Hideaway Diner lost to foreclosure, headed to auction

By Ethan Andrews | Apr 15, 2017
Photo by: Ethan Andrews After closing late last year, Hideaway Diner on Route 1 in Northport is scheduled to be sold at auction.

Northport — A fixture along the coastal route south of Belfast quietly closed over the winter and is slated for public auction this week.

Hideaway Diner, located at 1285 Atlantic Highway (Route 1), was run by Doris and Ed Moran from 2001 until December of last year. Camden National Bank in late December 2016 got a judgement of foreclosure against the Morans for failure to make good on a U.S. Small Business Administration loan.

Other liens on the property include debts of more than $10,000 to Maine Department of Labor Bureau of Unemployment Compensation and $148,885 to the Internal Revenue Service.

Just before Christmas the Morans announced on the diner's Facebook page that they were retiring. The Republican Journal was not immediately able to reach them for comment.

Keenan Auction Company will hold a public auction at the property April 18 at 1 p.m.

The restaurant building with an upper floor apartment stands on 1.18 acres and was most recently assessed by the town of Northport at $147,600.

Comments (1)
Posted by: William Kulbe | Apr 17, 2017 08:32

So sorry for them and sad for the community.  They ran their business with integrity and a smile and the Hideaway will be missed

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