Here are the things you need to know today......

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Maine's annual economic benefit of $20 million because wood heating according to US News.

Gov. LePage's administration is dismissing as "meritless" a lawsuit brought the Attorney General over roughly $8 million in unpaid legal bills according to US News.

A teenager in Windsor was treated for bumps and bruises after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road get on the bus according to US News.

The ranked-choice voting is being used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate races in Maine on Election Day according to US News.

Five Town CSD and SAD 28 are testing "remote school days" where they have to do a project on a "no school day" to be due when they return to class according to US News.

School kids from around the state came to the Augusta Armory yesterday for the mock elections and to learn about voting according to centralmaine.com.

A sudden wave of pipe bombs yesterday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections according to centrlmaine.com.