May 25, 2023 | Issue 22

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Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Hutchins & Son Masonry & Roofing!

Hutchins & Son specializes in brick, block and stone masonry. Chimney's walk-ways, fireplaces, patios and more. They are also one of the leading contractors for roofing in the Belfast area.

Their business is based on honesty, dependability, and hard work. They have a small but mighty and dedicated crew with a great reputation, servicing Belfast, Waldo County, and beyond. Contact them today for a free estimate on your next project!


PO Box 235 Belfast, ME 04915 | 207-323-2019 |

Please Welcome Our Newest Member, Penobscot Bay Outfitters!


Your #1 Trophy Maine Seaduck Hunting Outfitter. Owner and Guide Todd Jackson has been in business over 30 years. Guide Sam Cassida has been with PBO for nearly 30 years.

Adventure out on Maine sea duck hunts and hunt eiders, old squaws, and Scoters. The eiders, scoters and longtail winter in Maine in amazing numbers. With a limit of five ducks per day, a selective drake shooting is practiced to ensure population growth. The Maine Sea Duck Hunting style at Penobscot Bay Outfitters is set up with the trophy hunter in mind.

They also offer Fishing Trips, Upland Hunts, Turkey Hunts, Bear Hunts, Deer Hunts, Moose Hunts, Coyote Hunting w/Hounds, and Bobcat Hunting w/Hounds.


118 Nickerson Rd. Searsport, ME 04974 | 207-322-7919 |

Recent New Members:

Grump & Sunshine Bookshop | Spectrum Generations | Maine Artisans Collective

Means Wealth Management | Astrolore | Finding Our Voices

May 18th Newsletter

1) Chamber Job Search (114th consecutive week)

2) All Roads Music Festival

3) Grump & Sunshine Bookshop

4) Belfast Farmers' Market

5) Hawthorne Hike Trail Map & Guide

Information Center Volunteers Needed

Do you love Belfast and Waldo County? Would you like to meet people from all over the world and tell them all the great things to see and do here? Then you should volunteer as an Information Center greeter!

Duties Include:

  • One 2 - 4 hour shift per week between 9am - 5pm (set your own schedule!)
  • Help visitors and locals find maps, brochures, and information about Belfast & Waldo County attractions and businesses
  • Answer the phone and provide information as needed
  • Restock materials as needed

Call the Chamber office at 207-338-5900 or email Scott at for more.

Upcoming Member Events

Announcements & News

Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition - June Event and Nature Outings

Belfast Curling Club Invites You to a Benefit Lumberjack Show June 3

Belfast Farmers' Market - $600 Worth of Vendor Gift Certificates and Goods Up For Grabs

Belfast Historical Society & Museum Opens June 10

Belfast Rotary Club - 24th Annual Charity Fundraiser & Golf Tournament Booklet

Belfast Senior College - Registration Opens for July 'Summer Potpourri' Courses

But Still I Am One Receives Maine Community Foundation Grant

Coastal Mountains Land Trust - 2023 Hike Challenge

Direct Communications Partners with MCA to Expand High Speed Broadband in Waldo & Penobscot Counties

Katwalk Expanding, Planning Memorial Day Weekend Reopening

Left Bank Books Hosts Author Linda Holmes on June 6

Local Color Gallery - Fourth Fridays and Karen Olson Exhibit

OBSERVATORY - Open Call: Proof of the Turning Planet

Susan Tobey White Launches 'Lobstering Women of Maine' Book, Event June 15

UMaine Hutchinson Center Hosts 'S.P.E.A.K.' Art Exhibit by THMS Students

United Midcoast Charities - 2022 Impact Report Available

Waldo County General Hospital Adds Second Food Pantry (BDN)

WERU Community Radio Seeks Participants to Take 'One Small Step'

Member Promotions
Click on ad for more information (where available)

Your Chamber Working For You!

Dorothy Havey, Executive Director

Scott Smith, Operations Manager

Board of Directors

Sue Beemer



Montessori School

Erin Merrifield

Vice President

RE/MAX Jaret & Cohn

Michelle Curtis
First National Bank

Christy Lewis


Fellows, Kee,

Tymoczko & Lewis

Megan Day

Waldo County

General Hospital

Paul Dean


City of Belfast

Dawn Gintz

Captain Nickels Inn

John McKeith

The Belfast Center

Chris Nickerson

Whale's Tooth Pub & Northport Inn & Lodge

Elaine Potoker


Terri Tower

Camden National Bank

Mary Tripp

Bank of America

Staff Photography by Dave Waddell, Down East Magazine

Consider Becoming a Member!

The Mission of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce

is to champion a thriving business environment for its members through promotion, networking, advocacy, community partnerships and access to relevant information.

Follow the link above to find information about membership benefits and learn how we can promote you and help you achieve your goals.

Community Links:

Belfast Free Library | City of Belfast | Harbormaster

Waldo County General Hospital | YMCA

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14 Main St. | PO Box 58 | Belfast, ME. 04915

207-338-5900 |

Administrative Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

Information Center Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm