Peaks Island Businesses and Services     


 
 

Activities

Brad and Wyatt's Island Bike Service | 115 Island Ave | 207.766.5631 |

  Full service bike rental and repair.

Casco Bay Kayak Rentals | 64 New Island Ave | 207.766.2650 |

  Kayak Rentals.

Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial | 13 Eighth Maine Ave | 207.766.5086 |207.221.9299 fax | www.EighthMaine.com | EighthMaineHost@EighthMaine.com |

  Living history museum and lodge.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum | Seashore Ave | 207.766.3330 | www.fifthmainemuseum.org | fifthmaine@juno.com

  Civil war and island history museum featuring exhibits and community events.

Island Tours | P.O. Box 93 | 207.766.5514 | www.peaksislandtours.com | peaksislandtours@yahoo.com

  Golf cart and walking tours of historic Peaks Island.

Maine Island Kayak Co| 70 Luther St. | 207.766.2373 | www.maineislandkayak.com | info@maineislandkayak.com

  Sea kayak outfitter, instruction and sales.

PeaksFest | 207.766.5642 | www.peaksfest.com |

  PeaksFest is an annual event (traditionally held around the third of fourth weekend of June) that celebrates the community.

Peaks Island Art Walks 2011 | June 18 & 25, July 30 & August 27 | www.peaksisland-artwalks.org |

  Peaks Island artists and craftspersons open their studios featuring works in diverse media. Map locations: GEM Gallery, The Inn on Peaks, & The Cockeyed Gull.

Peaks Island Chess Club | 207.766.5979 |

  Peaks Island Chess Club meets every Monday between 6:30 and 8:30 PM at the Island Community Center.

Peaks Island Fiber Arts Camp | 108 Brackett Ave | 207.766.2735 | www.peaksislandfiberartscamp.com |

  Summer day camp for children ages 7-14 with new themes every week. This year's camps include: Puppet-making, Drawing and Printmaking, Colonial Camp, Medieval Camp, Storybook Crafts, Wilderness Crafts, and Trash to Treasure.

Peaks Island Girl Scouts, Junior Troop 1977 | Diane Riccioti, Leader | 207.766.5183 |

  Grades 3 and above.

Peaks Island Tax Assistance Winter Carnival | P.O. Box 126 | 207.766.0067 |

  An old fashioned, fun filled Winter Carnival comes to Peaks Island during the winter of February school vacation.

Portland Schooner Company | Maine State Pier, 56 Commercial Street | 207.766.2500 | www.portlandschooner.com |

  Two hour sails, private charters, and overnights aboard historic windjammers.

Trefethen Evergreen Improvement Association | P.O. Box 87 | 207.766.5420 | www.teiaclub.org | info@teiaclub.org

  The mission of the TEIA is to advance the community's knowledge, enjoyment and participation in boating, tennis and the Peaks Island Community through its programs and facilities.

Umbrella Cover Museum | 62B Island Ave | 207.939.0301 | |3nancyc@gmail.com www.umbrellacovermuseum.org |

  Unique and quirky museum of over 300 umbrella sleeves. Celebrating the mundane and the simple things in life. As heard on NPR and The Weather Channel. By appointment.

Art Galleries/ Gift Shops/ Artists

Gem Gallery | 62 Island Ave. | 207.766.2456 | 207.766.5600 | www.gemgallerypeaksisland.com | info@gemgallerypeaksisland.com
  Featuring fine art and contemporary crafts of island and local artists.
Indigo Rose Soap Co. | 13 Greenwood St. | 207.766.2356 | www.indigorosesoap.com | indigorosesoap@gmail.com
  Everything is made on the island, sold in Down Front and island craft fairs.
Handwoven Baskets by MEG | 100 Welch St. | 207.766.0060 | megellyn@aol.com
  Weekly Basket Workshops from June through mid October Please call or email for monthly open studio schedule or to visit for supplies or completed baskets.

Jane Banquer and Norm Proulx |City Point View Studios | 95 City Point Road, behind the house and garden | 207.766.2246 |http://janebanquerart.blogspot.com/ | banquerj@myfairpoint.net | norm_proulx@myfairpoint.net

  Painting, drawing, etching, collagraph, woodcut.

K. Newell Crafts- Gifts from Thistle Cottage| www.knewellcrafts.com |

  Primitive painted pieces and hand sewn wool items.

