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Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine is staring the day with 455 active cases of COVID-19. There are 2,512 recovered cases of 3,070 total cases and there have been 103 deaths according to WABI. 53 new cases were reported in Maine yesterday, that largest daily increase in a few weeks.

CMP was approved for an increase in their bill to help offset two windstorms last fall according to WABI.

Unemployment says 2,900 new claims this week and is still weeding out fraudulent claims from the system according to WABI.

Four Pittsfield residents were arrested for drug charges according to WABI.

After 32 years on the job State, Police Spokesman Steve McCausland is retiring according to WABI.

The striking union at BIW has asked for a federal mediator to help BIW would also have to approve according to US News.

Augusta Police say officers were “overwhelmed” by the size of the crowd at Augusta’s Black Lives Matter protest and that was a contributing factor to vehicles being towed from a private parking lot according to centralmaine.com.