Evelyn LaPointe uses the fire hose with the help of Auburn Firefighter Brian Martin during a firefighter's obstacle course at the Auburn Fire Department Open House on Saturday in Auburn. Credit: Andree Kehn / Sun Journal via AP

Today is Wednesday. Temperatures will be in the high 50s to high 60s from north to south, with morning showers and cloudy skies up north and partly sunny skies down south. See what the weather for the rest of the day will be here.

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

With few other options, rural police send their homeless to Bangor

The practice adds fuel to a longstanding debate about who is responsible for homeless people — the places they come from or where they end up.

Nearly 1 out of 3 people from Valley Avenue encampment is homeless again

Six of the 20 people from the Valley Avenue encampment that were housed in some way in April have returned to living outside.

Bangor residents slam city’s decision to evict people from Tent City encampment

At least two dozen people packed the Bangor City Council’s chambers to express their dismay at the removal of some people from Tent City.

New law hopes to keep investors out of Maine’s mobile home parks

Recent data from CoreLogic found that 1 in 5 single-family homes in Maine has been snapped up by investors.

What you need to know about Maine’s expanded ‘move over’ law

Most Maine drivers already move over as a common courtesy, but the updated law will apply to all disabled vehicles on the roadside.

Maine board wants to advance rules that would boost electric car sales

The new rule would require zero-emission vehicles to make up 43 percent of new sales of 2027 models and 82 percent of sales by model year 2032.

A look at Orono’s proposed $7M library

A library foundation in Orono has asked the town for $2.5 million for the project, which would double the size of its public library.

Caribou delays decision to takeover blighted downtown property

The property at 7 Water St. has sat empty in downtown Caribou since a devastating fire in January.

Nobody knows what Portland’s ‘hermits on acid’ signs mean — and that’s the fun

Is it a political party? A lifestyle? A rock band? It’s hard telling not knowing.

What we know about Cooper Flagg’s highly anticipated college decision

After two official visits, Mainers await the 16-year-old’s monumental college decision, which is potentially right around the corner.

How UMaine women’s soccer can secure a 1st-round tournament bye

The Black Bears could still win the America East regular season championship, but they will need help.

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Hauling livestock is not the time for road rage

The multi-step process is all about getting from point A to point B without incident.

Watch these winged scavengers squabble over dinner

The ravens, vultures and eagles in this video by Allie Ladd, a frequent contributor to BDN, are eating what is left of a dead beaver.

In other Maine news …

Jessica Meir inducted into International Air & Space Hall of Fame

Maine among states suing Meta over harmful effects on children

Bangor names new director to International Airport

2 arrested after search of Bangor residence

Bangor man sentenced for trafficking less fentanyl than he thought

Houlton approves $15M road project agreement with Maliseets

Tremont man arrested after allegedly firing gun at roommate

Bomb threat targeting Vermont restaurant came from Maine

Top-seeded Bangor girls soccer survives scare to edge arch-rival Brewer in quarterfinal