Planning board approves Home Kitchen, Claws projects

By Daniel Dunkle | May 07, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham What used to be a hair salon will become an ice cream shop and bakery on North Main Street.

Rockland — The Planning Board voted to approve May 6 plans for an ice cream shop and bakery at 19 North Main St.

The owners of Home Kitchen Cafe had submitted a site plan review application for a change-of-use from the existing hair salon at 19 North Main St. to an ice cream shop and bakery.

The Planning Board also approved plans for Claws Restaurant at 743 Main St., which is adding a deck for outside dining. The owners are Steven Stinson and Luanne Clifford of Rockport, and the project is expected to cost $30,000.

Eric Wass of Front Row Management came before the board with a change-of-use application for a building at 31 New County Road. The plan is to establish a 2,800-square-foot function hall in the building. The project is expected to cost $25,000 and the developer hopes to have work completed by June 30. That project will have to go back to the Planning Board at a future meeting.

Courier Publications News Director Daniel Dunkle can be reached at or 594-4401 ext. 122.

Comments (1)
Posted by: paula sutton | May 12, 2014 07:29

Always pleased to see a new business venture .  Small business is the backbone of this State and we need to develop and nurture our entrepeneurial spirit in order to promote growth and prosperity.  Best wishes for their success.

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