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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Maine's "any deer permit" lottery is happening on for Sept. 7 with 84,745 permits this year, which is 28 % increase and Sept. 8 the "expanded archery" season starts according to US News.

The Acadia Night Sky Festival starts Wednesday to celebrate and enjoy the night sky according to US News.

The labor shortage is even causing some businesses close early for the summer season according to WGME.

The number of Lyme disease cases has dropped, the  hot and dry summer may have caused them to be a hibernation-like state, but a wet fall could cause them to be more active according to the Sun Journal.

Augusta received no bids from contractors for the first part of the Water St conversion project according to centralmaine.com.

The body found on Weeks Mills Road in Augusta was identified according to centralmaine.com.

The Waterville City Council will consider asking the cities two colleges for more money to help to lower the tax rate according to centralmaine.com.