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

Maine starts the day with 2,398 active cases of COVID-19. 9,364 of the 11,976 cases recovered. There have been 214 deaths according to WABI.  20 deaths were recorded yesterday, the deadliest day since the pandemic started.

Gov Mills is in self-quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure according to WABI.

More than 50 COVID cases have been reported from a nursing home in Canton according to centralmaine.com.

The UK has OKed the COVID-19 vaccine and could be rolled out next week according to WABI.

The CDC has plans to reduce the quarantine time for COVID-19 down to 10 days after contact with a CV-19 positive person and down to 7 days with a negative test from the current 14 days according to WABI.

Gardiner Main Street has some fun holiday actives like a scavenger hunt, a letter to Santa drop-off box, and a raffle according to WABI.

Construction in Downtown Waterville to change the one-way traffic on Maine and Front Streets to two-way traffic has been awarded and will start in the spring according to centralmaine.com.

Over 11,000 Mainers are starting their day without power after Monday nights wind storm took out the power according to CMP and Versant.

Maine hunter gets a ‘grand-slam’ according to centralmaine.com, that is a moose, deer, bear, and a wild turkey in a three-month window.

Local, College, Professional sports scoreboard:   NFL; Baltimore and Pittsburg play this afternoon and Sunday Patriots play the Los Angeles Chargers.



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