Friendship residents approved $325,509 to be raised for the town budget March 21, down 11.5 percent ($37,273) from last year.
Fifty-seven residents attended the hour-long town meeting.
The sum of the general budget, combined with article requests, totals $750,509. After applying $425,000 from various accounts to reduce taxes, voters will be ...
Members of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce told lawmakers March 24 a shortage of workers and the opioid crisis are the biggest challenges facing local businesses.
“I think, for the most part, it’s the labor pool," said Pat O'Brien, owner of Fiore in Rockland. "From season to ...