Good news for shoppers in Downeast Maine as an associate at the Olympia Sports location in Ellsworth said that they were going to remain open, and would not be one of the stores that will be closing.

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According to the Bangor Daily News Olympia Sports was sold to JackRabbit, a seller of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. Half of Olympia’s more than 150 stores will close as a result of the acquisition