Posts Tagged: Business

  • Sterrs to succeed Karen Stanley as chairman of Camden National Corp.

    The Board of Directors for Camden National Corp. has elected Lawrence “Larry” J. Sterrs to succeed Karen Stanley as chairman of the company and Camden National Bank effective Sept. 17. Stanley, a Castine resident who joined the Board of Directors in 2008 and became chairwoman in 2010, retired from the board on Sept. 17. John

  • CFO, WHCA unveil new name: Downeast Community Partners

    CFO, WHCA unveil new name: Downeast Community Partners

    ELLSWORTH — Effective Oct. 1, the Washington Hancock Community Agency and Child & Family Opportunities will cease to exist under those names. They will become one entity instead of two, with a new logo and a new name: Downeast Community Partners. People who get services from either of the two separate organizations currently should experience

  • Schoodic Institute names interim CEO

    WINTER HARBOR — Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park has announced the appointment of David Manski as acting chief executive officer (CEO) beginning in mid-October. Manski served as chief of natural resources and cultural heritage at Acadia National Park for the final 20 years of a 35-year National Park Service career. During his tenure at

  • New natural food store set to open in Ellsworth

    New natural food store set to open in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — A new natural food store is set to open soon, likely within the next month, next to an already popular beverage business. Ryan Bates, owner and operator of Global Beverage Warehouse at the corner of High Street and Beechland Road, will open Acadia Provisions in the twin building next to his existing business.

  • Maine-made craft shop now open in downtown Ellsworth

    Maine-made craft shop now open in downtown Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — Melissa’s Maine Made Shop is open for business on Water Street. As the name implies, the business — located at 14 Water St. — features products made in Maine by local artisans and craftspeople. Melissa Clark is the proprietor. “I’ve done craft fairs for years,” Clark said. “I wanted to do my own

  • Tradewinds owner announces donations to Orland and Bucksport

    Tradewinds owner announces donations to Orland and Bucksport

    ORLAND – What would you do with $5,000? Recreation leaders in Orland and Bucksport get to answer that question thanks to donations made by Chuck Lawrence, the owner of Tradewinds Markets. “We want to make a commitment to Bucksport and Orland,” Lawrence said last Friday, before a small crowd gathered at the parking lot of

  • Graves named managing editor of the Mount Desert Islander

    Graves named managing editor of the Mount Desert Islander

    BAR HARBOR — Liz Graves, a reporter at the Mount Desert Islander since 2013, has been named managing editor of the weekly newspaper. She succeeds founding editor Earl Brechlin, who is leaving the Islander after 16 years to take the post of communications director for the Friends of Acadia. For the past two years, Graves,

  • Long lines, happy customers as Jordan’s Snack Bar reopens

    Long lines, happy customers as Jordan’s Snack Bar reopens

    ELLSWORTH — When Ellsworth resident Chessie Lancaster checked her Facebook account last week, she found a surprising update. A friend had posted that Jordan’s Snack Bar had reopened. The friend knew because she could hear numbers being called out through a speaker system from her house nearby. “We’re actually excited to see that everything is