Peaks Island Art Walks 2011 |June 18 & 25th, July 30th & August 27th |Afternoons 3-7pm | www.peaksisland-artwalks.org |

  Peaks Island artists and craftspersons open their studios featuring works in diverse media. Map locations: GEM Gallery, The Inn on Peaks, & The Cockeyed Gull.
Peaks Beads | 10 Island Avenue | 207-766-2305 | peaksbeads@gmail.com| www.peaksbeads.com |
  Featuring sea glass inspired jewelry, art and odds and ends.
Peg's Pots, etc./House of Art | 51 Woods Rd. | 207-766-5997 | www.pegspotsetc.com | astarita@maine.rr.com
  Ceramics, gifts, classes, parties.
Richard Boyd Pottery | 15 Epps Street | 207.712.1097 | 207.766.3050 fax| www.richardboydpottery.com| williamson955@aol.com
  Richard Boyd Art Gallery is located at the corner of Island Avenue and Epps Street, first building on the right. The gallery exhibits original 20th and 21st century works of art by established and emerging artists with ties to Maine, working primarily in the media of painting, sculpture, pottery and glass. An art studio producing hand made original works of art with a focus on ceramic art and pottery is located on the second floor.
Robert Van Der Steenhoven| 122 Central Ave | 207.766.5942 | www.robertvandersteenhoven.wordpress.com|
  Carved and Sculptured Stone.
Take a Peak | 50 Island Ave. | 207.766.5995 | www.takeapeaksisland.com | takeapeak52@aol.com
  A Cheerful Seaside Gift shop.
Tim Nihoff Studios| 56 Island Avenue | 207.776.5576 | www.timhoff.com | tim@timnihoff.com
  Illustration, design, painting, sculpture and fun fine art!

Banks

Maine Bank & Trust, a division of People's United Bank | 33 Island Ave | 207.766.2960 |207.766.2964 Fax |www.mainebank.com | mnelson@mainebank.com

  Maine Bank & Trust, a division of People's United Bank, is a full service bank to fill all your financial needs including, but not limited to: Savings and Checking Accounts, Savings Bonds, Money Markets, CDs, IRAs, Home Equity Lines of Credit and Mortgages.

Car Repair

Call Paul | 10 Third St. | 207.415.4925 | www.callpaulbridges.com | anything@callpaulbridges.com

Cleaning

Moderne Cleaning | 122 Central Ave | 207.671.7435 | modernecleaning@gmail.com
  House Cleaning.
Summer Cottages on Peaks- a Peaks Island Cleaning Company | 19 Oakland Avenue | 207.766.5183 | summercottagespeaks@yahoo.com
  Celebrating over 7 years providing clean, healthy full service seasonal and year round house and cottage cleaning.

Sharon's Errands | P.O. Box 163 | 207.523.9194 | serrands06@yahoo.com |

  House Cleaning (spring cleaning, basements, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly).

Charitable Organizations

Peaks Island Lions Club | Garden Place |207.766-2100 or 207.766.5014|

  The Peaks Island Lions Club is the custodian of historical Greenwood Gardens. From May through October, the Club schedules lobster bakes, breakfasts, weddings, family events, and rentals. Revenue raised funds building and ground maintenance along with donations to various Island causes.

Peaks Island Fund | P.O. Box 76 |207.766.0061| wbzimmerman@wolforg.net

  The Peaks Island Fund is an endowment dedicated to charitable works on Peaks Island and Casco Bay.

Childcare

Peaks Island Children's Workshop | Herman Avenue | 207.766.2854 | www.peakschildresnworkshop.org

  The Peaks Island Children's Workshop offers year round developmental childcare to children ages 2.5 - 5 years old in our NAEYC-accredited child care center. We also provide adventure-based summer and vacation camp to children ages 5 through 11.

Community Services

Friends of Library | 129 Island Avenue | peaks@portland.lib.me.us

  The Friends of Library exist to support the library and its staff in their mission on Peaks.

Friends of TEIA | sealights99@aol.com

  The Friends of TEIA provide the opportunity and financial support to all island school children to participate in TEIA's sailing, tennis and daycamp programs.

HOMESTART | 207.766.2593 |

  HOMESTART seeks to work to create and maintain affordable housing opportunities for the residents of Peaks Island.

Peaks Island Environmental Action Team (PEAT) | 207.766.5152 |

  PEAT is an informal volunteer group of concerned islanders who meet monthly to discuss, implement and publicize projects and initiatives that will create a healthier, greener environment on the island.

