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More states ending unemployment benefits and pandemic aid early: What you need to know

By Oscar Gonzalez, Laura Michelle Davis – CNet.com Florida is the latest state to announce it’s canceling extended federal unemployment benefits. That makes at least 23 states …

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Another decline in newly recorded coronavirus cases in Maine

Second day in a row case count is only in double digits, according to Maine CDC By WABI News Desk For the second day in …

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Maine scores among top 10 states for early-stage businesses, prestigious study says

The latest edition of a prestigious annual study says Maine is doing better than last year — and better than most states this year — …

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Small Business Update

American Rescue Plan Act By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor Everything you need to know about the American Rescue Plan Act and the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Read …

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Tax Return Due Dates for 2020 Small Business Taxes

May 17 New Deadline for Most Small Business Tax Returns BY JEAN MURRAY ax returns, payments, and forms for all types of businesses for the 2020 …

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Maine tops Northeast among best states for starting a small business

by Staff No fooling: Maine is the top state in the Northeast in which to start a small business, says Motley Fool. Read more…

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Maine businesses need more aid over next 6 months to recover from pandemic, study finds

by Lori Valigra Businesses said they need more money, relief for rents or mortgages and better insurance rates to recover from the pandemic this year, according …

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State seeks marketing agency to work with Office of Tourism on promoting Maine

by Staff, Mainebiz Last summer’s Maine Office of Tourism campaign touted the state as a safe place to visit. The Department of Community and Economic …

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Covid-19 Vaccine Travel Updates

Geoff Whitmore Contributor, Forbes Magazine As more people across the globe receive the Covid-19 vaccine, people might be more willing to travel. While getting the …

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2021 tax filing season begins Feb. 12; IRS outlines steps to speed refunds during pandemic

IR-2021-16, Jan. 15, 2021 WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation’s tax season will start on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, when the …

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2021 Visitor’s Guide Ad Raffle!

Sign up by Monday, 1/18 to purchase an ad and we will enter you into a drawing for a chance of doubling the size of …

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Bucksport Bay Business Coalition formed to help locals

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