Polls are open until 8p.m. tonight and decisions will be made about school budgets, traffic patterns and plastic bags, among other things.

  • In Maine's First Congressional District, Republicans will vote for who will represent them against the incumbent Democrat, Chellie Pingree, on election day.
  • In Paris, Maine, residents are voting on whether to close their Police Department and rely on the Oxford County Sheriff's Service instead. Some people want to get rid of the cost and others want the security of a full time department. The turnout is expected to be strong in Paris today.
  • Freeport will be deciding on a plastic bag ban, they have already banned Styrofoam and polystyrene products.
  • Decisions will be made in Wiscasset about improving traffic patterns in that tourist-choked part of Rt.1.
  •  Lewiston will vote on a new school budget and elementary school.
  • Also voting on school budgets today are: Scarborough, South Portland, Auburn and Augusta.

Don't let the sunshine keep you home, go vote!