Posts Tagged: Business

  • First Atlantic puts focus on residents at Seaport Village

    First Atlantic puts focus on residents at Seaport Village

    ELLSWORTH — When First Atlantic Healthcare officials sat down to work on planning out what the company’s new facility in Ellsworth would look like, they came at it from a patient-centered approach. That’s according to company CEO Ken Bowden, who said the question officials worked to keep in mind was this: What would it be

  • Hugh Bowden cutting back after 30 years at The American

    Hugh Bowden cutting back after 30 years at The American

    ELLSWORTH — If you were in charge of seating arrangements for The Ellsworth American’s editorial department, sports department, ombudsman, ace photographer, associate proofreader, corporate trustee, Open Meeting Law expert and newsroom mentor you would need only one chair. Hugh Bowden — multitalented, multifaceted and, goodness knows, multitasking — is cutting back after 30 years to

  • Maine Shellfish Co. anchors Ellsworth waterfront

    Maine Shellfish Co. anchors Ellsworth waterfront

    ELLSWORTH — On a gray fall morning just days before Maine voters headed for the polls, the activity level at the Maine Shellfish Co. plant on Water Street was deceptively quiet. In the office just inside the front door, a couple of salesmen chatted quietly on the telephone with customers and, up a flight of

  • Stanley Subaru presents money, cookies to MCMH

    Stanley Subaru presents money, cookies to MCMH

    ELLSWORTH — Stanley Subaru on Nov. 4 presented a check for $3,210 to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital’s Breast Health Clinic. The money was raised during the auto dealer’s 15th anniversary in October when, as part of the celebration, the dealership dedicated $15 for every test drive taken all month directly to diagnostic testing at Maine

  • Verso employees to receive federal assistance

    Verso employees to receive federal assistance

    BUCKSPORT — The U.S. Department of Labor is offering assistance to over 500 workers at the local paper mill who are losing their jobs beginning Dec. 1. Verso Paper Corp., the Tennessee-based owner of the mill, announced the closure last month. Through the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, those workers will be eligible for

  • Eastward Plaza on the market

    Eastward Plaza on the market

    ELLSWORTH — Anyone who has ever wanted to own your very own bowling lanes (and more), take note. Eastward Plaza, located off of Downeast Highway, is for sale. With more than 33,000 square feet of building space sitting on 10.75 acres of property, the asking price is $3.49 million. Current tenants at the property include

  • New variety store opens in Orland

    New variety store opens in Orland

    ORLAND — A new variety store opened last weekend on the lot that once housed Acadia Highway Market & Deli. Quiet for several years, the Route 1 property is now the site of Mountain View Variety & Redemption. The emphasis is on the variety. The business boasts gas pumps, a redemption center, a tagging station,