Congratulations to the Winners of the Tri-Town Best of Best Contest! Here are the winners by category

ACCOUNTANT

Joanne Runyon, CPA

42 Mallet Drive, Suite 12, Freeport, 865-9590

Joanne R. Runyon is a certified public accountant who provides tax services for individuals and businesses. She also does some trust work. Office hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Joan Anthony, CPA

10 Murch Road, Freeport, 865-4608

Joan M. Anthony provides business tax returns, individual tax return preparation, and profit planning to its customers at her certified public accountant practice that has been in operation since 2011.

 

Warren Bell, CPA

234 Hodsdon Road, Pownal, 688-4056

Warren S. Bell, CPA, owns and operates Countinghouse Associates P.A. The firm provides services in the fields of small business accounting, tax preparation and planning, as well as personal financial planning for individuals. Read their online newsletter at www.countinghouseone.com.

ANTIQUES

Pillars Antiques

125A US Route 1, Freeport, 869-5164

Stop in and explore the large collection of antiques and decorative arts at Pillars Antiques, located near the Big Indian. Shopping at Pillars is the ultimate in recycling. Browse their gallery of photos at www.pillarsantiques.us. They’re open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Great Stuff! Consignments

475 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-1000

GreatStuff! Consignments gathers beautiful, unique and unusual antiques, home furnishings and art from people up and down the coast of Maine, and offers them for sale in the bright and pleasant shop. Items are discounted on a monthly basis by 15 percent, and there’s always someone on hand to answer questions. They handle everything from one or two treasures to entire estate sales. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Moulton’s

1613 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-3805

Moulton’s has been handling antique postcards and paper for 45 years. Call to make an appointment.

ART/CRAFT GALLERY

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers

13 Middle St., Suite 1, Freeport, 865-1818

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers specializes in tourmaline and other colored gemstones. They excel in offering a wide variety of traditional, classic and fashion-forward pendants, earrings, rings and other jewelry items. They provide full-service jewelry repair and custom designs. Visit www.rdallen.com. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Abacus

36 Main St., Freeport, 865-6620

Abacus opened its Freeport location in 1991, but the Federal-style house it calls home has been a part of downtown Freeport since the early 1800s. Abacus offers the most interesting, fun, beautiful, unique and extraordinary craft and jewelry items they can find at its five locations on the coast of Maine and online at www.abacusgallery.com. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

 

Frost Gully Gallery

1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505

If you are interested in art that is inspired, sophisticated and exceptional, Frost Gully Gallery is the gallery for you. Founded in 1966, it is Maine’s oldest, professional year-round gallery featuring the very best of contemporary Maine artists. Visit www.frostgullygallery.com. It is open by appointment only.

AUTO MECHANIC

R & D Automotive

14 Varney Road, Freeport, 865-3452

Servicing both foreign and domestic vehicles for more than 40 years, R & D Automotive performs all kinds of auto repair, except body work. An online customer review states, “Don’t let the old shop fool you, the folks at R & D are top-notch mechanics with old school customer service and pricing.” This independent garage is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

Freeport Auto Repair

1210 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-1441

Owned and operated by Donald Crone for more than 20 years, Freeport Auto Repair provides general auto maintenance and repair including brakes, exhaust work, computer diagnostics and Maine state inspections. The shop is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Asselyn’s Garage

1295 Hallowell Road, Durham, 353-8837

Asselyn’s Garage offers a variety of vehicle repair and maintenance services such as chassis lube, engine oil and filter changes, two- and four-wheel alignments, Maine motor vehicle inspections (including motorcycle), brake service, belt and chain replacements, mount and balance tires, tire rotations and A/C service. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

BANK/CREDIT UNION

Bath Savings Institution

189 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-6998

A community bank serving coastal Maine since 1852, Bath Savings Institution is a full-service savings bank specializing in individual and business banking, both in person and online at www.bathsavings.com. Lobby hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. 24-hour ATM services. See www.bathsavings.com for more information.

 

Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union

41 Mallet Drive, Freeport, 865-2830

Atlantic Regional has been in business since 1941 as a nonprofit institution with members, not customers. Instead of pocketing profits, they use them to secure better rates and other top-of-the line services for their members. The full-service lobby is open Monday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Online banking is available at www.atlanticregional.com.

 

Norway Savings Bank

8 Mallet Drive, Freeport, 865-6141

Norway Savings is a mutual community bank dedicated to bringing sophisticated financial expertise and warm, friendly service to their Maine neighbors. Their philosophy and colorful approach have made Norway unique in the marketplace. Lobby hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8:30-noon. Visit www.norwaysavingsbank.com.

BEST OVERALL LOCAL BUSINESS

L.L. Bean

Flagship Store, 95 Main St., Freeport, 877-755-2326

Outlet Store, 1 Freeport Village Station, 552-7772

At the L.L.Bean Flagship Store, you’ll find quality apparel, camping gear, home furnishings and much more, all backed by their legendary 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. The Flagship Store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Discounted outdoor gear and apparel can be found at the Outlet Store, which is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Bow Street Market

79 Bow St., Freeport, 865-6631

Bow Street Market is a second-generation, family-owned and operated neighborhood market located in the heart of Freeport, cheerfully serving Freeport residents and visitors since 1946. It is committed to the community and to providing fresh, delicious food, especially from local producers. Learn more at www.bowstreetmarket.com. Open seven days from 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers

13 Middle St., Suite 1, Freeport, 865-1818

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers is excited to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. It has  the largest selection of affordable Maine tourmaline jewelry, including an incredible selection of rare watermelon tourmaline. At R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers, gorgeous gemstone jewelry is created right on the premises. Check out some of the creations at www.rdallen.com. Stop in Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

BREAKFAST

The Freeport Café

29 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 869-5113

Nestled on the bank of the Cousin’s River, The Freeport Café uses recipes that are authentic and time-tested. The ingredients are always fresh. The dedicated staff is friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. Open 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.

 

Sunrise Café

470 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-6115

Everything is made from scratch at Sunrise Café, from muffins and biscuits to pastries and pies, to mention but a few of the homemade delights. A favorite served up at the café is vegetable Benedict, and a popular option for lunch is flatbread pizza. Open daily 6 a.m.-2 p.m. for breakfast; lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

 

Isabella’s Café & Bakery

2 School St., Freeport, 865-6635

Isabella’s Café focuses on fresh food made by hand, using locally sourced ingredients and family recipes. Breakfast and lunch are available all day, and a bakery case is filled with delicious items including cookies, muffins and scones. The homemade sticky-bun bread pudding is not to be missed. The café is open Wednesday-Sunday 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; summer hours are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

BURGER OR BARBECUE

Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse

568 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0600

The honesty in real slow, smoked traditional barbecue is hugely important to the menu at Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse, and they are always interested in exploring interesting cuisines and strong flavors in barbecue from across the globe. Open Sunday-Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.-midnight.

Gritty’s Brew Pub and Restaurant

187 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-4321

Build your own burger at Gritty’s Brew Pub and Restaurant starting with the half-pound chargrilled Black Angus burger. Choose from a multitude of toppings including hot habanera sauce, sweet chili sauce and Black Fly BBQ Sauce. Other burgers on the menu are Mediterranean lamb, garden and turkey. Serving daily 11 a.m.-closing.

 

Classic Cookout

150 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-3975

Located next to Mainely Custard, Classic Cookout serves up burgers, hot dogs, pizza, French fries and onion rings. Open Wednesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

CAMP/DAY CARE

Little Friends Early Learning Center

122 Wardtown Road, Freeport, 865-1169

Little Friends specializes in early childhood care and preschool education. The center offers personalized care in a safe, clean environment. The playground features a wooden play system, clubhouse and protected sand play area in a natural backyard setting. Read more about the center at www.littlefriendsdaycarefreeport.com. Its hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

Wolfe’s Neck Farm
Summer Camp

184 Burnett Road, Freeport,
865-4469 ext. 104

At Wolfe’s Neck Farm Summer Camp, kids ages 4-18, divided into in six age groups, learn hands-on about sustainable agriculture and ecology while caring for livestock, digging in the farm’s organic gardens and making new friends. Campers start each day with farm chores and then set off to explore the diverse ecosystems of 626 acres of pastures, coastline, gardens and forests. Register online at www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

 

Beansprouts Early Learning Childcare Center

192 Lower Main St., Freeport, 869-5457

A year-round, full-day, education-based facility, Beansprouts Early Learning Childcare Center serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. There, parents can rest assured their child is in a safe environment, is getting nutrition-based meals made fresh with organic local ingredients and will grow and develop through a thoughtfully planned curriculum. The center is open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

CAMPGROUND

Winslow Park and Campground

Staples Point Road, Freeport, 865-4198

Winslow Park and Campground offers 100 campsites. Water is available throughout the campground, but not at every site. Showers and bathroom facilities are available. There are no electric or sewer hookups, but a dumping station is available. Their camping season runs from Thursday, May 26, through Monday, Oct. 10.

