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  • Central Maine business briefs: Kennebec Savings Bank announces promotions

    AUGUSTA – Kennebec Savings Bank President & CEO Andrew Silsby recently announced the promotion of three employees to the role of vice president. Jessica Norton Contributed photo Jessica Norton has been promoted to vice president and deposit operations officer. Hired in 2012, Norton directs the activities of the Operations Department to ensure exceptional, timely and

    June 21, 2021
  • Arkansas medical marijuana sales top 50,000 pounds

    Roughly two years after the first medical marijuana dispensary opened in Arkansas, the market has seen the sale of more than 50,000 pounds valued at $338.5 million, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, the parent agency of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission. State taxes on the dispensary sales since May 2019 total

    June 21, 2021
  • Business Sense | Humboldt connected – Times-Standard

    As I write this, my wife Tish is flying back from Southern California. Between the two of us, in a one-month period, we are tapping into American Airlines’ new Phoenix service, Avelo Airlines’ new Burbank route and two long-standing United Airlines routes connecting through San Francisco. COVID protocols remain but, after a year of staying

    June 21, 2021
  • Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Existing-Home Sales, German Business Confidence

    Shoppers in San Francisco June 10; Economists expect figures to be released this week will show consumer spending rose in May. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News By WSJ staff June 20, 2021 3:00 pm ET Tuesday U.S. existing-home sales fell in April from the prior month as record-high prices deterred potential buyers. But April sales

    June 21, 2021