Tag Archives: money

Dollar store deals: 5 things to buy and 5 to skip

If you’re looking to get a big bang for your buck, you’ve probably visited one of the 156 dollars in Maine. There seems to be no shortage of them, even in rural areas of the state. Call it the Dollar Store Domination. In fact, there are now more dollar stores in Maine than Walmart, McDonald’s, […]

Some cell phone customers are getting refund checks from federal government; here’s why

If you ever got texts with your horoscope, celebrity gossip alerts, love tips, or “fun facts” but didn’t sign up for them, you could be getting some money in the mail. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week it’s sending 22,671 refund checks to cell phone customers who lost money to what’s known as “mobile […]

Who’s most likely to need a rescue at Acadia National Park and on what day?

Five years of records from the National Park Service show there are an average of 3,083 search and rescue operations every year at America’s 59 national parks, costing an average of $4,789,596 a year. That means each one costs an average of $1,554. There were 30 search and rescue incidents at Maine’s Acadia National Park […]