The Coastal Packet is the local edition of the Progressive Review, following Maine news and progressive politics. Since 1964, the Review has been providing the news while there was still time to do something about it.
Friday, March 25
Maine unemployment hits another low
WCSH - Unemployment in Maine fell slightly in February to 3.6 percent, reaching its lowest point in 15 years The nationwide unemployment rate was 4.9 percent. That is unchanged from January and down from 5.5 percent a year ago. New England had an unemployment rate of 4.5 percent.