Anne Hayward, left, and Stephanie Thorne make doughnuts and cider on Saturday in the kitchen of Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermoreduring the annual Christmas at Norlands event. Credit: Russ Dillingham / Sun Journal via AP

Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the low 20s to mid-30s from north to south, with skies gradually clearing and becoming sunny. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here. Here’s the latest on gas prices in Maine.

This is what we’re talking about in Maine today.

UMaine Farmington students struggle to get the education they signed up for

After a round of cuts earlier this year, some students aren’t getting the liberal arts education they hoped to find at UMaine Farmington.

This is the last major downtown Bangor building waiting for redevelopment

Aside from a short-lived thrift store and art gallery and temporary campaign headquarters, 73 Central St. has been empty for decades.

Bangor celebrates new bus hub years in the making

The station, which cost the city more than $3.5 million, won’t actually be functional until later this week while crews finish work on the building.

Most Penobscot County water supplies appear clear of PFAS. But there are surprises.

There is no certainty the water supplies are free of toxic PFAS given laboratories can’t entirely rule out their presence.

Maine is 75 percent carbon neutral. Thank the forests.

For the first time, the report quantified how much carbon Maine’s vegetation sequestered and determined the quantity of emissions offset.

Maine lawmakers want Janet Mills to govern like a centrist in her 2nd term

After she made gains in sizable GOP strongholds, Republicans want to see Janet Mills adopt more of their policies.

Dover-Foxcroft’s 81-year-old fire chief is ready to retire

Joseph Guyotte has spent 60 years fighting fires, and 38 of those years as chief in Dover-Foxcroft.

Aroostook community has gone through 11 town managers in 7 years

The stakes of inconsistent leadership are particularly high for Limestone, whose population has plummeted from 10,000 to 1,500 since 1994.

An Aroostook town bands together to save its only grocery store

Losing the store would mean Stockholm residents would have to travel nearly 20 miles to Caribou for groceries.

‘We are in a great state of pain’

The day after four students died in a car crash, several hundred Maine Maritime Academy students, faculty and others gathered for a candlelight vigil.

Meet the Mainer who helped bring alewives back to the Blue Hill Peninsula

Ciona Ulbrich has been instrumental in protecting more than 11,000 acres throughout the Blue Hill Peninsula and midcoast Maine.

Many Mainers plan to cut back on spending this holiday season

Half of Mainers polled said they would spend less on holiday gifts and more than half feel less financially confident than in recent years.

Higher oil and energy costs stretch Salvation Army assistance

Many have been left wondering how they will afford to heat their homes this season.

I left Maine to go on a 228-mile whitewater rafting trip

“Our biggest hit was at House Rock. A huge, towering wave at the end of the rapid completely buried the raft, leaving me excitedly stunned.”

Maine’s high school basketball classification system doesn’t work

It’s time for Maine to return to a four-class system. But the Maine Principals’ Association’s proposal for next season is to do nothing.

In other Maine news …

Man arrested in Portland homicide

Man shot outside Portland strip club

Maine lawyer convicted for role in $13 million pot ring has license suspended

Maine man who stormed US Capitol on Jan. 6 sentenced to 30 days in prison

Missing St. George woman’s body found on shore of Long Cove

Evangelical church wants to rent auditorium of Bangor-area school

Generation Z abandon internet orders to shop locally in Aroostook

Can-Am dog sled registration for 2023 exceeds this year’s turnout

Orono’s Ruth White finishes 17th at Champs Nationals

Bangor girls basketball opens season with win over defending state champ Cheverus

Van Buren boys basketball beats Ashland in season opener

Fort Kent boys basketball defeats Fort Fairfield

MDI girls basketball rallies to defeat John Bapst

UMaine hockey extends 4-game streak with shut-out win over Canisius

UMaine hangs on for 6th win of season with victory over Merrimack

Bornemann, Christopher lead UMaine women past Army

UMaine sophomore’s growing confidence is an asset for women’s basketball team