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Thursday, June 24th, 2010, 6:23 pm

Maine hostile to all-important start-ups, report says

Are start-up costs choking Maine businesses? That’s the question posed by the conservative think-tank Maine Heritage Policy Center after releasing a series of reports this week on job creation in Maine. The reports find that the state created just over …

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010, 8:49 pm

Homeowner defaults persist despite recovery

According to the quarterly report presented June 10 to the Maine Legislature, more than 20,000 Maine homeowners have defaulted on their mortgages in the past year.