Here is a “Top 5” list of consumer protections for my National Consumer Protection Week:
1. Always read a document or contract carefully before you sign—auto contract, credit card application, rental agreement or a health club membership
2. “Press Pause” when an unknown person on the telephone or the Internet demands you wire funds to them. Call the State of Maine or a local law enforcement agency to see how “Legit” the offer or demand is.
Healthy Acadia to Host 2016 Washington County Food Summit
East Machias. Farmers, fishermen, harvesters and food enthusiasts are invited to attend the second biennial Washington County Food Summit organized by Healthy Acadia’s Washington County Community Food Council.