Saturday, December 7, 2013
Maine by the numbers
A daily snapshot of the state's economy
New Building Permits for October
Number of new building permits for single-family units in October 2013
Number in October 2012
Source: U.S. Census
News from July 2, 2013
Assessed value was at issue in a case that could have cost South Portland as much as $4 million.
Businesses and environmentalists say Maine should endorse President Obama's climate-change plan to help protect the state's most important fishery.
Things were turning around for coal before Barack Obama announced a green energy plan.
Numerous websites draw people in with such offers, then trick or entice them to order extra services.
Companies use natural caffeine and organic ingredients to appeal to the health-conscious.