Business

  • Bustling builder Bates a man of many hats

    Bustling builder Bates a man of many hats

    ELLSWORTH — If it feels like Jonathan Bates is everywhere these days, that’s because in a way, he is. Bates is office manager, developer, landlord and just about everything else behind Stone Park Properties LLC. “I often struggle with delegating,” Bates admitted. But so far the long hours have been worth it. “This is my

  • Heart of Ellsworth announces new holiday shopping experiences downtown

    Heart of Ellsworth announces new holiday shopping experiences downtown

    ELLSWORTH — Heart of Ellsworth is pleased to announce some exciting new downtown shopping experiences this holiday season. On Thursday, Dec. 13, it will be Merry Madness, with many of Ellsworth’s downtown shops and the Holiday Marketplace staying open until 7 p.m. Shoppers can enjoy holiday treats, store specials and relaxed shopping experiences. On Sunday,

  • Decade of dentistry

    Decade of dentistry

    Horowitz Dental of Ellsworth observed its 10th anniversary with a small party Monday. Pictured here are Dr. Marc Horowitz and his wife, Jessica. In the fall of 2008, New York native Horowitz decided to establish a general dentistry practice in the new Ellsworth Commerce Park. Fluent in Spanish, Horowitz is able to converse with the

  • Top Notch Tree Service changing hands

    Brandon Jackson of Bucksport is in the process of acquiring Top Notch Tree Service of Waltham from the family of the late David Jodrey, who died on Nov. 14. Jodrey, who established Top Notch Tree Service in 1992, had been working closely with Jackson with an eye toward selling him the business. During the transition,

  • HOME director named to Statewide Homeless Council

    HOME director named to Statewide Homeless Council

    ORLAND — Tracey Hair, executive director of HOME Inc. in Orland, was recently appointed to the Maine Statewide Homeless Council. Hair has worked with HOME’s four homeless shelters for over 13 years. The Statewide Homeless Council is designed to coordinate and establish statewide policies on homelessness, including providing leadership to end homelessness and developing an

  • First National moving from High Street

    First National moving from High Street

    ELLSWORTH — First National Bank will be moving from its High Street location to a new branch being built on the Beechland Road, according to First National President and CEO Tony McKim. “We’re hoping to take occupancy in April or May of 2019,” McKim said. The High Street branch will close (the bank is leasing