A dentist’s unforeseen illness is forcing Wiscasset Dental, a practice with about 3,500 patients, to close abruptly after about 11 years in business.
Knickerbocker Group is pleased to announce the transition of the company to an employee stock ownership plan, aka an ESOP, as of April 2017. After years of considerable thought and planning, Steve Malcom, the company’s owner and CEO, decided the optimal course for Knickerbocker Group’s future is to essentially convey the company to its employees in the form of an ESOP. Malcom supports this transition with the belief that Knickerbocker group is what it is today due to the collective hard work, dedication, vision, and passion of its team.
A Bremen man’s woodworking company has become the first tenant of the BugTussle Brooder, the small-business development center at the former Fieldcrest Manor Nursing Home in Waldoboro.
BugTussle Brooder, the small-business development space at the site of the former Fieldcrest Manor Nursing Home in Waldoboro, has added its first tenant and is looking for more small businesses to set up shop in the repurposed space.
A chiropractor with more than 20 years of experience who practiced in Nobleboro from 2013-2015 recently reopened his renamed practice in Newcastle.
A Round Pond lobsterman is the new owner of the Lighthouse Restaurant in Wiscasset, and catches all the lobster for the restaurant himself. The restaurant at the corner of Route 1 and Old Bath Road also serves barbecue, seafood, and many other items.
A mother and daughter have teamed up to open a food trailer offering a variety of sandwiches and desserts at 928 Route 1 in Newcastle, next to the Sherman Marsh rest area.
Mid-Coast Energy Systems Estimating and Sales Assistant Katie Eugley has completed the educational and experience requisites for the Aging-in-Place Specialist certification through the National Association of Home Builders. This nationally recognized certification program was developed to help professionals accommodate the needs of the senior population.
Sheepscot Valley Health Center’s hours will change in August. After Saturday, July 29, the health center will no longer be open on Saturdays.
A South Bristol native recently opened Sea Smoke Shop, a store offering handmade glass pipes, vintage ashtrays, and other products on Main Street in Damariscotta.
Maine Kayak opened a second location July 1, offering outdoor enthusiasts the ability to rent kayaks for a paddle on the Sheepscot River in Wiscasset. “We’re really excited about this spot,” said owner Alvah Maloney.
After a summer off, Joe Lane Lobsterman has reopened at its new, permanent location in downtown Damariscotta. The business, co-owned by Joe Lane and Izzy Nelson, features strong family connections in addition to freshly caught lobster.
The Lincoln Home was surveyed by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services in mid-June and was pronounced deficiency-free. Every licensed senior living community in Maine is surveyed every two years by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and cannot operate if the required regulations are not met.
A new store selling vintage gifts will open its doors to the public in downtown Waldoboro on Saturday, July 8.
Since word spread that Hunters Breakfast, on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset, would close Friday, July 7, the restaurant has been very busy. It was so busy the morning of Monday, July 3, owner Laurie Ezzell and cook Cindy Allen had to close at 10 a.m. because they couldn’t keep up with the number of people coming in.