Hundreds of people lined the side of North Temple Street in Lewiston on Sunday afternoon to cheer the arrival of the Wreaths Across America convoy. Credit: Russ Dillingham / Sun Journal via AP

Today is Friday. Temperatures will be in the 30s throughout most of Maine and low-40s on the coast, with more snowfall expected in the interior of the state. 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.

Bangor High will pilot a Wabanaki language and history course

The course has been in the works for at least a year, and will be taught by John Dennis, a member of the Aroostook Band of Mi’kmaqs.

After illegal spying allegations, Maine State Police to seek outside review of fusion center

That comes after federal jury this month found that the Maine State Police retaliated against a former trooper who pushed back against practices he believed were illegal.

UMaine’s new athletic director faces a unique set of challenges

As Jude Killy steps into his new role, he’ll have to form a strategy to tackle the roadblocks that have plagued UMaine’s athletic program.

3 years after Title IX, a small school in rural Maine won a historic championship

The East Grand girls basketball team was inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame in Bangor this summer.

New zoning changes would allow for more multifamily homes in Belfast

Since the 2008 market crash, Belfast has only issued around 10 to 20 new housing permits each year.

3 MDI schools will be closed Friday due to multiple illnesses

Multiple student and staff absences were reported across the MDI school system over the past week amid a surge in the flu, RSV and colds.

Even experienced birders still have a lot to learn

“Most birders have never taken a single ornithology course. I was a government major, and learned nothing useful,” BDN birding enthusiast Bob Duchense writes.

UMaine women’s basketball is playing without a true point guard

Point guards run the offense and have the ball in their hands far more than any other player on their team.

Susan Hand Shetterly’s latest book captures the nature of ‘place’

“Notes on the Landscape of Home” by Susan Hand Shetterly, who lives in Surry, is a collection of essays on time and place.

2 UMaine field hockey players earn All-American honors for 1st time in program history

Poppy Lambert was chosen as a National Field Hockey Coaches Association second teamer and All-American, and graduate student forward Chloe Walton was selected to the third team.

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Latest closings, cancellations and delays

What we know about the rules for 8-player soccer

Small play becomes full-blown musical for Hermon Middle’s first drama club

These are the challenges awaiting the new UMaine athletic director

Bangor police ask for help to find man who went missing from Dorothea Dix

Man accused of killing Lewiston woman has been arrested

Homemade weapon and hatchet seized at Portland airport

Pedestrian seriously injured in Portland hit-and-run crash

Man killed in fiery Otisfield crash

Investigation opened after menorah vandalized in downtown Rockland

Freshman Brady Hews powers Orono boys basketball to blowout victory over Hermon

Old Navy will open in Waterville plaza

After 25 years in Sanford, Bull Moose is relocating to Biddeford

Columbia Falls lays groundwork for possible March vote on large project moratorium

Volunteers are growing softshell clams to rebuild Gouldsboro’s fishery

Feds earmark $14.8 million for Maine river fish lift