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Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine starts the day with 448 active cases of CV-19, 3387 of the 3958 of the total cases are recovered and there have been 123 deaths according to WABI. Cumberland makes up about half of the total cases.

Dr. Fauci feels a vaccine for COVID-19 will be ready early in 2021 according to WABI.

Maine counties all have a green status for back to school plans in the time of coronavirus according to WABI.

No new sightings of a shark off the coast of Maine have officials looking at lifting swimming restrictions but still asking people to be cautious according to centralmaine.com.

The plans for a new Randolph Fire Station are moving ahead according to centralmaine.com.

Portland has set a new record as the warmest July on record with the low temperatures not getting down so much according to centralmaine.com.

Starting today the direction vehicles enter in the Rail Bed parking lot in downtown Augusta is reversing with the access point on Winthrop Street according to WABI.

Taste of Maine in Woolwich is closed until August 15 due to a positive CV-19 in the restaurant according to WGME.

A tropical storm is due to bring wet weather to northern New England by mid-week according to WGME.