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Major Retailer Headed to Ellsworth 

A major retailer is headed to Ellsworth.TJ Maxx is opening a store at the Maine Coast Mall.The chain plans to move in there this spring.It will be taking on thirty-thousand square feet of space at the high street location.According to Executive Director of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce, Micki Sumpter, the store is a welcomed addition.”I think it will help the economy. Not because of we just have another retail person, it’s because it’s TJ Maxx, and it’s because it compliments our downtown, all of the hill and stuff. I think it will bring more people into this area to shop.”There’s no word yet on how many potential jobs the store would bring with it.