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!

Heat and air quality alerts for the southern parts of Maine today.

Maine is kicking off its bicentennial by raising flags statewide according to US News.

No charges yet in the shooting death in the Auburn Walmart parking  lot according to the Sun Journal.

The MePUC is likely to approve CMP’s rate increase request but not right away according to US News.

Gas prices were down on average in Maine by less than a penny at $2.69 a gallon according to US News.

Capital One says the info for over 100M in North America has been hacked according to US News.

MaineGeneral is getting some new surgical technology according to WABI.

Marble bust discovered in Brownfield in a backyard according to centralmaine.com.