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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. ┬áThe 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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