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Where rubber meets the road

Maine, with an awesome Atlantic coastline and its stein song, is not necessarily renowned for innovation, but that all may change soon.<@SM>A new Maine Turnpike Interchange being built in Sabattus is taking shape atop the recycled remains of nearly 2 mill

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Public works in the works

There are a number of significant changes being considered with regards to public works projects. In this article, I'll review some of those proposals, give you a tip on how to be more competitive on prevailing-wage projects and provide you with a useful

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Observing the whales

Boothbay Harbor, ME - On Sunday, I experienced something new-a 20-plus mile excursion into the Atlantic to observe whales. Notwithstanding the typical foggy New England weather, our captain did locate a Minke whale and a couple of fin-backed whales who s

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MBE, WBE certification

Every year, federal, state and local governmental agencies contract with private-sector vendors for goods and services. Annually, the total dollar amount of government contracts awarded to businesses and nonprofit organizations is multibillions.

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Constructive Comments

The old adage "you get what you pay for" is certainly true of the construction of Milwaukee's Art Museum addition designed by Santiago Calatrava and built by C.G. Schmidt Inc., Duwe Metals, Super Sky Products and a host of other Milwaukee specialty and su

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Holding the line on property taxes

The hot issue on everybody's lips right now is the property-tax freeze. The 21st Assembly District race was decided on the issue because Rep.-elect Mark Honadel turned the property- tax freeze into the centerpiece of his campaign.

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