Posts Tagged: Business

  • Ellsworth businesses relocate, open, close

    Ellsworth businesses relocate, open, close

    ELLSWORTH — Businesses have been moving, opening and closing in the city lately. Label Shopper, a clothing store for men and women, opened at the Maine Coast Mall in August. Four Seasons Garden Supply moved from the Mill Mall at 248 State Street to the former location of Mainely Music at 138 High St. Four

  • Locally blended tea to compete in national contest

    Locally blended tea to compete in national contest

    STONINGTON — Tempest in a Teapot, a company that blends its own line of teas and incorporates Maine-grown ingredients — from peaches to lavender — will learn late this month whether its Holy Cranberry Tea wins in the North American Tea Championship held in Henderson, Nev. Tempest in a Teapot’s co-owners and sisters Tammy Smith

  • Business workshop series in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — The Maine Small Business Development Centers, in partnership with New Ventures Maine, is hosting a free small business workshop series in Bucksport on five essential areas of starting, owning and operating a small business. This series is for potential, new and longtime business owners looking to learn or refresh their business skills. Entrepreneurs

  • Bowden to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame

    Bowden to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame

    ELLSWORTH — Musician, photographer and retired veteran newsman Hugh Bowden will be inducted into the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame Oct. 29. Bowden, who retired last month from The Ellsworth American, worked in print journalism for 52 years. Also to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next month are Rex Rhoades, retired executive

  • Former Hilltop House building sold to China Hill

    Former Hilltop House building sold to China Hill

    ELLSWORTH — The former Hilltop House, home to a half-dozen different dining establishments in the past 15 years since its best-known occupant closed, has been sold to the operators of another local restaurant, China Hill. The sale of 337 High St., located just north of the intersection of High and Myrick streets and Kingsland Crossing,

  • Dollar General store coming to Sullivan

    Dollar General store coming to Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — Dollar General Corp., which operates more than 12,400 variety stores around the country, has signed an agreement to buy a house on Route 1 near the town green as the site for a new Dollar General store. The town’s code enforcement officer, Millard Billings, said Aug. 30 that a developer for Dollar General

  • Blue Hill Co-op looking to raise $1M for new store

    Blue Hill Co-op looking to raise $1M for new store

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Co-op is enlisting the power of the people to try to raise $1 million by Sept. 30 for construction of its proposed new store on South Street. The fundraising effort is the first made under Maine’s crowdfunding law, known as Fund-ME, according to state Securities Administrator Judith Shaw. The