 

Recompence Shore Campground

134 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-9307

Recompence Shore Campground at Wolfe’s Neck Farm is a family-oriented campground on Maine’s coast. Situated on 626 acres of farm and forest, Recompence offers 118 campsites set amid breathtaking scenery in an ideal location for outdoor activities or simply sitting around the campfire enjoying time with family and friends. They rent kayaks, canoes and bicycles. Book online at www.freeportcamping.com.

 

Freeport/Durham KOA

82 Big Skye Lane, Durham, 688-4288

Freeport/Durham KOA is on 50 acres, and its spacious sites are completely wooded for a back-to-nature feel. Try one of the unique dome cabins with kitchen, bathroom and a private patio area; one- or two-bedroom cabins, each with a refrigerator, microwave, and heaters; or their RV rentals with a full kitchen and bath. Discover the many amenities and activities at www.koa.com/campgrounds/freeport.

CATERER

Bow Street Market

79 Bow St., Freeport, 865-6631

Bow Street Market offers a diverse catering menu for gatherings small and large. Some crowd-pleasing meals consist of meat or vegetable lasagna, macaroni and cheese, and spaghetti and meatballs. The market also has specialty cakes, fresh fruit, appetizers, pizzas, sandwiches and morning munchies. For their full catering menu see the ‘To Go’ menu at www.bowstreetmarket.com.

 

Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse

568 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0600

If there is a function in your future, Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse would certainly like to offer up some delicious, slow-cooked barbecue with a casual presentation for you and your guests to enjoy, from party appetizers to buffets. Download the  catering menu at www.bucksnaked-bbq.com. For more information, call catering coordinator Susan Brown, 317-6889.

Old World Deli & Café

117 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4477

Old World Deli & Cafe would love to cater your special event or make your next meeting top notch. Contact them to set up an event or to have them create a custom catering package for you. Note that some catering items may require 36-hour notice. See their catering menu at www.oldworldgourmet.com.

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. James A. Hendricks

174 South Freeport Road,
Suite 1F, Freeport, 865-1183

Freeport Integrated Health Center is a chiropractic clinic that provides effective relief for a variety of muscle and joint conditions. Dr. James Hendricks specializes in compassionate chiropractic care featuring manipulation to treat sports, workers’ compensation injuries and auto injuries, in addition to back pain. Office hours are Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday noon-6 p.m., Friday 8-noon.

CLOTHING AND APPAREL STORE

L.L. Bean

Flagship Store, 95 Main St., Freeport, 877-755-2326

Outlet Store, 1 Freeport Village Station, Freeport, 552-7772
L.L. Bean sells comfort and classic styles in men’s, women’s and kids’ clothing, along with Bean boots, shoes and slippers. At L.L. Bean, apparel and gear are shipped for free and guaranteed to last. The Flagship Store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Outlet Store is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Old Navy Outlet

1 Freeport Village Station, Freeport, 865-0398

Old Navy is known for its fun fashion, great deals, hot tunes and good cheer. Visit this outlet store for flip-flops, jeans, PJs, rings, hoodies, hats, polos, tanks, shorts, Ts, dresses and capris. Check out their online sales and merchandise at www.oldnavy.com. Store hours are Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

Sashay’s

116 Main St., Freeport, 869-5435

Sashay’s offers a wide selection of clothing, fashion jewelry and accessories from well-known designers to obscure artisans. It also offers image consultations in the store or at home. Helping every woman, no matter what shape, size, age or lifestyle, achieve her most flattering look is their mission. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

COFFEE SHOP

Coffee By Design

95 Main St., L.L. Bean Flagship Store, Freeport, 865-2235

A handcrafted, micro-roasted coffee purveyor based in Portland, Coffee By Design’s coffee is brewed from the highest quality beans around the world. Try a cup at this café, which also has an assortment of locally made baked goods. As in the case of its other retail locations, this coffeehouse operates as an environmentally friendly business. Stop in Sunday-Thursday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

 

Dunkin’ Donuts

Freeport Crossing, 200 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-2157

It’s nice to know that even as the world changes, Dunkin’ coffee remains the same. Always great, always there, when and where you need it to be. Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s leading baked goods and coffee chain. Open daily 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Starbucks Coffee

49 Main St., Freeport, 865-3221

The world’s premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee, Starbuck’s coffeehouses have become a beacon for coffee lovers everywhere. Starbuck’s coffee brings people together – and their Wi-Fi service helps keep them connected. Open Sunday-Thursday 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

CONSIGNMENT/SECOND-HAND SHOP

Freeport Community Services Thrift Shop

53 Depot St., Freeport, 865-3985

Founded in 1974, the Freeport Community Services Thrift Shop prides itself on being among the best shops in New England. It is welcoming, organized and accessible. Stop by and browse their inventory of like-new clothing, footwear, housewares, vintage goods, collectibles and furniture. There’s always something new, and they make an effort to be “in season.” Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

New Beginnings Consignment Boutique

27 Bow St., Freeport, 865-7078

New Beginnings is Freeport’s finest upscale consignment boutique for women, featuring high quality designer clothing, jewelry and accessories. From diamonds to Danskos, come and discover the chic look for less. To download a consignment contract, go to www.consignfreeport.com. Store hours are Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Sweet Repeats

554 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 869-5179

At Sweet Repeats you will find high quality clothing, toys, books, shoes, maternity and baby gear in a boutique atmosphere. Sweet Repeats has a carefully chosen selection of very gently loved items for newborns to size 16 and maternity. Consigning with them is quick and easy with no appointment necessary. Hours are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

CONTRACTOR – HEATING AND A/C

Charlie Turnham Energy Service

4 Spring St., Freeport, 865-9010

Charlie Burnham Energy Service installs and services oil, natural gas and propane heating, plus air conditioning, systems. The technicians are knowledgeable and manufacturer-trained, and they design and install energy-efficient systems, including the System 2000. In addition, they provide general heating and air-conditioning service, cleaning and repair. Learn more at www.charlieburnham.com.

 

(TIE) Day’s Electrical Service

108 Webster Road, Freeport, 865-3898

Steven Day owns and operates Day’s Electrical Service, which was established in 1994. An online review states, “This is the kind of electrical service we’ve been looking for! Prompt, honest, fast, smart and efficient … I only wished we’d found them sooner. They stayed within budget on a major restaurant retrofit – amazing!”

 

(TIE) Royal River Heat Pumps

132 Route 1, Suite 3, Freeport, 400-4065

Royal River Heat Pumps is an HVAC company offering services directly related to the proper design, fabrication, installation and maintenance of heating, cooling, and ventilating your home or business. They are an authorized Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Dealer of high-efficiency mini-split heat pumps. Read about this technology at www.royalriverheatpumps.com.

 

Bob Miles & Son Inc.

1162 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 869-9140

Plumbers at Bob Miles & Son are licensed and insured to meet all your plumbing needs. They offer commercial and residential remodeling, as well as new construction for all of your plumbing and heating jobs. See www.bobmilesinc.net. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

CRAFT BEER/WINE/SPIRIT

Maine Beer Company

525 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 221-5711

Maine Beer Company is a small, artisanal brewery dedicated to crafting great beer. Their Tasting Room features eight beers on tap, including some brewery-only releases. Bottles of their beer, snacks from local vendors, merchandise and gift certificates are available for purchase. See what’s on tap at www.mainebeercompany.com. The Tasting Room hours are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Gritty’s Brew Pub and Restaurant

187 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-4321

Established in 1988 as Maine’s original brewpub, Gritty’s has been at the forefront of Maine’s craft beer industry. They brew fresh English ales served either on tap or on cask. There’s plenty of seating inside, plus outside on their expansive deck. Come in for a pint, leave as a fan for life. Serving daily 11 a.m.-closing.

