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Single-Family Housing Permits Authorized in Maine

February 2014

141

February 2013

129

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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News from July 15, 2013

July 15, 2013

Kate's Homemade Butter has cameo in new comedy film

The Maine product gets some screen time in Adam Sandler's new movie 'Grown Ups 2.'

July 15, 2013

Robots could revolutionize farming, ease labor woes Video clip included

Researchers are designing robots that use advanced sensors, powerful computing, electronics, computer vision, networking and high precision GPS.

July 15, 2013

Small Maine hardware store focuses on 'selling confidence'

 With competition from big national chains stores, locals focus on providing critical information.