Maine unemployment hardly budges in November

Maine's unemployment rate in November was 5.7%, a hundredth of a percentage point lower than the previous month and not quite 1% less than it was a year ago.

Aroostook County leads in Xmas tree sales

Aroostook County has been a leader in Christmas tree sales, not just for Maine, but the entire Northeast, according to federal data released earlier this year.

Watchdog files complaint against Plum Creek

Plum Creek Timberlands’ certification for sustainable logging practices is being challenged by an Oregon-based watchdog group seeking a nationwide investigation.

Community Concepts mum on CEO's departure

Community Concepts Inc., a Lewiston-based social services agency that provides small business loans, is not saying why CEO Mike Burke stepped down on Wednesday after serving the organization for 32...

Report: Maine foreign exports decline

Exported goods from Maine have declined by 12% from 2012 to 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. But that decline may be due to a change in the reporting method by one of the exporting...