 

Maine Distilleries – Cold River

437 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4828

Cold River makes handcrafted vodka and gin that allow you to discover a new appreciation of spirits. The company was built from the ground up in Freeport, and their vodka and gin are made with potatoes grown on their own farm and triple-distilled for the perfect level of refinement. Hand-bottled and numbered on site, each bottle reflects a true American spirit. See www.coldrivervodka.com.

DENTIST

Freeport Dental

46 Mallet Drive, Freeport, 865-3934

A graduate of Tufts Dental School, Dr. Chris Wnek of Freeport Dental offers contemporary dentistry in a picturesque, wooded setting in the heart of downtown Freeport. The practice is currently accepting new patients. See www.freeportdental.com. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Alta Dental of Maine PC

348 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-1900

From routine cleanings and fillings to bruxism devices, Alta Dental Of Maine PC is equipped to handle all your dental needs. New and emergency patients are welcome. Dr. Joseph Wetherhold, D.M.D., heads up the staff. You can schedule an appointment at www.altadentalmaine.com. Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays by appointment only.

ELDER CARE FACILITY

Hawthorne House

6 Old County Road, Freeport, 865-4782

Hawthorne House is the proud recipient of the AHCA Bronze National Quality Award. The staff strives to provide the highest quality of life and enhance sense of well-being at highest level of independence possible. Their mission and vision is to be uniquely committed, through employee efforts, to the care and improvement of their clientele’s lives by delivering proper, individualized, high quality, cost-effective healthcare and services.

 

Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

3 East St., Freeport, 865-4713

Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in proximity to downtown Freeport. Family owned and operated since 1967, the Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a 61-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. They provide a caring, home-like atmosphere where the highest quality, person-centered care is their focus. For a full roster of services, refer to www.freeportnursingandrehab.com.

 

Freeport Place

4 Old County Road, Freeport, 865-3500

At Freeport Place, their compassionate health-care staff prides itself on providing programs and care that serve the needs of every individual. They can assist with daily tasks like medication management and more. They arrange scheduled transportation to offsite medical appointments. For added reassurance, each room, as well as common areas, are equipped with an emergency call system, and on-site certified staff members are available 24 hours a day.

ETHNIC RESTAURANT

China Rose

23 Main St., Freeport, 865-6886

China Rose is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients. Szechuan, Mandarin and Hunan are its featured cuisines. Order online at www.chinarosefreeport.com for pickup or express dine-in service. The restaurant is open Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

 

Thai Garden Restaurant

491 U.S. Route 1, Suite 12, Freeport, 865-6005

Enjoy delicious, authentic Thai cuisine at the Thai Garden Restaurant. Their casual, family-friendly dining environment features stir-fry, noodle dishes, curries, house specials, and seafood specials. They offer different levels of ‘hot’ from coward to adventuresome. Dine-in and carryout options are available. The restaurant is open Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Sunday 4-9 p.m.

 

Mediterranean Grill

10 School St., Freeport, 865-1688

The chef/owner at the Mediterranean Grill takes great pride in serving homemade, authentic Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine. Their menu items are prepared from scratch, using locally sourced ingredients combined with the seasonings from Turkey and the Mediterranean regions to create an authentic and delicious cuisine. They offer a large selection of gluten-free entrées, as well as traditional options. See their menus at www.mediterraneangrill.biz.

FAMILY RESTAURANT

Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse

568 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0600

Buck’s Naked BBQ Steakhouse is where the food is deliciously authentic, the air is wood-fire scented, their staff is genuine with tons of mojo to share. There’s live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night in their Juke Joint, starting at 9 p.m. See their menu at www.bucksnaked-bbq.com. Open Sunday-Wednesday 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.-midnight.

 

Antonia’s Pizzeria

193 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-6863

Owned by Antonia and Steve Sotiropoulos, Antonia’s Pizzeria is a full-service and self-service restaurant serving generous portions of Italian, American, and Greek favorites at a moderate price range. They continue to use 100 percent olive oil in their crust and make and mix the pizza and spaghetti sauce by hand using over 12 different seasonings. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

 

Gritty’s Brew Pub & Restaurant

187 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-4321

Located just down Route 1 from Maine’s best outlets, Gritty’s Brew Pub and Restaurant is a great destination for the whole family. There’s even a playground to keep the young ones happy. Choose from New England classics to pub fare, pizza, innovative entrees, fresh seafood and more. Download their menu at www.grittys.com. Serving daily 11 a.m.-closing.

FITNESS CENTER

YMCA Casco Bay

14 Old South Freeport Road, Freeport, 865-9600

The YMCA of Southern Maine has many programs and services that promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Programs and services unique to the Casco Bay Branch include the Airnasium (outside gym), indoor track, preschool program, the Casco Bay Stripers swim team, Camp Osprey summer day camp, and miles of nature trails behind its facility.

 

Freeport Yoga Company

81 Bow St., Freeport, 319-3395

Freeport Yoga Company is a welcoming, judgment-free environment that welcomes the serious yogi, the raw beginner, the hardcore athlete, the weekend warrior, and anyone in between. Classes are taught with a practical approach, and vary in style to meet the fluctuations of your life. Check their classes, workshops and events at www.freeportyogaco.com.

 

Freeport Tae Kwon Do

17 West St., Freeport, 865-6171

Tae Kwon Do is a great way to become physically fit and develop self-defense skills. Classes, taught by a staff of certified black belt instructors, are not presently being offered through RSU5 Recreation and Community Programs. Check www.freeport.maineadulted.org for a listing of current programs.

FLORIST/GREENHOUSE

Wildflower Florist

5 Depot St., Suite 13, Freeport, 865-6508

Family owned and operated, Wildflower Florist is Freeport’s choice for top quality flowers and high-style floral arrangements. Their flowers are imported from around the world several times a week ensuring a vast selection of tropical and European blossoms, second to none. Delivery is available to surrounding towns and some area facilities. Shop hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Garden Spot Farm

894 Lawrence Road, Pownal, 688-4462

A family business since 1972, Garden Spot Farm provides friendly service and neighborly advice to help you grow your own home garden. They feature more than 900 different varieties of the most popular and hardiest flowering plants. They also offer an excellent variety of shrubs, trees and rose bushes in their nursery, each selected especially for Maine’s climate. They’re open daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Maine Wreath & Flower

13 Bow St., Freeport, 865-3019

Maine Wreath & Flower has been nestled in the heart of Freeport village for more than 30 years. They make custom wreaths for all seasons and offer unique gifts and home décor. You’ll find an ever-changing collection of dried flowers, live plants, gardening supplies, mailbox wrappers, Maine-themed gifts, ribbons and lots and lots of wreaths of all sizes. Visit www.mainewreath.com.

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE STAND

Wealden Farm

19 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-6640

Wealden Farm raises seven acres of mixed vegetables, and they sell their farm harvest through their farm stand. The farm produces excellent quality seedlings and food, generating many heirloom varieties and commonly choosing dependable non-hybrid, non-genetically modified seed. The season is bursting with vegetable and flower seedlings at Wealden, which is open daily 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

 

(TIE) Bessie’s Farm Goods

33 Litchfield Road, Freeport, 865-9840

A genuine Maine country store, Bessie’s is a comfortable, welcoming place, where you can curl up with a good book, a knitting project, or a cup of tea. It’s a place to find local produce, flowers, baked goods and unique crafts; as well as a place to take a workshop on quilting, or wreath making, or spinning. Find out more at www.bessiesfarmgoods.com. Their hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

(TIE) Wolfe’s Neck Farm

184 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-4469

Adjacent to Wolfe’s Neck Farm’s big red animal barn is their farm stand, home to a selection of fresh vegetables, eggs, and cuts of meat. Late spring and early summer will bring greens, peas, and beans. Later summer will yield summer squash, carrots, cucumbers and tomatoes. Fall will wrap up with onions, winter squash, pie pumpkins and roots. Go to www.wolfesneckfarm.org for more information.

