Preble Street Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Donna Yellen signs a creative window shade inside Huston Commons resident Michelle Ducas' apartment in Portland on Wednesday. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the high 30s to low 50s from north to south, with mostly cloudy skies up north and mostly sunny skies down south. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here. Here’s the latest on gas prices in Maine.

Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.

Bangor could become a more walkable city with proposed downtown investment

If approved, the city would see major improvements to water and sewer infrastructure, sidewalks, curbing, parking, landscaping and lighting throughout downtown.

Lawmakers offer no immediate solutions to Bangor’s sludge crisis

Bangor city councilors met with state lawmakers Monday to review the city’s precarious sludge disposal situation.

The strange origins of Maine towns named after foreign places

Maine has an overabundance of towns named for countries, cities and locales from all over the world.

This doctor is at the forefront of AI’s adoption in Maine

A pilot program at MaineHealth is using AI to automatically record conversations between doctors and patients.

Internationally acclaimed Houlton photographer is releasing new book

Lawrence Hardy taught himself photography as he recovered a nearly decade-long struggle with opioid addiction.

Columbia Falls to vote Tuesday on whether to delay massive flagpole project

The flagpole would be taller than the Empire State Building in New York City and fly a flag larger than a football field.

North Haven farm restaurant featured in new Disney+ National Geographic show

The four-episode documentary series takes viewers behind the scenes in remote locations to see the unique day-to-day of a restaurant there.

Husson football coach among Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Ten people, including Bangor’s Jonathan ‘Gabby’ Price, will be inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in October.

Youngest agricultural fair owners in Maine have big plans for 173rd Springfield Fair

The event was established in 1850 and is one of 25 agricultural fairs in the state.

Mount Blue State Park’s trails offer exhilarating cross-country skiing

Mount Blue State Park offers one of the finest Nordic skiing opportunities in western Maine.

In other Maine news …

Maine medical examiners face challenges amid need for autopsies

Defense claims vet’s PTSD is to blame for 2019 Harlow Street shooting

Man accused of attempted murder after Boothbay Harbor shooting

Brewer man charged with arson after suspicious fire

Police: Suspect arrested for robbing banks in Mars Hill and Presque Isle

Portland police warn Asian families that they may be target of burglars

Maine mail carrier charged in connection with drug ring

Bates union election votes could be counted by the end of the week

Last wild Atlantic salmon can survive Maine dams, feds say

Former UMaine hockey captain Jakub Sirota prepares for AHL debut