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

WEATHER:   Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

NEWS:  (Scroll Down for COVID-19 News)

Maine has a new law for expanded healthcare access with physician assistants according to US News.

Emera Maine is close to being sold to a Canadian power company according to US News.

COVID-19:  County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.

COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins Univesity.

COVID-19 updates from CNN. 

COVID-19 updates from Newscenter.

Maine is starting today with 118 cases reported of COVID-19

Gov Mills has now ordered a two-week closure of non-essential businesses according to WABI.   (more from centralmaine.com)

School officials are looking at plans and options and the possibility that kids may not go back to class until fall according to WABI.

A $2T economic rescue package has been worked out in Washington according to WABI.

The Asian stock markets have been increased after the US stimulus package was agreed upon according to WABI.

Appalachian Trail and COVID-19: Hikers being asked to NOT hike any of the trail at this time according to Bangor Daily News.

The Y in Lewiston has reopened its childcare for parents who essential services in the community according to Sun Journal.

Maine’s ban on single use plastic bags was supposed to start in April and now has been postposed until next year according to WABI.