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Gov LePage has declared some state government offices to close in honor of former President Bush, who died Friday at 94 according to US News.

Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored during several public and private events in Houston and Washington before his burial Thursday in Texas according to US News.  (Watch a live stream of events commemorating the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday at the age of 94)

Gas prices down 7.6 cents per gallon averaging $2.47 per gallon, and in Vermont, $2.65 per gallon according to US News.

Police investigating a threat for Skowhegan High School according to WMTW. (More from centralmaine.com)

Fat Boy Drive-In in Brunswick is up for sale according to WMTW.

The recount of Maine's 2nd Congressional District will start this week and could last four weeks according to US News.

The Muskie Federal Building was evacuated yesterday because of a report of a suspicious package according to US News. (More from Centralmaine.com)

The owners of two dog ordered destroyed after they killed a dog and injured a woman in 2016 are being charged with failing to comply with the court order according to centralmaine.com.

Voters elected a record number of women , 72,  female lawmakers will soon be sworn in to the Maine Legislature according to US News.

An invasive tick species, the longhorned tick native to Asia, has now been found New England according to US News.