Conservation Group Purchases Maine Timberland Tract

15,408 acres of Maine woodlands, from the Chadbourne Tree Farms LLC in Oxford County, has been purchased by the Conservation Fund. The tract which is primarily white pine, was assembled by the Chadbourne family over the past 150 years and includes the site of what is believed to be the first sawmill in America at South Berwick.

Total Consumer Credit Declines for Second Month in a Row

According to the latest Federal Reserve’s G.19 Consumer Credit Report, which tracks consumer credit, which excludes loans secured by real estate, through May 2020, consumer credit decreased at a seasonally annual adjusted annual rate of 5.3% from the previous month.