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Holiday Market Opening at Former J&B Atlantic in Ellsworth

Heart of Ellsworth will be operating its 2nd Annual Holiday Marketplace, opening November 16th at the Former J&B Atlantic building on Main Street in downtown Ellsworth.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Sugar Mags Opens in Ellsworth [PHOTOS]

A new retro candy shop has opened in Ellsworth, next to The Grand on 169 Main Street in Ellsworth. Sugar Mags, a family owned business by Sarah, Jesse and 3 year old Marguerite "Mags" Bowden. The store opened on Saturday, October 28th and handed out over 1100 pieces of candy to trick or treaters in Ellsworth on Halloween!

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Category: Business, Ellsworth, Photos
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ThinkStock

Trailhead Cafe in Bar Harbor Closed Due to Broken Pipe

The Trailhead Cafe on Cottage Street in Bar Harbor will be closed on Monday, October 9th and into part of Tuesday, October 10th as a result of a broken pipe.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Business
Photo Mount Desert Islander
Photo Mount Desert Islander

Graves Named New Managing Editor of The Islander

The Ellsworth American announced on Thursday, August 24th that Liz Graves has been named Managing Editor of the Mount Desert Islander, replacing Earl Brechlin who is leaving after 16 years at the helm of the paper to become the Communications Director for the Friends of Acadia.

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Category: Business
Ron and Launa Picard Photo Chris Popper
Ron and Launa Picard Photo Chris Popper

Friends and Family Market Sold

Ron and Launa Picard, who have been a part of the Ellsworth Business Community for seemingly forever, first with Larry's Pastry Shop and now with Friends and Family Market for the last 10 years have announced that they have sold the grocery store.

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Category: Business, Ellsworth
Photo Rob Jordan
Photo Rob Jordan

Brechlin Leaving Islander

Long-time Mount Desert Islander editor, Earl Brechlin has announced that he will be leaving the paper at the end of the month of August and taking a position as communications director for Friends of Acadia.

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Category: Business
(L-R) Renee Lincoln, Ronia O'Hazo, Brian Sillon, Richard Lincoln Photo Chris Popper
(L-R) Renee Lincoln, Ronia O'Hazo, Brian Sillon, Richard Lincoln Photo Chris Popper

Aroma Joe’s Celebrates Ribbon Cutting in Ellsworth [PHOTOS]

The Ellsworth Aroma Joe's celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 20th. The franchise, located at 233 High Street in the Maine Coast Mall parking lot, is their 50th overall and the 2nd in the Greater Bangor area, with the other in Orono.

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Category: Business, Ellsworth, Photos
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New Restaurant Planned For High Street In Ellsworth

The Ellsworth Code Enforcement Office sent out letters on July 13 to abutters of the Maine Coast Mall, that a new restaurant is in the planning process and will be located behind McDonald's. The parcel was last used as an auto dealership. The project is expected to start August 1st and be completed by October 1st.

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Category: Business, Ellsworth, Food
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Photo Chris Popper

MDOT To Meet With Route 3 Businesses

The Maine Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting at the Bar Harbor Municipal Building on Wednesday, July 12th to discuss the Route 3 Bar Harbor Corridor Work with businesses who are located along Route 3.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Business
Acadia Welcome Center Photo Chris Popper
Acadia Welcome Center Photo Chris Popper

Business After Hours [PHOTOS]

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce held a Business After Hours on Tuesday, April 25th at the newly renovated Acadia Welcome Center in Trenton from 5 to 7 PM. The Side Street Cafe provided catering, beer and soda was provided by Atlantic Brewing. There were great giveaways and Jeff Dobbs won the 2 round trip tickets from Bar Harbor to Boston donated by Cape Air.

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