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Feb 27, 2015 | via The Newark Star-Ledger
Hillsborough police and the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office combined to arrest a couple who defrauded a 71-year-old woman out of her life savings. (Photo by Ed Murray HILLSBOROUGH - A Hillsborough couple who authorities allege swindled a senior citizen out of life savings, taking out loans against two properties she owned and later selling one property without her knowledge to finance an upscale lifestyle, have been indicted on charges of second-degree theft by deception. Comment?
Sep 22, 2014 | via Bangor Daily News
Single-family home sales rose in August, compared with last year, as the median price paid for those homes dipped to $178,000. The total volume of home sales for the state's busiest month for real estate transactions rose 3.3 percent from one year ago, bucking a national and regional decline in single-family home sales, according to a transaction tracking service maintained by the Maine Association of Realtors. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Sun Journal
The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to purchase The Bank of Maine, a move that would give Camden 68 branches and make it the largest bank headquartered in the state. Camden National bank's planned purchase of the Bank of Maine would give it a much larger footprint, acquiring 24 Bank of Maine branches, primarily in Southern Maine and the Kennebec Valley. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via Lincoln County News
Camden National Corp., the parent company of Camden National Bank, and SBM Financial Inc., the parent company of The Bank of Maine, have announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which The Bank of Maine will merge into Camden National Bank, creating Maine's largest community bank. The combined organization will operate under the Camden National Bank name and brand and be led by Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corp. and Camden National Bank. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via Sys-Con Media
Redfin , the customer-first real estate brokerage, today announced the debut of its home-buying and selling services in Southern Maine. People can now work with Redfin agents to buy and sell homes in Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Kennebunk, Biddeford, Augusta and the lakes region area. Comment?
Monday Mar 9 | via Bangor Daily News
Two visitors checked out the flashing Fresnel lights and other artifacts on display at the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland. The museum will reopen for the season in mid-March. Comment?
Thursday Mar 5 | via WMTW-TV Auburn
Many Mainers will be seeing lower electric bills this year after the state negotiated a new rate for the so-called standard offer. Central Maine Power customers pay the company a base rate transmission fee, but supply fees, which are the second part of your bill, vary depending on what you choose. Comment?
3 min ago | via Townhall
The U.S. economy is poised to grow by close to 3 percent in 2015, generating a 3- to 3.5-million-person gain in employment. This job growth, coupled with very low mortgage interest rates and some easing in credit access, is expected to propel both owner-occupant and rental housing activity this year. Comment?
7 min ago | via Pasadena Star-News
MONROVIA >> The mayoral race has drawn a financial line in the sand as two veteran incumbents vie for support in a community each has represented for more than a decade. A longtime supporter of Mayor Mary Ann Lutz, Monrovia-based commercial real estate developer Samuelson & Fetter, is now the largest collective contributor to her opponent Tom Adams, who vacated his council seat after 20 years. Comment?
7 min ago | via Pasadena Star-News
The next mayor of Pasadena will be at the top end of a community that has become one of California's most asymmetrical cities. Pasadena is a highly attractive destination for affluent residents. Comment?
8 min ago | via Pasadena Star-News
He ought to, because the South Pasadena resident and Realtor has lived in one of the classic Craftsman-style homes for the past 22 years. Moreover, he just sold the Garfield House , one of the city's most prestigious Greene & Greene homes, for $3 million. Comment?
13 min ago | via Post-gazette.com
Alcoa said it will take a first-quarter charge of $10 million to $15 million, or 1 cent per share, related to its decision to curtail 74,000 metric tons of capacity at a Brazilian smelter. The aluminum producer announced this month it would consider curtailing, closing or selling up to 500,000 metric tons of smelting capacity in order to remain competitive. Comment?
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