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!

Besides any local issues, Mainers will vote  today on two statewide issues: a bond package and a constitutional amendment according to US News. (more on local elections from centralmaine.com, the SunJournal and maine.gov for ballot questions and maine.gov for where you go to vote for your address. 

Larry Lord’s condition was upgraded too fair. He is the man credited with saving many lives the day of the Farmington explosion according to US News.

National Governors Association will hold their summer meeting in Portland in August according to US News.

In Bath, a man was attacked by a rabid fox according to WMTW.

Maine is finalizing rules around marijuana sales according to WMTW.

Cat on the field at Monday Night Football according to WMTW.

Holy Cannoli in Waterville had new owners according to WABI.

Greene Elementary has a buddy bench thanks to a student according to the SunJournal.

Maine Ave bridge in Gardiner is open for traffic again according to centralmaine.com.

Cable companies want the court to stop Maine a la cart choices according to centralmaine.com.

Concord Coach bus lines says ridership is up 50% in the last ten years according to US News.