Finally a sunny, bright day in New Gloucester, so Michael and I decided to go check out the gelato at Thompson’s Orchard. We had been by many times and seen the sign but weren’t sure when it was open for business and what it was all about. We met up with Mike Thompson late in the day and admired his new cooler and array of over 20 varieties of gelato.
According to Mike, all the flavors come from Italy – but some of the ingredients are specially made from the bakery (for example, the blueberry pie) or from his apples and cider.
Krista Desjarlais, owner of The Purple House at 378 Walnut Hill Road in North Yarmouth, has announced the popular breakfast and lunch spot will close early for the season this year. Mother’s Day – May 12 – will be the restaurant’s last day before Desjarlais moves to her seasonal job baking and making ice cream at Bresca & the Honeybee, her summertime snack shack on the shores of Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester. The Purple House will re-open in mid-October with a new format, Desjarlais wrote in a post on social media. Keep reading Meredith Goad’s column in the Portland Press Herald.
ROCKLAND, Maine, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Redzone Wireless, a Maine-based broadband services company, announced that it has selected 26 Maine communities for new wireless broadband networks delivering 25 Mbps broadband across the state. Keep reading press release in Business Insider.
Barbara Soley, who helped her mother run Jacqueline’s Tea Room in Freeport, has launched a curated line of sustainably sourced teas from around the world: Jacqueline’s Teas. Read more in Mainebiz about the new online business and the Soleys’ experiences as entrepreneurs steeped in enthusiasm and expertise for all things tea.