Peaks Island Food Pantry |

  The Peaks Island Food Pantry is located in Brackett Memorial Church, most easily accessible from the back entrance. The Food Pantry is open on Mondays, from 3:30-5pm and on Thursdays, from 9:30-11am. All are welcome! Donations of unopened, non-perishable food or toiletry items are gratefully accepted at our collection box located inside the Douglas MacVane Community Center. Please call Susan Hanley, 766-2735 if you have any questions.

Peaks Island Land Preserve | www.preservepeaks.org

  The Peaks Island Land Preserve (PILP) was founded in the early 1990's for the acquisition, preservation and stewardship of Peaks Island natural areas.

Peaks Island Information Exchange (PIE) | restech@maine.rr.com

  PIE strives to be the technical arm for all island organizations. We offer assistance and map information to all Island residents and organizations. We have the most extensive collection of island technical maps and data..

Peaks Island Tax Assistant (PITA) | P.O. Box 126 | 207.766.0067 |

  PITA is a tax exempt, nonprofit, independent group formed to aid our fellow islanders to remain in their homes despite tax increases.

Peaks Island School PTO | 207.766.2756 | kmoxhay@earthlink.net

  The PTO provides a forum for parents and teachers to discuss issues related to the school and to collaborate on providing services and experiences for students.

Peaks Island VOA Senior Housing |87 Central Avenue| 207.766.2173 | www.voa-nne.org

  VOA owns and manages the Fay Garman House, a HUD very low income subsidized housing community for senior citizens 62 years or older.

Construction

Carpenter For Hire | P.O. Box 143 | 207.766.5909 | morme@maine.rr.com
  Renovations, remodeling, structural, framing, finish work, cabinet work, custom shingle designs and whatever else!
Langella Construction Company | 382 Pleasant Ave | 207.766.3067 | 207.632.8229 |
  Construction projects and carpentry.
R.P. Caron Builder | 207.233.3181 | 207.766.5084 | rickcaron08@gmail.com
  Carpentry work is by highly experienced professional, and at a reasonable rate.

Entertainment

Ronda Dale | rondadale@gmail.com
  Guitar and sing-a-long entertainment for birthday parties and gatherings.

Tori Morrill | tori@inanna.ws

  Hand drumming classes and yoga meets dance.

David Gagne Music | 54 Hussey Road | 207.332.5904 | www.davegagne.net | dave@davegagne.net

  Solo and group performance, private and group lessons.

Nancy 3 Hoffman | 53 Brackett Avenue | 207.766.4496 | 3nancy3@gmail.com

  Greeting the boat with her accordion playing is a great way to start your event. Singer, pianist, accordionist, weddings, parties, events, solo, duo, trio

Casco Bay Tummlers, Klezmer Band 207.766.2945 | juliegoell@gmail.com

  Jewish party music and dancing. Yiddish songs for your occasion. Jazz set optional.

The Maine Squeeze Accordion Ensemble | 207.766.2915| www.mainesqueeze.com | neen_b@msn.com

  Fun entertainment for your event! Can stroll anywhere or play sets.

Food Services

Cockeyed Gull | 78 Island Ave, P.O. Box 72 | 207.766.2800 | www.cockeyedgull.com | info@cockeyedgull.com
  Restaurant and catering.
Downfront | 50 Island Ave | 207.766.5500|
  Ice cream, candy and Peaks Island apparel.
Maine Lobster Bake Company | 207.415.8063 | www.cascobaylobsterbake.com | courtney@cascobaylobsterbake.com
  Lobsterbakes and catering, at your home or seaside/island location.
Hannigan's Island Market | Island Ave | 207.766.2351 |
  Grocery Store, take out sandwiches and pizza available.
Inn on Peaks | Island Ave | 207.766.5100 | www.innonpeaks.com | frontdesk@innonpeaks.com
  Inn, restaurant and special events.
Peaks Island House | Island Ave | 207.766.4400 | www.thepeaksislandhouse.com
  Restaurant and inn.
Peaks Island Shellfish Company | 207.766.2601 | 207.766.5857 |
  For local Maine oysters.
Wildnut Farm Market | 617.680.9261 | wildnutfarm@yahoo.com |
  Fresh organic product, bread and free range chicken available at our produce cart Saturdays 8:30am - 12:30pm June, July, Aug and Sept. Why leave the island or lug it over when it is already here!

