As 2016 is winding down I want to take some time to look back at some of the fun we had in the past year. It truly is an honor to have this job and I appreciate the time that you spend listening to the radio station. Sometimes it amazes me that they pay us to do this stuff!
The holiday season means givng back and WalletHub.com has complied their list of the '2016 Most Charitable States. To make their list they used 13 key metrics, from volunteering their time to monitary donations.
Forbes has recently released their list of 'The Best State For Business" . The list is based in six key metrics: Business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects and quality of life.
The unemployment rate in Maine is at 4 percent, compared to the national 4.9 percent rate. While jobs have been lost in many paper mills, there are plenty of jobs out there. Let's take a look at the eight largest employers in Maine.
I heard the local weatherman hint that we could be getting snow over the Thanksgiving Day holiday. When I was a kid that meant time to get the sled and have some fun. My go to sledding spot when I was growing up in Lewiston was at Davis Mountain at Bates College.
Source: WalletHub WalletHub.com has released their list of the '2016's Fattest States In America' (couldn't they have been a little bit nicer with the title of article?) The rankings come from data from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 17 key indicators of weight-related problems.
Many Mainers live paycheck to paycheck, yours truly included, so saving money where we can is very important. I found an interesting story on Homesnacks.net about the 10 Most Affordable Places In Maine.
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