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

WEATHER:   Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

The director at the Colonial Theater in Augusta has resigned according to centralmaine.com.

A new law in Maine eliminated prior authorizations in Maine care for medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder according to US News.

COVID-19:  COVID-19 world map from John Hopkins University

County by county coronavirus count from centralmaine.com.

COVID-19 updates from Newscenter.

Maine is starting today with 470 cases of the coronavirus and 156 people have recovered according to WABI.

Infections and death rates in Spain and Italy have dropped, giving hope that the stay-at-home orders are working according to the BBC.

Getting hold of the unemployment office this week will go alphabetically, A thu H today, I thu Q Tuesday, R thu Z on Wednesday in the mornings, then Thursday and Friday will be for those who missed their day earlier in the week according to WGME.

Maine has been been approved for its major disaster decorations from President Trump according to WABI. That clears the way for more federal assistance.