Business

  • New manager at U.S. Cellular

    U.S. Cellular has named Andrew Sullivan retail sales manager for its Ellsworth store located at 225 High St. Sullivan leads store associates to help customers get the exact plan and device to meet their needs and show them how wireless technology can simplify and enhance their life or business. Sullivan has more than three years

  • Ellsworth American’s Indoor Yard Sale jam-packed with stuff

    Ellsworth American’s Indoor Yard Sale jam-packed with stuff

    ELLSWORTH — Looking for sea-glass jewelry or children’s clothes? How about a pair of dirt bike boots or a 1949 U.S. Army sleeping bag? All of these items and many more will be up for sale on Saturday, April 1, at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School, where The Ellsworth American will be hosting its 11th Annual

  • New Dollar Tree store set to open March 30

    New Dollar Tree store set to open March 30

    ELLSWORTH — Bargain shoppers, mark your calendars. Dollar Tree will officially open the doors at its new Ellsworth location to customers on Thursday, March 30. The store is in the parking lot adjacent to Marden’s at 461 High St. A grand opening is set for Saturday, April 1. A Dollar Tree employee on site March

  • Serendib expands its space on State Street

    Serendib expands its space on State Street

    ELLSWORTH — The future just got brighter, literally, at Serendib in downtown Ellsworth. The Indian and Sri Lankan restaurant reopened last week in a bigger space. It expanded from its 2 State St. location so that it now also occupies the space on the corner of State and Main, most recently home to the Downeast

  • State real estate market off to strong start in 2017

    State real estate market off to strong start in 2017

    ELLSWORTH — The real estate market in Maine is off to a strong start in 2017, and the only problem for Realtors is finding more properties to list. The Maine Association of Realtors reported a 7.87 percent increase in sales in January over January 2016 along with an 8.26 percent increase in the median sales

  • Dine Around Month full of tasty offerings

    Dine Around Month full of tasty offerings

    ELLSWORTH — Anyone who likes to get a great deal while dining is in for a treat — lots of them, actually — during the month of March. That’s because this month is designated as Dine Around Month in the greater Ellsworth area, with local eateries offering special menu items or discounts throughout the month.

  • Wallace Events named Chamber’s Top Drawer Award winner

    Wallace Events named Chamber’s Top Drawer Award winner

    ELLSWORTH — Wallace Events has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Top Drawer Award by the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is the chamber’s highest honor, and will be presented to the company at the organization’s annual meeting that will take place Thursday, May 18. “Winning the Top Drawer Award is

  • American wins 16 first place awards at news gathering

    BOSTON — The Ellsworth American and its sister newspaper, the Mount Desert Islander, received a total of 25 first-place awards Saturday night at the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s annual banquet. The Islander was named first in the General Excellence category for weekly newspapers in its circulation category. General Excellence is the gold standard