Posts Tagged: Business

  • Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    ELLSWORTH — G.M. Pollack and Sons Jewelry store is closing its Mill Mall location. The Ellsworth site has posted signs advertising a going out of business sale. Customers on the jeweler’s Facebook page have left messages concerned about who, if anyone, will honor their jewelry warranties. G.M. Pollack and Sons did not return calls requesting

  • Nancy White selected as director of development at The Bay School

    Nancy White has been selected as the new director of development at The Bay School. She will be replacing Fred Cole, who held the position for three years and just recently became principal at the Surry Elementary School. The Bay School, now in its 35th year, depends on donors and annual fundraising campaigns to support

  • Price of eggs shoots up 35 percent

    Price of eggs shoots up 35 percent

    ELLSWORTH — The price of one of your thriftiest meals, the egg, just shot up. The price of a dozen white, store-brand eggs has increased 35 percent since May 15 due to a bird flu outbreak in the Midwest. The average price of a dozen eggs was $2.25 last month during The American’s quarterly “Market

  • Main Street matriarch Norma Beal dies at 84

    Main Street matriarch Norma Beal dies at 84

    ELLSWORTH — The matriarch of Beal’s Jewelry and Gift Shop, which has been a Main Street fixture for 68 years, died Friday. Norma Beal was 84. She was remembered as a caring, generous woman who loved her family and Ellsworth, especially Main Street. “Norma was always super supportive of my store,” said Barbara Courchesne, owner

  • Anne Ossanna named Maine Gerontological Society Fellow

    Anne Ossanna named Maine Gerontological Society Fellow

    On June 11, Anne Ossanna was named a Fellow of the Maine Gerontological Society at that organization’s annual meeting in Bar Harbor. Maine Gerontological Society (MGS) Fellow Status is an honor bestowed upon those individuals who are members of the organization and have proven outstanding achievement in such activities as, but not limited to: service

  • Dr. John Tyler completes board maintenance and certification exam

    Dr. John Tyler completes board maintenance and certification exam

    Dr. John Tyler of Blue Hill successfully completed the American Board of Family Medicine’s maintenance and certification examination in April. To maintain board certification, Tyler must possess a license to practice medicine in the United States, complete online assessments and 150 hours of continuing medical education every three years, demonstrate improvement within his practice and

  • 44 North opens new place to savor a cup

    44 North opens new place to savor a cup

    STONINGTON — 44 North Coffee, which has been luring coffee-lovers near and far with its house-roasted Fair Trade/organic beans, has opened a coffeehouse in downtown Stonington. “Things are going great,” said Melissa Raftery, who owns 44 North with Megan Dewey-Wood. The second location is in a historic building at 70 Main St. across from the

  • Local CPA opens accounting office

    Local CPA opens accounting office

    BLUE HILL — Cheryl L. Boulet, certified public accountant, recently opened an accounting office in the Eastlight Building in Blue Hill, located at 1 West Lane beside the Tree of Life. Boulet provides a full range of services, including income and payroll tax preparation for individuals and businesses, audits, reviews and compilations for nonprofits and