Comments for: Maine retailers won’t be open Thanksgiving for shopping bonanzas

Posted Nov. 19, 2013, at 1:08 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 19, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.

PORTLAND | Don’t be fooled by the national ad campaigns from large retailers like Macy’s, Sears and Wal-Mart, which are trumpeting that they’ll be open on Thanksgiving and offering tremendous sales. Not in Maine they won’t. Maine is one of only three states that prohibits almost all businesses from …

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An earlier version of this report said the original law was passed in 1969. The original law was passed in 1963.

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