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 tri…
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.
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.
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.
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 compl…

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