Title

"Business Maine." Short articles on various governmental measurements from surv

Authors

Source

Mainebiz

Date

3-5-2001

Pages

4-8

Abstract

"Business Maine." Short articles on various governmental measurements from surveys; the record deal with Tommy Boy by Portland band Rustic Overtones; workers' campaign against International Paper's closing Costigan and Passadumkeag mills; increased snow's improvement of Maine ski resorts' earnings; $300,000 award to David Bishop of Hancock in his lawsuit against Bell Atlantic, alleging it cut his overtime for complaining to the Maine Human Rights Commission; Rep. Joseph Brooks' bill under consideration by the Legislature, requiring a deposit on cigarette butts; layoffs at Herron Group of Scarborough; acquisition of RGS Energy Group by Energy East, parent company of Central Maine Power; weak state revenue due to sales' decline; conflict between the New England Passenger Rail Authority and Guilford Transportation over a 79 mph track; investor Michael Liberty and sale of Biddeford Textiles to Sunbeam Corp.; award of $1.03 million to Stephanie Berry for sexual harassment by the U.S. Postal Service; layoffs at Vishay-Sprague of Biddeford; and increased groundfish landings reported by the Portland Fish Exchange.

Subjects

Actions and defenses, Bills, Legislative, International Paper Company, Energy East Corp, Rustic Overtones (band), State finance, Sawmills, Vishay-Sprague Inc, Berry, Stephanie, Bishop, David, Liberty, Michael A

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