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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Two days of winter weather is hitting northern New England for a messy couple of days according to US News.

Clean snow off your vehicle for safety, Maine only has laws about clearing snow and ice from windows of vehicles not the roof but according to Newscenter it is important to safety.

Gov Mills administration is proposing to provide certain asylum-seekers with government benefits according to US News.

Maine game wardens are offering a reward for information on a bald eagle that died after being shot according to US News.

Gov Mills has weighed in on an ongoing debate in Skowhegan over the school district's "Indians" nickname for its sports teams according to US News.

Maine gas prices are down 3.6 cents per gallon in averaging $2.25 according to US News.

The bus driver shortage recently caused school to be cancelled according to the Bangor Daily News.

The IRS has been ordered to pay tax refunds to millions of Americans during the federal shutdown according to the Sun Journal.

The Maranacook area voters will decide on a $5.8M bond today according to centralmaine.com.