FUEL/OIL/HEATING SUPPLIER

Charlie Turnham Energy Service

4 Spring St., Freeport, 865-9010

Charlie Burnham Energy Service can help with their customers’ oil heating budget by setting up 12 easy-pay payments for 750 gallons of oil, a service contract, and annual cleaning and tune-up. They’re a locally owned energy provider. Learn more at www.charlieburnham.com.

 

Durham Oil Company

662 Newell Brook Road, Durham, 353-4994

Now a part of Downeast Energy, Durham Oil Company services your furnace quickly and professionally. They provide heating unit installations for homes and businesses. Customers throughout Durham and the surrounding areas have relied on Durham Oil Company to take care of their heating needs for more than 15 years. The company provides. 24/7 emergency service. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

 

Royal River Heat Pumps

132 Route 1, Suite 3, Freeport, 400-4065

Royal River Heat Pumps is the only company in southern Maine that focuses exclusively on Mitsubishi Electric heat pumps, has a fully interactive showroom, and employs southern Maine people. Keep it local and call Royal River Heat Pumps today. For more information, go to www.royalriverheatpumps.com.

GIFT STORE

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers

13 Middle St., Suite 1, Freeport, 865-1818

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers excels in providing a wide variety of traditional, classic and fashion-forward pendants, earrings, rings and other jewelry designs. Come find the perfect accessory to your summer fashions. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Sherman’s Books and Stationery

128 Main St., Freeport, 869-9000

Since 1886, Sherman’s Books and Stationery has been providing a distinctive selection of Maine-made gifts including buoy bells, Bert and I and other Maine humor CDs, blueberry tea and balsam pillows. They have toys such as cuddly plush lobsters and Maine-themed jigsaw puzzles. Shop online at www.shermans.com, or at the store that’s open daily 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

(TIE) L.L. Bean

Flagship Store, 95 Main St., Freeport, 877-755-2326

Outlet Store, 1 Freeport Village Station, 552-7772

Gift ideas abound at the L.L.Bean Flagship Store, including backyard bean toss, map puzzles, a camp board game, books, and much more. An L.L. Bean gift card never expires, and there’s never a fee. The Flagship Store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Discounted merchandise can be found at the Outlet Store, which is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

(TIE) The Mangy Moose

112 Main St., Freeport, 865-6414

The Mangy Moose is the perfect place to find everything you didn’t know you needed – and then some. Anything imaginable that is moose-related is available in this store. They have 85 cent pencils to $5,000 moose antler chandeliers, signature moose golf balls, moose socks; even moose glassware and underwear. Open daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

GROCERY STORE

Bow Street Market

79 Bow St., Freeport, 865-6631

When you have a team that works together as well as they do, you find out what really makes Bow Street different from other markets. Bow Street Market truly is a one-stop grocery for everyone. They offer a large selection of the healthiest local, organic and conventional produce available, custom cuts of meat, and much more. Visit www.bowstreetmarket.com. Open seven days from 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

Shaw’s Supermarket

200 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-0094

Your neighborhood grocer since 1860, Shaw’s Supermarket is focused on providing their customers with a fresh and healthy experience every time they enter the stores. View online weekly ads at www.shaws.com. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Royal River Natural Foods

443 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0046

Royal River Natural Foods is a small, community grocery committed to local, organic and sustainably produced foods that enrich your life. Some of the groceries stocked are minimally processed pre-packaged goods, local baked goods, an extensive gluten-free section, locally raised meats, and loose leaf, herbal and medicinal teas. Store hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

HAIRSTYLIST/BARBER

Mainely Hair

13 Royal Ave., Freeport, 865-9214

Mainely Hair is your neighborhood salon, with a barber/stylist on site serving you and your beauty needs, whether you need a new style, neo extensions or keratin treatment. Their technicians use only the newest and most up-to-date products featuring Redken and OPI. Weddings, proms, and other occasions are their specialty. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

 

Freeport Salon

32 Independence Drive, Suite 13,
Freeport, 865-9191

Freeport Salon offers a full range of hair services, including conditioning treatments, haircuts, coloring, straightening and styling. Book your next appointment by phone or online at www.freeportsalon.com. The salon’s hours are Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

 

True Colors Salon

541 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-2997

Having opened in 2007, True Colors Salon exudes a bright and cheerful atmosphere. An online customer review reads, “Gina does a great job. She takes the time to find out what you are looking for in a hairstyle and figuring out if it will work for you. She is reasonable in her pricing and has become a great friend, too.” Appointments are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome.

HOME IMPROVEMENT/FURNISHINGS

L.L. Bean

Flagship Store, 95 Main St., Freeport, 877-755-2326

Outlet Store, 1 Freeport Village Station, 552-7772

From its Rangeley bed to its Mission coffee table, L.L. Bean has an extensive inventory of indoor furniture. L.L. Bean’s outdoor furniture is nearly indestructible and made in the USA. The Flagship Store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Outlet Store is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Chilton Furniture

184 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-4308

Chilton is a family-owned, Maine company dedicated to selling fine, wood furniture, all American-made. They are known for their Shaker-inspired designs, and also feature modern and cottage style pieces in solid cherry, maple, ash, walnut and quarter-sawn oak. If you have a custom piece in mind, their Maine craftsmen will bring it to life. Visit their Freeport showroom Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Thos. Moser Showroom & Outlet Annex

149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519

To create the Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, they restored a 19th-century home and furnished it with two full floors of their pieces. Thos. Moser furniture is handcrafted with a reverence for material and workmanship that enhances your lifestyle. Be sure to ask about their Outlet Annex with pieces that are available to take home that day. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m-5 p.m.

HOTEL/MOTEL/B&B/INN

Harraseeket Inn

162 Main St., Freeport, 865-9377

The Harraseeket Inn is a family owned, 93-room luxury inn. This AAA Four Diamond hotel features two great restaurants – the Broad Arrow Tavern and the Maine Harvest Dining Room – 23 fireplaces, an indoor heated pool, and select pet-friendly rooms. Their rates include a full buffet breakfast and afternoon tea, if you book directly with them. Read about accommodations at www.harraseeketinn.com.

 

Hilton Garden Inn

5 Park St., Freeport, 865-1433

Enjoy your time at the Hilton Garden Inn with excellent on-site services such as an inviting indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, a modern fitness center and a 24-hour Pavilion Pantry convenience mart. There are 99 guest rooms and suites with 37-inch HDTVs, microwaves and refrigerators Savor the flavors of the Garden Grille and Bar restaurant or enjoy the convenience of room service.

 

Maine Idyll Motor Court

1411 U.S. Route 1, 865-4201

The Maine Idyll has 20 cottages interspersed among a picturesque grove of trees. The cottages accommodate two to six guests each. All have modern bathrooms with shower stalls or bathtubs, gas or electric heat, TV, porches and very comfortable beds. Many units have fireplaces and mini kitchens. A free light breakfast is available each morning. Well-behaved pets are welcomed at the Maine Idyll.

ICE CREAM

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

6 Nathan Nye St., Freeport, 865-3407

Beat the heat with one of 30-plus flavors of ice cream at Ben & Jerry’s on the L.L. Bean Campus. For all the euphoric flavors you can’t get enough of, nobody scoops Ben & Jerry’s better than they do at their shops. For your next gathering, use their ice cream catering service. See www.benjerry.com/freeport to check their current hours of operation, as well as their Scoop Shop menu.

