A prolonged period of weak employment growth in Maine – as well as the aging population – is hurting the state.
Macy’s leads other stores higher with a 9 percent surge after reporting a quarterly profit that blew past Wall Street expectations.ds
Employment growth of 2 percent in the six states will be below the national average.
The leading job sectors will be in professional and business services and leisure and hospitality, according to the outlook.
The company cites new advertising and promotions and heads into the make-or-break holiday season with optimism.
Bill Needelman, who has been a city planner for nearly 15 years, will begin his new role Dec. 16.
Major price declines give the energy-saving bulbs a bigger share of the market as incandescents fade out.
Advances in processing come as studies warn real meat may not be a sustainable source of protein.
One investor says “the market looks tired ... A little bit of a pause is actually healthy.”
The Pentagon chief will get a look at several Navy destroyers being built at the Maine shipyard.