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

Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine starts the day with 463 cases of COVID-19. 3,762 of the 4,356 cases recovered. There have been 131deaths according to WABI.  59 cases and one death have been connected to the wedding on Aug 7th in Millinocket.

A 24-year-old Manchester man died while swimming in Cobbossee yesterday afternoon according to WABI.

Maine’s unemployment benefits have been extended another 13 weeks according to WABI. They will need to show proof they are looking for employment.

Two people died after in a motorcycle crash in Gardiner Sunday; both died at the scene and both were not wearing helmets according to WABI.

A number of ‘Black Lives Matter’ lawn signs were stolen from a neighborhood in Hallowell according to centralmaine.com.

After a court ruling, it appears that ranked-choice voting will be on the ballot this November according to WMTW.

From WGME: Republican National Convention night one

Sports:  Sox and Bruins play today

Many doctors are urging Mainers to get their flu shots early this year and are hoping the extra hand washing and the masks might make for a lighter flu season in Maine according to WABI.