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By the numbers: 25 more depressing statistics about how shitty the economy is
With increasing signs that the economy is laboring, most economists agree that a short-term infusion of spending, or an extension of this year's temporary cut...
| August 02, 2011
You would have to be delusional not to be anxious, perhaps even fearful.
Between paralysis and nervous breakdown
| October 08, 2010
We thought the bailouts were over. They're not. FairPoint Communications, the nightmare that has become northern New England's landline provider, is seeking tax dollars that could help it fulfill the promises made to regulators in Maine, New Hampshire,
Here comes the FairPoint bailout
| September 04, 2009
Striving to build a 'sustainable' arts sector
While some sectors, such as broadband technology and "green" energy, expect a big boost from the federal stimulus package, the arts got just $50 million — 1/100th as much as weatherization programs.
Dire numbers from the Rhode Island State Council On the Arts
| March 18, 2009
Like Christmas in the spring
State officials say that Maine stands to receive approximately $900 million via that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act we've heard so much about.
DEIRDRE FULTON AND KATRINA BOTELHO
| March 18, 2009
It's getting easier to go green
In Rhode Island and across the US, economic troubles seem to be getting worse by the day. But green energy and conservation, several local advocates and entrepreneurs say, has a chance to flourish in the coming years.
| February 25, 2009
Hope for young homebuyers
Good news if you're in a sufficiently stable financial situation to think of bailing from greater Portland's rental-housing morass.
The lousy economy — and Obama's stimulus package — has a silver lining
| February 18, 2009
Fixing the economy - a spreading meme
You may have seen Lance Tapley's story in this week's Portland Phoenix - with four ideas on how Main...
| December 31, 2008
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