 

Derosier’s

120 Main St., Freeport, 865-6290

Feeding Freeport since 1904, Derosier’s has a full ice cream bar. Their ice cream section, featuring gelato from the Gelato Fiasco, hard serve from Hershey’s Creamery and soft serve from Hood Creamery, is open seasonally early April through mid-October. They offer a gluten-free option for cones. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Mainely Custard

150 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4417

Located across from the Big Indian, Mainely Custard serves up a quality, creamy frozen custard made fresh daily, and soft serve ice cream like nothing else around. The staff is friendly and ready to serve you up a tasty treat. Go to www.mainelycustard.com to discover the daily flavor. Open daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

INSURANCE AGENT

Powers & French, P.A. – Royall Title Company

209 Main St., Freeport, 865-3135

Affiliated with Powers & French, Royall Title Company is a full-service title company that provides title, closing/escrow services, document preparation and title insurance. The company excels at providing its customers with exceptional service and assistance with the financing and closing of real estate transactions. Royall Title Company is an authorized agent for two of the nation’s leading title insurance companies.

 

Kristen Hanson (State Farm)

541 U.S. Route 1, Suite 15, Freeport, 865-4000

State Farm agent Kristen Hanson is committed to building local, lasting relationships by meeting your needs and treating you with the respect you deserve. She wants to be your one call for insurance, financial products and expertise. Her promise is to help you manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize your dreams. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., evenings and weekends by appointment.

JEWELRY STORE

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers

13 Middle St., Suite 1, Freeport, 865-1818

R.D. Allen Freeport Jewelers has the largest selection of affordable Maine tourmaline jewelry, including an incredible selection of rare watermelon tourmaline. They create their gorgeous gemstone jewelry right on the premises. Choose your own Maine tourmaline, and let them design something especially for you. See www.rdallen.com. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Brown Goldsmiths

11 Mechanic St., Freeport, 865-4126

At Brown Goldsmiths, jewelry design and high-quality repairs are meticulously done in their upstairs studio by outstanding craftsmen. Natural fancy-colored diamonds as well as unusual colored gemstones are available, set or unset, for your custom design dreams. Visit www.browngoldsmiths.com. Open Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Earrings and Company

2 Mechanic St., Freeport, 865-3097

Since 1993, Earrings and Company has been known as the destination for fun, eclectic jewelry and accessories for any age and taste. Explore a vast selection of handcrafted earrings, necklaces and bracelets by local Maine designers, as well as artisans from across the country and Canada. Find a just-right fashion accessory or a “wow” piece for a special occasion. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

KENNEL/GROOMER

The Brown Dog Inn

24 Crown Court, Freeport, 865-1255

The Brown Dog Inn is a home away from home for your family dog. The staff specializes in individual care with the hospitality of a country inn. The inn opened in 2006 with the purpose of providing a quality, warm, loving, safe, and home-like environment for your pets. If they need a little TLC, the staff can spoil them with a massage, bath, nature walk, or a dip in the splash pool. Visit www.browndoginn.com.

 

Pleasant Hill Kennels

81 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-4279

Pleasant Hill Kennels provides high-quality, low-cost boarding, grooming and day care for your pet. On their spacious country grounds, your dog will enjoy multiple play groups and/or walks with the staff and canine friends. There are three fully enclosed small-dog play yards and a half-acre off-leash grass play yard for dogs that love to romp. For more information, see www.pleasanthillkennels.co. Open daily 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Pawsibilities Pet Groomer

10 Antler Ridge Way, Freeport, 865-6647

Pawsibilities is a wonderful place to bring your dog for quality grooming. Your dog will look great because the groomers pay careful attention to detail, and your dog will feel great because they use premium natural products and use gentle, positive methods that build trust. Learn more at www.shinyhealthydogs.com.

LANDSCAPING/LAWN CARE

Curtis Lawn & Yard Care

30 Hunter Road, Freeport, 865-6577

Curtis Lawn & Yard Care has been serving their community strong since 1987. They are a four-season property services company that does light excavation and tractor work. They can fit your needs for an affordable, professional job that is completed efficiently to your needs.

 

High Point Landscape

376 Stackpole Road, Durham, 576-2856

Since 1994, Highpoint Landscape has been providing superior quality service that exceeds customer expectations. Owner Keith Bertrand has been in the landscape industry for more than 30 years. Many of the materials used on job sites are locally sourced from their own rock quarry located on the family property. Fully insured and equipped, Highpoint Landscape always makes sure the job gets done right.

 

Yankee Yard Works

788 Hallowell Road, West Durham, 353-8818

Yankee Yard Works is an experienced full-service landscaping firm that brings a level of professionalism to every project. They specialize in landscape designs, retaining walls, walkways, patios and flagstones, granite steps, fire pits, drainage and re-grading, new lawns and lawn maintenance, driveway installation, lot clearing, tree removal, fence installation, firewood and snow removal.

LAWYER

Powers & French, P.A.

209 Main St., Freeport, 865-3135

Powers & French, P.A. provides unsurpassed legal service and personal attention to their clients in the areas of divorce and family law, business planning, real estate law, estate planning and probate administration, criminal law, and general civil litigation. Do you need a will? Schedule a free consultation.

LOBSTER ROLL

Derosier’s

120 Main St., Freeport, 865-6290

Derosier’s lobster rolls consist of 100 percent fresh local lobster meat on half of a sub roll with mayo and lettuce. They’re available seasonally and market priced. Lobster Gal, who is on a quest to sample every lobster roll in New England, writes, “If you really love the whole lobster and appreciate fresh, tasty, uncut hunks of tail with some knuckle, you’re going to love this one.”

 

Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster Company

36 Main St., South Freeport, 865-4888

Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster Company is a family operated restaurant, serving lunch and dinner from May to October since 1970. Whether enjoying their fresh seafood from their inside dining room or the outside picnic tables under a covered awning, you can relax with views of the beautiful harbor and their fishing boats bringing in their daily catch. Their restaurant offers the freshest lobster rolls available.

 

Lobster Cooker Grill & The Upper Deck Sports Pub

39 Main St., Freeport, 869-5086

Having opened under new management in March 2016, the Lobster Cooker Grill is a local hot spot not to be missed. Enjoy fresh Maine seafood, hand-cut fries using only Maine potatoes, and local craft beer on tap. Their Upper Deck Sports Pub has full-service dining. Their lobster roll consists of fresh meat mixed with your choice of mayo or butter with field greens on a grilled roll. Open daily 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

LODGING

Hilton Garden Inn

5 Park St., Freeport, 865-1433

Enjoy your time at the Hilton Garden Inn with excellent on-site services such as an inviting indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, a modern fitness center and a 24-hour Pavilion Pantry convenience mart. There are 99 guest rooms and suites with 37-inch HDTVs, microwaves and refrigerators Savor the flavors of the Garden Grille and Bar restaurant or enjoy the convenience of room service.

 

Harraseeket Inn

162 Main St., Freeport, 865-9377

The Harraseeket Inn is a family owned, 93-room luxury inn. This AAA Four Diamond hotel features two great restaurants – the Broad Arrow Tavern and the Maine Harvest Dining Room – 23 fireplaces, an indoor heated pool, and select pet-friendly rooms. Their rates include a full buffet breakfast and afternoon tea, if you book directly with them. Read about their accommodations at www.harraseeketinn.com.

 

Maine Idyll Motor Court

1411 U.S. Route 1, 865-4201

The Maine Idyll has 20 cottages interspersed among a picturesque grove of trees. The cottages accommodate two to six guests each. All have modern bathrooms with shower stalls or bathtubs, gas or electric heat, TV, porches and very comfortable beds. Many units have fireplaces and mini kitchens. A free light breakfast is available each morning. Well-behaved pets are welcomed at the Maine Idyll.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Victoria Britton

491 U.S. Route 1, Suite 20, Freeport, 209-9659

Victoria encourages the body to heal itself naturally, aided by her massage techniques. Open Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Cathy Cryvoff, L.M.T.

12 Marquis Road, Freeport, 450-3113

Cathy Cryvoff has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. Cathy is practiced in deep tissue, neuromuscular, myofascial, prenatal and postpartum massage. For pregnant clients, she uses the bodyCushion system of pillows to enable the client to lay face down throughout the entire pregnancy. Her Freeport office is open on Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

Shirsten Lundblad

42 Mallet Drive, Suite 21, Freeport, 725-7774

Shirsten Lundblad is a licensed massage therapist, Kripalu-certified yoga teacher, and musician. Shirsten provides many services including massage therapy, hot stone massage, Acutonics, yoga, chanting/kirtan sessions, frame drum/percussion instruction and drum circles for elders. Read more about her practice at www.shirstenlundblad.com.