Function Facilities

Harbor View at Jones Landing | 6 Welch St. | 207.766.5652 | www.joneslanding.net
  Seaside function facility.

Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial | 13 Eighth Maine Ave | 207.766.5086 |207.221.9299 fax | EighthMaineHost@EighthMaine.com | www.EighthMaine.com

  Living history museum and lodge.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum| Seashore Ave| 207.766.3330 | www.fifthmainemuseum.org | fifthmaine@juno.com

  Civil war and island history museum featuring exhibits and community events.

Peaks Island Lions Club | Garden Place |207.766.5997|

  The Peaks Island Lions Club is the custodian of historical Greenwood Gardens. From May through October, the Club schedules lobster bakes, breakfasts, weddings, family events, and rentals. Revenue raised funds building and ground maintenance along with donations to various Island causes.

Garden Center

Lausier Family Gardens | 40 Welch St. | 207.766.5157 | jrlausier@myfairpoint.net
  Greenhouse/nursery/garden center offering annuals, perennials, shrubs, seeds, soil products ...

Hardscape Landscaping

Kamp Masonry | 42c Epps Street | 207.766.5110 |
  Chimneys, retaining walls, patios, walkways, any dirty job!.

Charles Ramsay | 207.865.1110 |

  Complete landscaping services.

Healthcare

Casco Bay Health Center | 87 Central Avenue |207.766.2929| islapicos@maine.rr.com | www.peakshealth.org

  Health Center services are open to all and include comprehensive and ongoing primary care for children and adults, health assessment and maintenance for those undergoing treatment by another physician, lab tests and emergency care for acute illness or injury.

Heavy Construction

Lionel Plante Associates | 98 Island Ave | 207.766.2508 | lplante@maine.rr.com
  Septic system installation, excavation, sewer hookup, #2 fuel sales, propane sales and installations.

Homeowner Services

Cottage Care | 45 Whaleback Road | 207.766.5855 | jmsmith@maine.rr.com
  Cottage opening and closing.
At Your (freight) Service | 207.233.3181| 207.766.5084 | rickcaron08@gmail.com
  Items from the mainland delivered to your door including specific furniture and appliances, building materials, wood pellets, top soil or crushed rock in bags, flowers or garden needs, etc. Especially useful for things that need careful handling like that new big screen. . . Deliveries can also be Peaks to mainland, or Peaks to Peaks.
Summer Cottages on Peaks- a Peaks Island Cleaning Company | 19 Oakland Avenue | 207.766.5183 | summercottagespeaks@yahoo.com
  Linen Rental Service - sheets and towel service available for short and long term cottage rentals - weekends, weekly and monthly, delivery and pickup included.

Sharon's Errands |P.O. Box 163 | 207.523.9194 | serrands06@yahoo.com |

  Errands (on-Island & off- Island ) organization, house-sitting, pet-sitting email or call for more Info..

Interior Designers

Karlsen Interiors | Seashore Avenue | 207.766.2188 | karlints@maine.rr.com
  Interior designer specializing in residential and commercial interiors.

Landscaping

Kamp Masonry | 42c Epps Street | 207.766.5110 |
  Chimneys, retaining walls, patios, walkways, any dirty job!.
Victor Morales Landscaping LLC | Highland Ave | 207.570.8314 |
  Compelete landscaping services.

Charles Ramsay | 207.865.1110 |

  Complete landscaping services.
Lockhart Gardens | P.O. Box 54 | 207.766.5262 | llockhart64@myfairpoint.net
  Design, install, maintain perennial beds and rock gardens and more.

Lodging

Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial | 13 Eighth Maine Ave | 207.766.5086 |207.221.9299 fax | EighthMaineHost@EighthMaine.com | www.EighthMaine.com
  Living history museum and lodge.
Inn on Peaks | Island Ave | 207.766.5100 | www.innonpeaks.com | frontdesk@innonpeaks.com
  Restaurant,inn and special events.
Peaks Island House | Island Ave | 207.766.4400 | www.thepeaksislandhouse.com
  Restaurant and inn.
Room to Let by the Night | Rhonda Berg | 54 Pleasant Ave | 207.756.3450 | brhonda1@maine.rr.com
  Large room with queen size bed and sitting area. Private bath across the hall. Private entrance. $100/night.

