Employers added 203,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 7 percent, a five-year low.
The Maine International Trade Center creates a new North Atlantic office as dignitaries from Iceland visit Portland Friday.
On a day of protests in 200 cities, a report says the state’s minimum wage is far short of a livable level.
The U.S. economy shows momentum, but a robust finish for the year depends on a jobs report that indicates strong hiring.
Advocates meet in Canada to advance a plan for the ‘hotel’ passenger service, which would include stops in Portland and elsewhere in Maine.
The milk supply may fall and prices would jump if no dairy subsidy deal is reached by year’s end.
Pan Am Railways says it’s not economically sound to keep the service going without its largest client.