Here are the things you need to know today......

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

A new, home-like Maine Veterans’ residential care facility is being built near MaineGeneral according to centralmaine.com.

Downtown Waterville is dealing with some parking issues according to centralmaine.com.

A Maine lawmaker is proposing a consumer-owned Maine power company from the existing companies according to US News .

Maine has a new director of its Medicaid program as it move ahead with the  voter-approved expansion according to US News.

Maine says it will soon open up reservations for state campgrounds.

Get ready campers, reservations open Feb 1 for Sebago Lake State Park campground and rest of Maine's state park campgrounds will open Feb. 5 according to US News. (online reservations here)

Gas prices were down less than a penny averaging $2.22 a gallon and the national average is down 2 cents per gallon and is 31.6 cents lower than a year ago according to US News.

Maine is looking for some is help writing the rules for the legal sale of marijuana according to US News.