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Home Kitchen Bakery gets Rockland OK

By Stephen Betts | Apr 21, 2021
The new bakery as designed by architect Jason Merriam.

Rockland — The Rockland Planning Board gave final approval April 20 to a proposal by the Home Kitchen Café owners to build a new building on an adjacent lot.

The project approved April 20 at 19 North Main St. is expected to take five months to complete.

The $350,000 plan by Home Kitchen calls for demolishing the existing building at 19 North Main, which previously was used by Home Kitchen for an ice cream shop.

In its place would be a two-story, 3,000-square-foot building. The ground level would be the bakery and the second floor would be offices and an apartment.

Home Kitchen, owned by James Hatch and Susan Schiro, operated Cone Home in 2014 before purchasing 19 North Main St. in January 2016.

The two started Home Kitchen Café at adjacent 650 Main St. in February 2009.

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Comments (2)
Posted by: Susan Reider | Apr 21, 2021 09:45

Congratulations Susan and James! Can’t wait for that turkey pie!

Posted by: Kendall Merriam | Apr 21, 2021 08:55

Give credit, too, to the architect Jason Merriam.

-Phyllis Merriam, Aunt

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