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Cumberland County Unemployment Rate

March 2014

5%

March 2013

5.8%

Source: Maine Department of Labor

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News from April 15, 2013

April 16, 2013

Street graffiti? No, colors of progress Several photos included in this story

 The rainbow of markings in the Old Port - key to safe replacement of gas lines - elicits varied views.

April 15, 2013

Ski season takes turn for the better

 Ski areas say they've had a strong season as big storms still have customers on the slopes.