MUSIC/ART/DANCE/THEATER

Fusion Dance Academy

1456 US Route 1, Freeport, 504-1044

Fusion Dance Academy not only sets out to be an academy of dance, but one of health and fitness for all ages and experience levels. With the incorporation of dance, circuit training, yoga, and Zumba into their academy, they strive to improve self-esteem by introducing styles of dance that both boys and girls can participate in and enjoy. Open Monday-Friday noon-8 p.m.

 

Nordica Theatre

1 Freeport Village Station, Freeport, 228-1868

Nordica Theatre is a state-of-the-art cinema with six screens playing the finest movies Hollywood has to offer. It features all-digital projection and audio, providing the highest quality picture presentation and the richest digital sound. The high back rocking chair seats in all of their stadium style auditoriums make for an extra comfortable movie-going experience. View show times at www.nordicatheatre.com.

 

Freeport Players

30 Holbrook St, Freeport, 865-2220

Freeport Players provides opportunities for local amateur actors to perform in roles often reserved for professionals. They involve community members in all aspects of the process, drawing on their talent and enthusiasm to create the magic of theater. Their primary performance venue is the Freeport Performing Arts Center. Learn more at www.fcponline.org.

NAIL SALON – MANICURE/PEDICURE

Freeport Salon

32 Independence Drive, Suite 13, Freeport, 865-9191

Freeport Salon offers a full range of manicures and pedicures. The basic manicure includes filing, cuticles, hand massage and polish; the spa manicure adds a hand scrub and choice of paraffin or hand massage. The mini pedicure includes filing, cuticles, foot soak, foot scrub, massage and polish; and the spa pedicure adds a choice of paraffin or foot mask. Spoil yourself with a mani/pedi combo.

Mainely Hair

13 Royal Ave., Freeport, 865-9214

Mainely Hair opened its doors to the area in 1984, and has since been growing into the modern salon it is today through excellent service and client care. Mainely Hair is your neighborhood salon, providing relaxing manicures and pedicures. Throw a manicure/pedicure party for birthdays or other special occasions. Hours are Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

True Colors Salon

541 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-2997

At True Colors Salon, owner Gina LaGuardia performs all of the manicures and pedicures the old-fashioned, unhurried way. She doesn’t do acrylics or the funky chemical stuff, but she does a basic, thorough manicure or pedicure – no quickies here. Call for an appointment between 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

NONPROFIT AGENCY

Freeport Community Services

53 Depot St., Freeport, 865-3985

Freeport Community Services began in the 1970s as a group of neighbors helping neighbors, in a room above a volunteer’s garage. Today, they help gather resources and organize direct services for the towns of Freeport and Pownal. Services include a food pantry with essential and emergency supplies for neighbors in need. Read more at www.fcsmaine.org. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Wolfe’s Neck Farm

184 Burnett Road, Freeport, 865-4469

A nonprofit organization, Wolfe’s Neck Farm is dedicated to promoting sustainable agriculture, education, and outdoor recreation while preserving its 626 acres of open space and historic buildings. This working saltwater farm includes hundreds of acres of forest, saltwater marsh, pasture lands, and more than four miles of Casco Bay coastline. They offer a variety of educational programs. Go to www.wolfesneckfarm.org for more information.

 

YMCA Casco Bay

14 Old South Freeport Road, Freeport, 865-9600

The YMCA is committed to building strong kids, individuals, families and communities through programs and services that promote a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, regardless of ability to pay. The Y relies on a strong volunteer base to provide programming and other services. Visit www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org.

PET SERVICES/SUPPLY

Pet Pantry

177 Lower Maine St., Freeport, 865-6484

The Pet Pantry carries a wide range of pet products for cats and dogs, as well as small animal and fish supplies. They have all major lines of dog and cat accessories including dog clothing, leashes, treats, toys, grooming and cleaning supplies. Visit www.petpantry.com. Store hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

 

Freeport Veterinary Hospital

4 Post Road, Freeport, 865-3673

Freeport Veterinary Hospital is a full-service, companion animal hospital founded in 1983. Their services and facilities have been designed with their patients in mind so that all visits are fear free. They are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care and treat your pet as they would their own. See www.freeportvet.com for office hours.

 

Pleasant Hill Kennels

81 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-4279

Pleasant Hill Kennels provides high quality, low cost boarding, grooming, and daycare for your dogs. On their spacious country grounds, your dog enjoys multiple play groups with their staff and their canine friends. The kennel is heated during the winter and cooled during the summer. For more information, see www.pleasanthillkennels.co. Open daily 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

PHOTOGRAPHER

Sharyn Peavey Photography

Freeport, 318-1829

Sharyn Peavey is a professional photographer offering wedding, engagement, child and family portrait, and commercial photography services all across New England. She attends workshops and is constantly learning new techniques. See her online portfolio at www.sharynpeavey.com.

 

Noël Small Photography

221 Ross Road, Durham, 353-9504

Noël Small specializes in custom portrait photography, including families, children, couples, seniors, weddings and more. His services are fun, fresh and creative, with reasonable prices and great products. Contact him to book your session or special event.

 

(TIE) Andrew Davis Photography

12 Royal Ave., Freeport, 370-4746

Andrew Davis is a wedding and commercial photographer serving Portsmouth, Portland, coastal Maine, Boston, and points beyond. It is his goal to create beautiful, inspired imagery for every client. He makes it a point to personally connect with his customers and prides himself on making every photo session comfortable and relaxed, as well as providing stellar service after the shoot.

 

(TIE) David Jordan Photography

394 Meadow Road, Durham, 353-5991

David Jordan is a 10th-generation Mainer with a passion for photography. He began taking photos of Maine as a teenager and continues at every chance to share the world through his lens. He shoots senior portraits, weddings, family portraits, landscapes and panoramas. View samples of his work at www.maineiscool.com.

 

(TIE) Danielle M. Peterson Photography

Freeport, 756-0454

Danielle Peterson specializes in contemporary children’s portrait photography, senior pictures, weddings and other celebrations. She loves photographing families and the relationships and interactions between family members. For session information, go to www.daniellempeterson.com.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Freeport Physical Therapy

174 South Freeport Road, Suite 2C, Freeport, 865-0004

Therapists Gordon Haldeman M.S., P.T., and Gary Sylvester, M.S., P.T., have 35 years of combined experience leading patients to successful recoveries. Locally owned and operated, Freeport Physical Therapy offers orthopedic manual therapy and exercise programs to help you regain strength and flexibility. Open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Mark A. Leavitt, P.T., C.F.P.

44 Desert Road, Freeport, 798-1195

Mark A. Leavitt is a physical therapist who uses the Feldenkrais Method. This method aims to reduce pain or limitations in movement, to improve physical function and to promote general well-being. He is a practitioner at several schools and also has an office in Camden. He is currently accepting new patients. Office hours in Freeport are on Fridays and Saturdays, by appointment.

PHYSICIAN

Freeport Medical Center

23 Durham Road, Suite 201, Freeport, 865-3491

Freeport Medical Center is a family walk-in clinic practicing the philosophy of treating the whole patient, focusing on prevention and wellness instead of just treating disease. Dr. Brian Knighton, D.O., concentrates on providing quality primary care to adults and children. The practice is now offering a natural, herbal, plant-based alternative medicine option. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

James B. Donahue, D.O.

491 U.S. Route 1, Suite 20, Freeport, 865-2225

Dr. James Donahue is a family practitioner at Coastal Health Care. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association.

 

Brian P. O’Donnell, M.D.

407 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-2023

Dr. Brian P. O’Donnell is a dermatologist specializing in Mohs surgery for removing certain types of skin cancers. An online review by a patient reads, “My experience with Dr. O’Donnell was extremely positive. He listened to my concerns and questions very patiently, and he fully and carefully explained the procedure I was undergoing both in advance, during and after the procedure was complete.”

