The large “Sorry We’re Closed” sign has been taken down, and business has returned to normal at Sagamore Beach ACE Hardware on Meetinghouse Lane. The store has gone back to being open seven days a week, and the staff which had, reportedly, walked out en masse, has returned.

Store manager Mark Krause said in an e-mail to the Enterprise this week that the store is “now under our previous owner,” and that “the staff is the same as it was before.” During a telephone interview, Mr. Krause confirmed that Richard Finkelstein is no longer the owner of the store. Asked who the new/previous store owner is, Mr. Krause would not give a name.

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