Posts Tagged: Business

  • Japanese investor helps SteriPEN company expand

    Japanese investor helps SteriPEN company expand

    BLUE HILL — A Japanese firm has agreed to invest in Hydro-Photon Inc., manufacturer of the SteriPEN ultraviolet (UV) handheld water purifiers, to help the company expand. Hydro-Photon has received an equity investment from Asahi Kasei Corporation (AK) of Tokyo, Japan, according to a press release issued Monday by Hydro-Photon spokesman Julie Lord. Asahi Kasei

  • Global Beverage pops the cork on new location

    Global Beverage pops the cork on new location

    ELLSWORTH — “If you build it, they will come.” It turns out this is true for not only Kevin Costner, but also Global Beverage Warehouse owner Ryan Bates. “[Customers] are finding us despite the fact that we don’t even have any signs or anything yet,” said Bates, whose liquor store relocated to a new, improved

  • Soto Zen center opens in Milbridge

    New on the spiritual scene in Downeast Maine is Great Ocean Zen Community, a small Soto Zen center located at the head of Pigeon Hill Bay in Milbridge. The community’s resident priest is the Rev. Joshu Judith Toland, Ph.D., disciple of Shokaku Okumura, Roshi, abbott of Sanshinji temple, known author, teacher, former director of the

  • MCMH welcomes new orthopaedic surgeon

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and Maine Coast Orthopaedics recently welcomed Elaine Mau, MD. Mau specializes in shoulder replacements, elbow replacements, revisions and shoulder arthroscopy. Mau is a two-time winner of the University of Toronto McMurrich Award, a two-time winner of the Hospital for Sick Children Restracomp Research Award and a recipient of the Natural Sciences

  • Millbrook Company singled out for sticky buns

    Millbrook Company singled out for sticky buns

    SEDGWICK — Millbrook Company was recently named one of Down East magazine’s “Best New Restaurants” in the magazine’s current issue. The issue includes editors’ choices for 32 favorite new restaurants in Maine that have been open two years or less. Each featured restaurant includes a “Best reason to go.” Millbrook Company was chosen because “Blue

  • U.S. Cellular opens new high-tech High Street store

    U.S. Cellular opens new high-tech High Street store

    ELLSWORTH — After several years at the Mill Mall, U.S. Cellular has moved into a new high-tech location on High Street. The company put $350,000 into building the new standalone store, which will be able to showcase all of the company’s offerings, from cell phones to headphones to wireless Internet. “It’s a whole new generation