Marine Services

Casco Bay Sailing | P.O. Box 10 | 207.766.2188 | karlsen@prodigy.net
  Sailing instruction and deliveries by U.S. Coast Guard licensed master mariner.
Lionel Plante Associates | 98 Island Ave | 207.766.2508 | lplante@maine.rr.com
  Barge Service

Odd Jobs

Call Paul | 10 Third St. | 207.415.4925 | www.callpaulbridges.com | anything@callpaulbridges.com
  Handyman.

Painting

Brad Burkholder Painting Services | 181 Island Ave | 207.766.2628
  Interior and exterior painting, wallpaper and light carpentry.
Dean Kamp | Epps St. | 207.653.7042 |
  Residential and commercial painting, interior and exterior.
Langella Construction Company | 382 Pleasant Ave | 207.766.3067 | 207.632.8229 |
  Interior and exterior painting.
Stack's Painting | Peter Stackhouse | 207.899.3770 | pstackhouse@maine.rr.com
  Interior and exterior painting. Specializing in older houses.

Pets

Island Veterinary Service and House Calls on the Mainland, Public Landing | 207.415.6505 | www.islandvetservice.com |

  Weekly visits by Dr. Flood, April - October. Providing dockside veterinary service and house calls by appointment only.

Professional Services

Tim Nihoff Studios| 3 D St. | 207.766.5960 | www.timnihoff.com | tim@timnihoff.com
  Illustration and graphic design for print, publishing, pictures books, logos and packaging.
Tim Nihoff Studios| 56 Island Avenue | 207.776.5576 | www.timnihoff.com | tim@timnihoff.com
  Illustration and graphic design for print, publishing, pictures books, logos and packaging.
Utowna Associates | P.O. Box 93 | 207.766.5514 | www.utowna.com| stevo1945@maine.rr.comt
  Project management consulting and training, including a certificate program at the University of New England.

Virtual Design | 54 Hussey Road | 207.332.5855 | www.virtual-design.ws| mark@virtual-design.ws

  Graphic design for the practical world.

Publishing

Phonebook Publishing | 51 Woods Road | 207.766.5997 | www.phonebookpublishing.com
  Publishes the Island (telephone) directory.
Peaks Island Business Association | P.O. Box 93 | 207.766.5514 | peaksislandtours@yahoo.com
  Publishes the Island Business and Services Directory.
Christine Cassidy | 683 Island Ave | 207.766.5174 | www.peaksislandcalendars.com
  Publisher of the new Peaks Island Calendar, Peaks Island Screensavers and Photography.

Real Estate Services

Harborview Properties, Rhonda Berg (Island Resident) | 47 India Street, Portland | 207.756.3450 | rberg@harborviewproperties.com
  Real estate sales and rentals.

Religious Groups

Brackett Memorial United Methodist Church |207.766.5013| brackettmumc@yahoo.com |www.brackettmumc.org

  Sunday worship fellow service 10am, church school/child care during the service. Coffee/Fellowship time follows the service. Building serves as a community venue for special events.

St. Christopher's Catholic Church |207.766.|

 

Holy Trinity Episcopal Chapel |Mary or David Haeger 207.766.3376|

  Held at the Brackett Memorial United Methodist Church each Sunday at 8am during July and August.

Peaks Island Quaker Meeting |10 New Island Avenue |207.766.5722| arthur@arthurfink.com |

  Holds a regular Quaker Meeting for worship most Sundays at 10am, call or email to confirm that meeting will be held.

Seamstress

A Stitch in Time | 93 New Island Ave | 207.766.2330
  Upholstery and slipcovers.

Taxi

Peaks Island Taxi | 207.518.0000 |

  The Peaks Island Taxi meets boats from 7:45am-8:45pm 7 days a week; otherwise, please call ahead. We do pick up and drop off at the ferry, pick up and delivery of groceries, freight, flowers, luggage, pizza and food from the mainland. The Taxi is perfect for wedding party transportation and for sightseeing on the back shore.
Portland Express Water Taxi | Portland | 207.415.8493 | www.portlandexpresswatertaxi.com
  Water taxi.

 
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This listing is compiled by the Peaks Island Business Association. To be listed or to edit your listing information, please send email to peaksislandtours@yahoo.com

Listings are accepted for businesses which meet the following criteria:

  1. The business is owned by an island resident or property owner or

  2. the business owner must conduct the majority of his-her business on Peaks Island.



Updated: 03 August, 2014