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Mainers Not As Fired Up About Fireworks

| July 2, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) – Fireworks sales are down in Maine as retailers say exploding gadgets are losing some of their sparkle with customers. State officials say sales tax from fireworks generated $278,083 from June 2013 to May of this year. The figure represents a loss of more than $100,000 from the prior 12-month period. The […]

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Turnpike Revenues Increase

| November 21, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Turnpike Authority says it took in nearly $20 million more in toll revenues over the last year. The figures released Thursday show that $122 million was generated between Nov. 2012 and 2013. That’s up from about $102 million the year before. The 19.3 percent increase is about what officials […]

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