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Keep your money in Maine

You're short on cash. Local businesses are short on cash. But you probably didn't know that even your local bank is short on cash.
What banking locally can do for you, for the state, and for the overall economy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 24, 2011

Not-so-progressive nightmares and the Buy Local survey

Deirdre Fulton's characterization of the nightmare unfolding in Augusta is accurate (" Progressive Nightmare ," March 18); her characterization of that as a "progressive" nightmare is not.
Letters to the Portland Editor, March 25, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 25, 2011

Buy Local 'survey' is questionable

Heaven knows I like the idea of the Portland Buy Local campaign, so it pains me to say that I found the recently released results of an area business survey just a bit too self-congratulatory.
Fuzzy math
By JEFF INGLIS  |  March 18, 2011