York and Androscoggin counties.

The head of the US CDC said masks “not only do face masks work to protect people from coronavirus, they might work even better than an eventual vaccine might” but President Trump said he was “confused” when that was said according to CNN.

A new surveyey found that well over half of the younger Mainers surveyed on the Holocaust had a lack of knowledge or awareness of the events according to WABI.

Westbrook is watching the river after a landslide blocks the river and creates a flooding risk according to WGME.

Seven people were arrested by border patrol in three different incidents along the Maine-Canadian border according to US News.

34 candidates are running unopposed in Maine legislative races according to WABI.

Mt Blue High School had made the decision it will not take part in fall sports according to WMTW.

Halloween is coming and many communities around the state are revamping plans for Halloween trick-or-treating because of COVID-19 according to WMTW.

Later this year…Holy Donut is coming to Minot Ave in Auburn in the old Tim Horton’s location according to Sun Journal.

Eric Trump will be holding campaign events for the President in Saco and Portsmouth today according to centralmaine.com.

Hurricane Sally is blamed for at least one death, damage and power outages in the south according to weather.com.

Sox lost last night….Celtics tonight, Sox Friday and two games for Thursday Night Football.



 

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