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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

The recount in the 2nd congressional race that used ranked balloting is about to get underway according to US News.

The nation said goodbye to George H.W. Bush yesterday with three former presidents and the current president as a fourth, George W. Bush, eulogized his father according to US News.

The state's chief justice swore in the Maine's lawmakers for the legislative session that will start in January according to US News.

The Pine Tree Academy teacher has been indicted on 26 sex charges involving a student according to US News.

The judge says he'll rule by next week on the lawsuit against ranked-choice according to WABI.

A fire on Lisbon Street in Lewiston left people homeless and badly damaging two businesses and a food pantry according to the Sun Journal.

A fire at the Huhtamaki in Waterville started from machine someone was working on according to centralmaine.com.

Farmingdale voters decide later today if they want a loan for $1.7 million to build a new fire station according to centralmaine.com.