Posts Tagged: Business

  • Tapas bistro, wine shop to open in Bucksport

    Tapas bistro, wine shop to open in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — Soon, foodies and wine drinkers will be able to take a trip to the Mediterranean for wine and tapas without leaving Hancock County. Verona Wine and Design owners Colleen and Mike Gross are opening a retail and wine shop and tapas bistro on the ground level of the Heywood House on Main Street

  • Jackson Lab hires new CFO

    Jackson Lab hires new CFO

    BAR HARBOR — The Jackson Laboratory announced April 21 that S. Catherine (Katy) Longley will join the nonprofit biomedical research institute as vice president and chief financial officer. Beginning her new role as CFO in August, Longley will oversee all the lab’s financial activities. “Katy is a seasoned executive with deep financial leadership experience,” said

  • Will Ellsworth’s Main Street be OK?

    Will Ellsworth’s Main Street be OK?

    ELLSWORTH — The announcement last week that J&B Atlantic will close its doors at the end of this month adds to a growing list of vacant storefronts in the heart of the city. From the light on lower Main Street, where the former headquarters of the Hancock County Democratic Committee sits empty, to the old

  • Businessman, former mayor Larry King dies at age 68

    Businessman, former mayor Larry King dies at age 68

    ELLSWORTH — Larry King, 68, a business booster with a 30-year record of service on city boards, died at his Pleasant Street home early Tuesday morning after a period of declining health. With two of his brothers, he had operated Associated Builders in Ellsworth. On the Ellsworth City Council, where he served as chairman (for

  • Brooklin General Store demolished

    Brooklin General Store demolished

    BROOKLIN — The 144-year-old Brooklin General Store is no more, but a new structure will soon rise from the rubble and on the same footprint. The building that serves as the community’s hub was razed on April 16 after closing in February. The new owners have a new design all set to go, which was

  • Nautilus Marine tops in sales

    Nautilus Marine tops in sales

    TRENTON — Nautilus Marine Fabrication recently was presented with a plaque for being among the nation’s top 10 sellers of Michigan Wheel propellers in 2015. Owners Stephen Brenton and James Patten, along with General Manager Mark Dickinson were honored by Michigan Wheel Marine Vice President of Sales Kevin Mitchell, who presented Nautilus with the plaque