PIZZA RESTAURANT

Derosier’s

120 Main St., Freeport, 865-6290

Derosier’s basic pizza consists of their fresh, flavorful dough topped with a rich tomato sauce and a special three-cheese blend. Thin crust is available upon request, and slices are available all day. An option is their gluten-free pizza crust. Feeling saucy? Switch your red sauce for white or pesto. Check out their list of specialty pizzas at www.freeportpizza.com. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Antonia’s Pizzeria

193 Lower Main St., Freeport, 865-6863

Design your own pizza at Antonia’s Pizzeria or order a specialty pizza, such as Maui, Cajun Queen or The Acropolis. Their pizza dough is made fresh daily using their special family recipe. Options include wheat dough, low fat and gluten free. Read their complete menu at www.antoniaspizzeria.com. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

 

Petrillo’s

15 Depot St., Freeport, 865-6055

The pizzas at Petrillo’s start with a 12-inch house made crust. Try a Dom’s Pie made from
house chicken sausage, goat cheese, fire roasted red peppers, fresh herbs and
house marinara; The Goodfella topped with house meatball, ricotta, garlic, fresh herbs and house marinara; or one of several other specialty pizzas. Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon.-9 p.m.

PLUMBING/HEATING

Charlie Burnham Energy Service

4 Spring St., Freeport, 865-9010

Your locally owned energy provider, Charlie Burnham Energy Service installs oil, natural gas and propane heating, plus air conditioning systems. In addition, you can also call them for general heating and air-conditioning service, cleaning and repair. Learn more at www.charlieburnham.com.

 

Bob Miles & Son

1162 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 869-9140

Plumbers at Bob Miles & Son are licensed and insured to meet all your plumbing needs. They offer commercial and residential remodeling, as well as new construction for all of your plumbing and heating jobs. Their service team has years of experience enabling them to solve your plumbing problems. See www.bobmilesinc.net.

 

ACB Plumbing Repair Service

28 Fernald Road, Freeport, 855-231-4814

Since 1990, ACB Plumbing has been serving their clients from Freeport to Phippsburg to Harpswell and other surrounding areas. For everything from faucet repairs, well pump service, to a clogged main drain, you can rely on ACB Plumbing. They provide a variety of plumbing services and welcome anything from small jobs to more involved bathroom and kitchen remodels. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

PRIVATE SCHOOL

Maine Coast Waldorf School

57 Desert Road, Freeport, 865-3900

From early childhood through eighth grade, students at the Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Freeport campus take advantage of acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails. The educators foster independent thinking, creative problem solving, and a sense of connection to equip students for future challenges, while inspiring them to create their own opportunities. Schedule a visit at www.mainecoastwaldorf.org.

 

Pine Tree Academy

67 Pownal Road, Freeport, 865-4747

Pine Tree Academy is a preK-8 and 9-12 college-preparatory Christian school that is a part of a world-wide Adventist school network, which includes learning institutions all around the globe. Pine Tree Academy is established to assist young people in their preparation for reverential living and responsible citizenship. Refer to www.pinetreeacademy.org for more information.

 

(TIE) Cricket-Hunt School

40 Independence Drive, Freeport,
865-9696

Cricket-Hunt School offers full and half-day programs for infants, toddlers and 3-year-olds, as well as full-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten to Grade 2 programs. Children learn and grow at their own pace in their developmentally based Infant/Toddler Care Program (starting at age 6 weeks), Nursery School, and pre-kindergarten through Grade 2 classes. See www.crickethunt.com.

 

(TIE) L’Ecole Française du Maine

99 South Freeport Road, South Freeport, 865-3308

A unique and authentic learning environment, L’Ecole Française du Maine is the only French immersion school north of Boston. All academic subjects are taught in French by native speakers of the language, and their preschool through Grade 6 programs follow the directives of both the Ministere de L’Education Nationale and the educational guidelines set by the state of Maine. Watch their video at www.efdm.org.

REAL ESTATE AGENCY

Brett Davis Real Estate

81 Bow St., Freeport, 865-9919

The distinguished team at Brett Davis Real Estate is excited to provide you the indispensable guidance needed for your next real estate transaction. Their agents are fun, professional and accountable. Put simply, they love what they do and they do it well. Their real estate team guides you through the very first stages of listing a property, or finding a new home, all the way to the closing table.

 

Gloria DeGrandpre

208 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 232-6648

A broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northeast Real Estate, Gloria DeGrandpre provides personalized service to buyers and sellers of residential homes, land, and investment properties in Freeport and surrounding towns. If you are thinking of buying or selling, contact her today. View her listings at www.bhhsnortheastrealestate.com.

 

Berkshire Hathaway – Freeport

208 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 869-5173

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a real estate brokerage network built for a new era in residential real estate. The brand brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of stability, strength, quality and innovation. Kelly Wentworth-Lowe is the sales manager of the Freeport team, consisting of 17 agents. Learn more at www.bhhsnortheastrealestate.com.

RECREATION/DESTINATION

Bradbury Mountain State Park

528 Hallowell Road, Pownal, 688-4712

Bradbury Mountain is a wonderful place to spend a day or afternoon exploring trails, taking in the magnificent view from the summit, or enjoying a picnic under a canopy of trees. For more information and park fees, go to www.bradburymountain.com. Open all year, from 9 a.m. until sunset, unless otherwise posted.

 

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park

426 Wolfe’s Neck Road, Freeport,
865-4465

Sited on 233 acres, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park provides interpretive signs on trails and guided programs for groups and the general public. Facilities include picnic tables with charcoal grills, wheelchair accessible parking, picnicking, bathrooms, and five miles of hiking trails through the woods and along the shores of Casco Bay and the Harraseeket River. Modest admission fees are charged.

 

Winslow Park and Campground

Staples Point Road, Freeport, 865-4198

Winslow Park and Campground offers 100 campsites and wooded trails with views of the harbor and Casco Bay, rental picnic shelters for functions, picnic tables, grills, a tidal beach, a boat launch, playground, and a Thursday evening summer concert series. Park fees are $2 per person for Freeport residents and $3 per person for non-residents. Day use hours are from 8 a.m. until 30 minutes after sunset.

ROMANTIC/DATE NIGHT RESTAURANT

Tuscan Brick Oven Bistro

140 Main St., Freeport, 869-7200

At the Tuscan Brick Oven Bistro, whether you choose their house-made pasta dishes, brick-oven pizzas or wood-grilled steaks, you’ll be enjoying the taste of Maine with the flavor of Tuscany. They have an Italian-themed menu with entrées created using fresh local ingredients. View their menu and hours at www.tuscanbrickovenbistro.com. Open Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

 

Azure Café

123 Main St., Freeport, 865-1237

Azure Café endeavors to bring you the best Maine ingredients, in a farm-to-table philosophy. Dine outdoors in season at Azure Café, a taste of Italy on the coast of Maine. Enjoy a casual lunch with Italian favorites by day, upscale dining by night. Their wine expert selects the best wines from around the world. For hours and to peruse the menu, go to www.azurecafe.com.

 

Conundrum Wine Bistro

117 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0303

For more than 14 years, Conundrum has strived to offer a dining experience that is as relaxed as it is delicious. Their menu consists of simple bistro fare, carefully sourced and thoughtfully prepared. Their servers are friendly and attentive, but they make sure that you set the pace. Visit www.conundrumwinebistro.com. Open Tuesday-Saturday 4:30-10 p.m. The bar is open later on weekends.

SANDWICH SHOP

Derosier’s

120 Main St., Freeport, 865-6290

Maine Italians headline Derosier’s inventory of cold subs available on their menu. Choose from one of their favorites listed or create your own. Craving a hot sub? Try one of their many variations of toasties, along with other popular choices. Whet your appetite by looking over their online menu at www.freeportpizza.com. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Edna and Lucy’s

407 Hallowell Road, Pownal, 688-3029

The lunch menu scrawled on blackboards at Edna and Lucy’s shows a large selection of hot and cold sandwiches. An online customer comment reads, “Tried this eatery – delicious! Had the eggplant Panini, flavors melded together for a satisfying explosion with every bite. I’m salivating remembering.” Open Wednesday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Old World Deli & Café

117 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4477

The mission is simple at Old World Deli & Café: Make delicious, healthy and affordable food. The menu includes Build It Your Way sandwiches offering a selection of meats, vegetables, locally-baked breads, cheeses, condiments and gourmet add-ons. Read more about this deli and café at www.oldworldgourmet.com. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster Company

36 Main St., South Freeport, 865-4888

Whether enjoying Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster Company’s fresh seafood from their inside dining room or on their outside picnic tables, you can relax with views of the beautiful harbor and their fishing boats bringing in the daily catch. The restaurant offers the freshest lobster rolls available, shrimp, clams, scallops and fabulous homemade desserts. Their lunch counter is open daily 11 a.m.-8:45 p.m. during summer months.

