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

Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Heavy rain and winds are expected with the tropical storm hitting Maine late today and Wednesday; CMP is preparing for possible power outages according to WABI.

Maine starts the day with 450 active cases of CV-19; 3,396 of the 3970 of the total cases are recovered and there have been 124 deaths according to WABI.

Florida has seen some deaths from CV-19 in teens and children, the youngest was 9 according to CNN.

At least 35 out-of-staters visiting the Bar Harbor area learned while they were here the test they took for CV-19 before traveling was positive according to centralmaine.com.

A new rent relief program will provide up to $3,000 for those who are eligible according to WABI.

A food give-a-way will be happening Thursday morning in the parking lot of the Augusta Civic Center, boxes will be loaded into the car for you, no income or residency requirements according to WABI.

Unity College is looking at selling its main campus and going to a hybrid learning model on an ongoing basis according to WABI.

Chris Vallee of Hallowell was welcomed home last night with a surprise parade after being in the hospital for weeks after some very serious complications from donating a kidney according to WMTW.

Two people from Farmingdale were arrested on drug charges according to cenralmaine.com.

Review of the State of Maine’s COVID-19 orders from Newscenter.