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

~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

The Common Ground Fair opens today for the weekend.

A truck overturned in Richmond spilling thousands of magazines spilled onto the side of Interstate 295 according to US News.

Home sales & prices were up in August  and continue a yearlong trend in Maine according to US News.

Maine courts will hear the latest arguments about Maine's failure to enact voter-approved Medicaid expansion according to US News.

A SUV/lawnmower crash left a 66-year-old man dead and a 5-year-old girl with severe injuries in Unity according to US News.

Five people were arrested yesterday in a drug raid in Detroit according to centralmaine.com.

Legislative leaders voted to prohibit political messages from being projected onto the State House according to centralmaine.com.