Police have tentatively identified a body found in an Augusta apartment as a 54-year-old transient from Windsor. The tenant of the apartment confirmed to police that he gave Joan Hadley permission to stay in the home while he was away. The State Medical examiner will determine cause of death but police say there are no immediate signs of foul play.

Early voting is open for the SAD 49 School budget, through each municipality’s town office. Voting day for SAD 49, which serves residents of Albion, Benton, Clinton, and Fairfield, is set for July 23rd.

With extremely high temperatures expected this weekend, health officials are urging residents to drink water, use caution, and watch for signs of heat stroke, including a body temperature of at least 104 degrees, headaches, or having trouble thinking. Children’s time outside should be limited and folks are urged to check on any elderly neighbors who live alone.

Community members can rappel off the top of the Hollywood Casino in September, as part of a fundraiser for a new center for Pediatric Care through Penobscot Community Healthcare. The Over the Edge for Kids event will be held on Saturday, September 7th. Find more information on the OTE website.

The Lincoln Loon festival starts tonight, with a variety of family friendly activities. Events include a redneck regatta, craft fair, fireworks, and the annual river driver's supper. Find a complete schedule of events here.