Fireworks imports from China to Maine have risen sharply this year, up nearly 60 percent in value in advance of the Fourth of July holiday.
Renters around Portland have been paying about 10 percent more than the national average as Bangor and Lewiston renters saw prices drop through 2015. But that doesn’t make up for generally lower income around Bangor and Lewiston.
Maine emergency rooms have seen the impact of the state’s opioid crisis more acutely than anywhere but Massachusetts.
The company proposing an ambitious plan to turn Maine’s forests into energy haven’t volunteered much about their past experience with such projects, but a regulatory filing made public this week helps shed light on their history.
The Northeast is already trouncing the rest of the country in offshore wind. The first and only offshore wind turbine began operating in December off the coast of Rhode Island.
Tuesday’s election is not of the sexy, ruin-Thanksgiving-for-everyone kind.
Data on foreign worker programs shows the specific businesses that want to fill positions with foreign workers, when those jobs would start and end and how much they would pay, among other things.
There’s plenty of lighthouses that, this summer, might take just a little more effort than they’re worth to visit. So, while dreaming of summer over a sometimes dreary Memorial Day weekend, consider this virtual lighthouse tour.
About half of Americans plan to gather around a grill sometime over the three-day weekend, according to the Portland-based Digital Research Group.
In raw numbers, Bangor posted the steepest loss of population, with an estimated 324 fewer people in 2016 than the prior year. From 2010 to 2016, the Queen City lost more than 1,000 people.