Catholic Economy

Construction spending fell 0.3% in May as housing slows

WASHINGTON – Construction spending fell 0.3% in May. Growth in housing, the best performing economy, has slowed as activity in areas most directly affected by the pandemic has shown further weakness. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that May’s drop followed a slight 0.1% increase in April and left overall construction …

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Author to talk about cod fishing in the 17th century

Maine’s First Ship and the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will host a conference on 17th-century cod fishing at 1 p.m. on July 1 with author and historian Mike Dekker. Registration required for in-person or virtual participation. Contribution photo BATH – Maine’s First Ship and the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will …

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