The Ellsworth Burger King, owned by Steve Wegner is one of 4 Burger Kings that will close permanently after service on Monday December 28th. In addition to the Ellsworth Burger King, the Hogan Road Bangor, Orono and Rockland Burger Kings will be closing.
The Acting City Manager of Ellsworth, Glenn Moshier is also the Chief of Police. In his capacity as Chief of Police he sent out a letter via the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce informing Ellsworth business owners that the police department will enforce the Governor's Mask Order.
The best part, if there can be a best part of this pandemic is to see the sense of community, and groups popping up to help one another. There's a new group that's been formed on Facebook, "We're Still Here - Support MDI Area Businesses."
The Mount Desert Summer Resident's Association (SRA) is rolling out a program to make grants to local Mount Desert retailers, restaurants, and tourism-driven businesses that are hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis.
Gretchen Wilson, the Executive Director of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce released the following statement on Tuesday night, April 28th on Governor Mill's plan for the safe reopening of Maine's economy, on behalf of the Chamber
The Bar Harbor Merchant's Association is putting together a list of Island businesses that are open or closed during this time of crisis. It's a handy way of knowing who is available, without having to drive around.