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Updated: December 22, 2022

Bah, humbug: Closings, layoffs and other grim news in 2022

Store front with "Closing sale' sign File photo Olympia Sports filed for bankruptcy in September.

Business closings and bankruptcies made headlines in Maine this year. Channel your inner Ebenezer this holiday season with this recap of 10 grim-news stories published by Mainebiz in 2022.

Olympia Sports files for bankruptcy, to close remaining stores this month

Maine's rural roads and bridges among worst in U.S. 

Pixelle paper mill in Jay to close, affecting 230 workers

Holy Donut makes 'gut-wrenching' decision to close Auburn store

Sweetser to close Bangor, Belfast homes, affecting 45 residents 

Lewiston hospital will close, consolidating maternity care with neighbor 

Survey: Young Mainers say hopes of earning higher salary dampened by inflation concerns

Maine among priciest states to retire, study says 

Rising tides: Greater Portland Landmarks IDs areas at risk from sea level rise

Secretary of State: Businesses should be aware of annual report scam 

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