Members of the Maine Army National Guard stand in Bangor, Nov. 11, 2021. Credit: Sawyer Loftus / BDN

Today is Monday. Expect snow showers in the north and rain to the south, with the snow turning to rain later in the morning. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.

The latest on the coronavirus in Maine

Ten more Mainers died and another 799 coronavirus cases were reported across the state on Saturday, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That brings the statewide death toll to 1,220. Check out our tracker for more information.

Just three months into the 2021-22 school year, most Aroostook County schools have already exceeded the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 experienced in their districts for all of last year, in one district nearly five times more.

The Maine Army National Guard has a sexual misconduct problem

Soldiers blame a sharp rise in sexual assaults and harassment on a predatory culture.

ALSO: How we investigated the Maine Army National Guard

The battle over Maine’s ‘right to food’ could be waged in cities and towns

The amendment’s broad guarantee has some municipal officials concerned that local rules could be declared void.

A new Bangor effort is trying to get defendants out of jail and in mental health treatment

The new program comes as Penobscot County struggles with chronic overcrowding at its Bangor jail, with many beds occupied by inmates in need of mental health treatment.

Mainers have a chance for a great view of this week’s historic lunar eclipse

The lunar eclipse will last for nearly 6 hours, the longest in 580 years.

A controversial progressive issue could be Maine’s next high-stakes referendum battle

A renewed push to create universal health care in Maine could become a driving factor in the 2022 election.

Bangor city councilor known for her civic dedication dies of cancer

Sarah Dubay, 46, told the city councilors of her illness in the early summer, but continued her duties until the past several weeks.

The Maine explorers who find and preserve shipwrecks

Archaeologists and historians worry that amateur aquatic exploration could compromise important sites for the history of Maine.

‘The Dream’ captures the intrigue of an unforgettable moose hunt in The County

“The Dream” focuses on the amount of planning, work and tenacity required to put together a successful backwoods moose hunt and shines a spotlight on the camaraderie of the participants.

In other Maine news …

Boy injured in hit-and-run in Hermon

Sale of record Aroostook potato harvest hindered by trucking shortage

A controversial progressive issue could be Maine’s next high-stakes referendum battle