Category Archives: Augusta

Maine unemployment hits seven-year low.

AUGUSTA, Maine — According to data from the Maine Department of Labor, the state’s unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent in March. That number was down from 5 percent in February and reflected the lowest unemployment rate in Maine since February 2 ...

Maine taps into maple syrup season.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maple syrup season has officially begun in Maine. Gov. Paul R. LePage, joined by Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner Walt Whitcomb, Legislators and Maine Maple Producers, officially kicked off the beginning of the seas ...