What does a Certified Business Friendly Community that happens to be the second largest city in Aroostook County,with a population of a little more than 8,000 people have to offer you? A chance to expand your business. Caribou, Maine already has a number of franchise brands including Burger King, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Tim Horton’s, Subway, […]
Maine is one of the States Most Adversely Affected by the US Government Shutdown!
According to analysis by personal-finance site WalletHub,Virginia, Alaska, Alabama, District of Columbia and Maine are the five states most affected by the shutdown. In the past couple of years, the small businesses in the states listed above have had the highest rates of borrowing when it comes to SBA-guaranteed loans, according to WalletHub’s research. All […]
Grass-roots effort underway to create Maine economic development strategy
October 4, 2013 By Whit Richardson, Bangor Daily News, Maine In 2009, when FairPoint Communications wanted to entice the Maine Public Utilities Commission to approve its acquisition of Verizon’s landline business in Maine, it sweetened the deal with a promise to invest in Maine’s economic development. The telecommunications company won its approval and invested in […]