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NewsSource 8 at 6 September 27, 2013

| September 27, 2013

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Mainers to See Sales Tax Increase Starting Next Week

| September 27, 2013

They’re two words that almost no one likes to hear… tax increase. But that’ll be a reality for all Mainers at the beginning of next week. Robin McLellan of Mapleton says, “When I hear it’s going up its like oh my god..that’s crazy..that’s just crazy.” According to the Maine Revenue Service, as of October 1st, […]

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MSSM expands green house to improve student growth

| September 27, 2013

The Maine school of science and math were approved by the RSU-39 school board just this past week to build a new green house on their grounds.  The executive director Luke Shorty told us how the current green house is being outgrown. “We’ve got about 40 or so students utilizing this green house space and […]

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Commemorative hike to be held in Perth Andover this weekend

| September 27, 2013

This weekend is a great time to take a hike outdoors, especially with the warmer weather ahead and the beautiful fall foliage; and that’s exactly what some people in Perth Andover are planning to do this upcoming Sunday. But this isn’t just a leisurely hike- it’s one that will pay tribute to a significant piece […]

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Maine Business Climate Worst in Nation

| September 27, 2013

Forbes magazine has ranked Maine the worst state for business for the fourth year in a row. The magazine released its “Best States for Business” list on Friday. Forbes cited Maine’s high corporate tax burden and poor job and economic growth forecast. In a statement, Republican Gov. Paul LePage blamed Democrats for rejecting legislation that […]

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