 

Lobster Cooker Grill & The Upper Deck Sports Pub

39 Main St., Freeport, 869-5086

Having opened under new management in March 2016, the Lobster Cooker Grill is a local hot spot not to be missed. Their fried haddock sandwich served on a pretzel roll is a fan favorite. Other seafood specialties include steamed lobster, steamed mussels, clam cakes and fried clams; to name but a few. Their Upper Deck Sports Pub has full-service dining. Open daily 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

 

Freeport Chowder House

4 Mechanic St., Freeport, 865-3404

Freeport Chowder House offers fried clams, hand-cut French fries, award-winning chowders and creative specialty sandwiches. A customer review states, “When we go to Freeport, we eat at the Freeport Chowder House. The clam chowder is always hot and delicious. It has the perfect consistency with plenty of clams and potatoes.” Eat in or take out. Open daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

SHOE STORE

L.L. Bean

Flagship Store, 95 Main St., Freeport, 877-755-2326

Outlet Store, 1 Freeport Village Station, 552-7772
The footwear at L.L. Bean runs the gamut from shoes, sandals, running and fitness shoes to boots and slippers for all ages, even infants. And, who could forget the iconic L.L. Bean boot? All are backed by their 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. The Flagship Store is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Outlet Store is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Famous Footwear Outlet

1 Freeport Village Station, 330E,
Freeport, 865-6920

Bag the hottest brands and the latest trends at Famous Footwear Outlet. It’s your place for athletic and casual shoes for the whole family from hundreds of name brands. You’ll find styles for women, men and kids from brands such as Nike, Converse, Vans, Sperry, Madden Girl, Skechers, ASICS and more. Store hours are Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

Nike

1 Freeport Village Station, 355E,
Freeport, 865-0194

Nike fosters a culture of invention. The research lab is an integral part of the Nike Explore Team, whose mission is to drive product innovation for athletes everywhere. Nike footwear accommodates active men, women and children in the sports of running, basketball, football, soccer, training and gym, track and field, and more. See the newest sneaker of the week at www.nike.com.

SPECIALTY FOOD STORE

Bow Street Market

79 Bow St., Freeport, 865-6631

Bow Street Market sources the finest, naturally produced beef, chicken and pork in their butcher shop. Fresh salads are made every day and are bursting with fresh flavors. They offer the best available, freshest fish and shellfish you’ll find anywhere. The wine, beer, and spirit department houses one of Maine’s most varied and expertly curated selections. Open 7 days from 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

Royal River Natural Foods

443 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-0046

Royal River Natural Foods is a small community market committed to bringing you local, organic and sustainably produced foods since 1994. In addition to carrying a full line of grocery items, they also prepare healthy homemade soups, pre-made sandwiches, muffins and scones, salads and fresh sushi. Shop Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

 

Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars

88 Main St., Freeport, 869-5227

At Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, their mission is to provide you with the freshest, highest quality, authentic and hard to find specialty oils, vinegars and specialty foods. Come in and taste for yourself. They offer excellent personal service in a pleasant educational atmosphere, all wrapped in the warm feel of an Old-World shop. Store hours are Wednesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

TAKE OUT/FAST FOOD

Derosier’s

120 Main St., Freeport, 865-6290

Grab a take out order at Derosier’s. It’s Freeport’s best spot for pizza, sandwiches, salads and more. Check out their daily soup and sandwich specials. See the menu at www.freeportpizza.com. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

 

Thai Garden

491 U.S. Route 1, Suite 12, Freeport, 865-6005

Delight your taste buds with the flavorful, traditional dishes from Thai Garden. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and the staff works hard to accommodate every special request. Dine-in and takeout are available. View their menu at www.thaigardenfreeport.com. The restaurant is open Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Sunday 4-9 p.m.

 

McDonald’s of Freeport

11 Mallet Drive, Freeport, 865-9566

At the Freeport McDonalds, you will find a home away from home. It is a locally owned and operated McDonalds, which offers you a home setting in their historic Gore House. The menu consists of unmistakably McDonald’s fare. There are no preservatives, fillers or additives in their beef patties – just 100 percent real beef. The lobby and drive-through are open 5 a.m.-midnight daily.

VETERINARY CLINIC/ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Freeport Veterinary Hospital

4 Post Road, Freeport, 865-3673

The staff at Freeport Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. It’s an AAFP Cat Friendly Practice, adopting an environment that is less stressful to cats and meets your cat’s unique needs. Read more at www.freeportvet.com. Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Pownal Veterinary Hospital

191 Hallowell Road, Pownal, 688-4843

Pownal Veterinary Hospital is where they treat your pet like family. Services include physical exams for dogs, cats, and small mammals, vaccinations, lab services, surgeries, dentistry, acupuncture, x-rays, medications for fleas, ticks, and heartworm, and humane euthanasia. Karen Richter-Hall, D.V.M., does house calls, too. For more information and office hours, see www.pownalvet.com.

 

Vet At Your Door

Freeport, 536-8387

Let your furry family members relax at home while they enjoy the best that modern veterinary medicine has to offer. Serving Greater Portland, Vet At Your Door offers compassionate high-quality wellness care including vaccines and screening lab work, sick visits, and end-of-life care to dogs and cats in the comfort of their own home. Get acquainted with the staff at www.vetatyourdoor.com.

WEDDING LOCATION

Wolfe’s Neck Farm

184 Burnett Road, Freeport,
865-4469, ext. 102

Wolfe’s Neck Farm prides itself in offering an authentic, farm-based venue for your celebration. Spend your special day at the shore, surrounded by family, friends, and the farm. They have booked all available 2016 dates for both their Mallett Barn and Wedding Field; however, they are accepting reservations for 2017 dates. Fill out their wedding interest form at www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

 

Harraseeket Inn

162 Main St., Freeport, 865-9377

The timeless beauty of the Harraseeket Inn will lend the perfect accent to your wedding and create lasting memories, whatever the season. To bring every facet of your wedding together flawlessly, the inn provides the services of an experienced wedding coordinator. The inn can accommodate weddings up to 250 guests. Look over their wedding package at www.harraseeketinn.com.

 

Hilton Garden Inn

5 Park St., Freeport, 865-1433

Planning for your wedding couldn’t be any easier. Contact the planner, and she will take care of the details, so you can focus on enjoying – not worrying over – your big day. The staff specializes in accommodating wedding parties; spoiling everyone on your list with spacious rooms, beautifully landscaped grounds, and stress-relieving swimming and fitness facilities.

WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE

Harraseeket Inn

162 Main St., Freeport, 865-9377

The executive chef at Harraseeket Inn will guide you through the creative process of designing a unique and memorable menu that your wedding guests will be raving about for a long time to come. The staff will make sure everything is perfectly prepared and presented. Look over their sample wedding menus at www.harraseeketinn.com.

 

Wolfe’s Neck Farm

184 Burnett Road, Freeport,
865-4469, ext. 102

Wolfe’s Neck Farm hosts wedding receptions of all sizes. Special amenities for receptions can include hayrides, kayaking, camping and more. Mallett Barn, built in 1891, projects a stately ambience for wedding receptions. Barn rentals for weddings are full for 2016, but reservations for 2017 dates are now being taken.

 

Hilton Garden Inn

5 Park St., Freeport, 865-1433

Hilton Garden Inn has event facilities measuring 6,500 square feet, accommodating up to 300 guests. What size reception room is right for you? Tell the planner what you need, and she will match it with the perfect room for your rehearsal dinner or reception. She’s there to offer assistance with everything you need – from lining up banquet facilities to menu selections.