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Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

The standoff situation in Waterville has resolved.

Maine starts the day with 453 active cases of COVID-19. 3,784 of the 4,368 cases recovered. There have been 131deaths according to WGME.

Some of Maine’s colleges are seeing positive tests for COVID-19 among the students that are returning for the fall semester according to centralmaine.com.

The Millinocket wedding on Aug 7th is now connected to the COVID-19 cases in York County Jail and a nursing home in Madison according to centralmaine.com.

About 4,000 CMP customers are starting the day without power. (4am)

Gas prices are down a bit in Maine to an average of $2.19 a gallon according to WABI. That is 40 cents lower than a year ago.

Augusta Fire was able to help save the life of a choking dog that a couple brought to the fire station for help according to WABI.

A garage fire in Augusta destroyed the building, vehicles and camper according to centralmaine.com.

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