Maine by the numbers

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Maine’s Taxable Retail Sales for Food Stores

January 2014

$119.6 Million

January 2013

$115.2 Million

Source: Maine Revenue Services

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News from June 25, 2013

June 25, 2013

Home sales at eight-year high in N.H.

Sales prices also are up from a year ago, with the median price at $215,900.

June 25, 2013

L.L. Bean expanding with new store in N.J.

L.L Bean Boot The new Freehold, N.J., store will be the 19th retail store outside Maine, not including 10 outlet stores.

June 25, 2013

Some find teaching a skill via Web videos can be a money-maker


June 25, 2013


June 25, 2013

China slump weighs on markets

An overnight plunge in China leads to declines in European and U.S. stock markets.

June 25, 2013