Posts Tagged: Business

  • Alcohol server and seller trainings scheduled Aug. 17

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia will offer Responsible Beverage Server and Seller trainings on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Hampton Inn in Ellsworth (6 Downeast Highway). These trainings provide employees and staff of restaurants, bars, retail stores or liquor stores with knowledge to better identify and prevent violations of liquor laws. The three-hour session also will

  • Old England meets New England in Ellsworth pub

    Old England meets New England in Ellsworth pub

    ELLSWORTH — Gary Cresswell’s career as an executive with a large oil and gas company took him all over the world, from Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan to Norway and Nigeria. The man who now co-owns the Airline Brewing Co. and its new pub on Main Street in Ellsworth grew up, however, in the West Yorkshire town

  • Huckleberries moves to downtown Bucksport

    Huckleberries moves to downtown Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — It’s a sign that the tide could be turning for businesses in Bucksport. Last week, Main Street welcomed a new addition to its growing downtown, Huckleberries Cards & Gifts. Owned by Diane Stimpson and her husband, Lee, Huckleberries was a Brewer staple for the past two and a half years, carrying everything from greeting

  • Cross Insurance acquires Roland Grindle Insurance Agency

    BANGOR — Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp., and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, has announced the acquisition of Sargent, Tyler & West and its Bucksport branch office, the Roland Grindle Insurance Agency. For nearly 200 years, Sargent, Tyler & West has been providing insurance coverage for individuals

  • Rotary welcomes young Mauritian leader

    Rotary welcomes young Mauritian leader

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Noontime Rotary Club frequently hosts interesting speakers. But those speakers don’t usually come all the way from Mauritius, a small island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa. During a recent weekly meeting, the group heard from Koushul Narrian, a Mauritian who is making strides in his country. He was one of

  • Creatively Maine pops up in Bucksport

    Creatively Maine pops up in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — Behind a nondescript storefront at 74 Main St. is a trove of handmade treasures from goat’s milk soap, to hand-carved pens to eggshell jewelry and painted antique windows. Creatively Maine is a pop-up shop from the artist’s co-op of the same name. Following the group’s popular holiday shop, 42 Maine artisans are selling

  • Counting down the days

    Counting down the days

    ELLSWORTH — City Manager David Cole recently had a countdown clock set up in his office at City Hall. The digital display is counting down the time left until Jan. 1, 2018, when The Jackson Laboratory plans to open its new mouse production facility in the old Lowe’s building. A similar clock was set up earlier

  • Blue Hill Co-op plans move forward

    Blue Hill Co-op plans move forward

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Co-op is making progress on plans for a new store that would be triple the size of its existing location on Green’s Hill. The proposed location is on South Street next to Mainescape Garden Center and across the road from The Bay School. Brooksville architect Bruce Stahnke gave a