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

The Monmouth Fair opens today  (June 13, 2019) for the weekend with its new early season dates.

Trek Across Maine starts tomorrow (June 14, 2019) from the Brunswick Landing to Bates in Lewiston then to Colby in Waterville, riders will come through Augusta on Sunday morning effectively closing the Rail Trail to others for a little while and then back to Brunswick.

A Waterville man has been charged with terrorizing and trafficking psychedelic mushrooms according to WGME.

Part of Rt. 4 in Phillips had a wash-out according to centralmaine.com.

Portland officials rescued Bear the St. Bernard from the roof according to WGME (Check out the photos!).

Gov. Mills signed the assisted suicide bill according to US News.

Gov. Mills vetoed two bills aimed at creating obstacles for the CMP transmission line in western Maine according to US News.

Maine Lawmakers are close to finalizing new $7.98B state budget according to US News.

Maine's House is looking again at a plan change how presidents get elected according to US News.

The committee working on marijuana regulations could face a pivotal vote as early as today according to US News.

Maine's two casinos set a record last year by taking in almost $144M according to US News.

An optional tax increase that could be put in place by communities is a concern to some Maine business owners according to WGME.

Pres. Trump said he would accept "damaging information on U.S. political opponents if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government" according to US News.