In this Nov. 16, 2020, file photo, the fishing boat Christina Carol leaves a Portland dock at dawn. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the high 30s to mid-50s from north to south, with a wintry mix and rain in the north and rain elsewhere across the state. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.

Here’s the latest on the coronavirus in Maine

Another two Mainers have died as 236 new coronavirus cases have been reported across the state, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. There are 2,392 active confirmed and “probable” cases in the state, while the death toll now stands at 176. Check out our COVID-19 Tracker for more information.

After 28 years as the premier sled dog racing event in New England, the 2021 Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Old Town looks for ways to transform after a fire gutted its downtown

Main Street in Old Town on Nov. 5, 2020. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN

The past several decades haven’t been kind to the city.

Ways Old Town has changed since 1882

The Old Town mill is pictured at various stages over the years. Credit: File / BDN

The Old Town mill has been through many changes in its more than 100-year history.

Red rural Maine could become more blue after 2021 redistricting

Downtown Waterville is shown in this 2019 file photo. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN

The more conservative 2nd Congressional District has lost population over the past decade while the reliably liberal 1st District has grown. Population estimates from 2018 suggest roughly 15,000 people in the 1st District could be shifted to the 2nd District when new maps are drawn.

A large cat caught on trail cam might spark more debate about mountain lions in Maine

This trail camera photo seems to show some sort of cat, but what appears to be a long tail, like a mountain lion would have, may be a branch. Credit: Courtesy of Nolan Raymond.

Nolan Raymond doesn’t know exactly what he captured on his trail camera in Bucksport.

After killings, Down East triple homicide suspect laid cash on bar for cremation, court document says

In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Thomas Bonfanti make his first court appearance at Calais District Court for three counts of murder and one count of elevated aggravated assault. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN

Thomas Bonfanti walked into an American Legion hall and laid cash on the bar for his cremation after he allegedly killed three people and injured a fourth more than nine months ago.

Thanksgiving traffic expected to be 14 percent lower on Maine Turnpike this year

Car and trucks travel on the Maine Turnpike near exit 48 in Portland. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

The Maine Turnpike Authority expects that the number of toll transactions on the 109-mile highway will drop below 1 million from Nov. 25 to Nov. 29 this year. A year ago, Maine tolls recorded 1,062,813 over the Thanksgiving holiday period.

Our canine hiking buddy Oreo has left for his own adventure

Oreo turns to the camera in response to the word “adventure” while exploring Ice Pond Preserve on Aug. 28 in Hancock. Credit: Aislinn Sarnacki / BDN

After keeping the BDN’s Aislinn Sarnacki company for hundreds of miles on hiking trails, Oreo has embarked on his final adventure.

The best Maine beers to drink this winter

Beer from Maine craft breweries. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN

Winter beers, unlike their lighter, brighter warm-weather counterparts, tend to be a little heavier, a bit maltier and definitely darker. And being a state that knows a thing or two about winter, Maine breweries offer up a wide array of cold-weather beers.

In other Maine news …

Clinton teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter for joyride that killed 3 friends

Swanville voters decide unanimously to buy dam from Goose River Hydro

Maine kids can become ‘wildlife detectives’ under this new outdoor program

Maine adds just 1,600 jobs in October in slow COVID-19 economy recovery

The hurdles ahead in 2021 for Maine’s stalled tribal sovereignty bid

Susan Collins: Trump ‘wrong’ to pressure GOP officials over election results