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New Maine Laws To Begin In 2021
With the new year comes new laws. Maine now has a new minimum wage of $12.15/hour and if you’re a tipped employee it’s $6.08/hour.  In addition to the increase in minimum wage,  employers with 11 or more people have to provide earned paid leave that employee…
Target Baby Rompers Being Recalled
Listen up Target shoppers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall notice as Target has recalled five different Cloud Island infant rompers of which almost 300,000 have been sold due to a chocking hazard.
 
 These infant rompers were sold both online and in…
Best Ways for Mainers to Dispose of Their Real Christmas Trees
This is something I never seem to think of until after the Christmas holiday has passed us by. Just what am I going to do with this tree now that we're ready to take it down? Well, I just learned that my typical tradition of taking out and leaning it up against the deck until spring when I can …
Over 90,000 Lbs Of Lean Cuisine Being Recalled
Nestle Prepared Foods, along with the USDA are recalling over 90,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals that may be contaminated with white hard plastic pieces. These meals were shipped to retailers and distributors nationwide, including several locations in Maine...
New CDC Quarantine Guidelines
While 14 days is still best, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has updated part of the recommendations on self-quarantine for some people, depending on the situation.

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