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

What is the weather today? Check out the ZONE FORECASTS from Maine.gov!

CMP and Emera Maine reporting thousands of outages this morning due to the high winds.

Gov. Mills wants to raise awareness about the open enrollment window under the Affordable Care Act with  a new website that lays out Mainers' options called CoverME.gov according to US News.

A 14-year-old student has been charged with terrorizing after a threatening note at Nokomis Regional High School in Newport was found according to US News.

A Bates College professor and students have created a molecule with the potential to treat cancer and Alzheimer's according to WGME.

The Farmington Fire Department had the first day fully staffed with their own crew since the explosion in September according to WMTW.

Some student groups at Edward Little High School felt they were singled out when school officials used the intercom to call them to a meeting about anti-bias according to the centralmaine.com.

A 14-year-old HallDale student was charged with terrorizing after making a threat "in reference" to a school shooting according to centralmaine.com.