Comments for: Freeport restaurant owner blames bad economy for closing Jameson Tavern

Posted Feb. 25, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

FREEPORT | The owner of the historic Jameson Tavern blames his decision to shut its doors last week on hard economic times. “The recession hit us hard. We’ve been struggling for a couple years now,” John “Jack” Stiles said Tuesday. “I thought by leasing out the front to [textile …

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