Tropical Storm Irene Update 

Maine utility officials say the number of power outages from Tropical Storm Irene is down to about 700 homes and businesses. Central Maine Power Company says most of the remaining outages are in York, Cumberland and Oxford counties.Meanwhile….Almost 200 National Guard soldiers from Maine and 50 from West Virginia are on their way to Vermont to help the state recover from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene.The Maine soldiers belong to the 262nd Engineers.The Vermont guard is asking other states for dump trucks to help clean up debris.Hundreds of Vermont roads are closed or damaged and dozens of communities devastated by flooding from Irene.