Maine Governor Janet Mills’ administration revokes Sunday River Brewing Co. license; owner closes restaurant

May 2, 2020 in News, Video by RBN Staff

by Gabrielle Mannino (NEWS CENTER Maine), Hannah Dineen (NEWS CENTER Maine)

Health & liquor inspectors revoked Sunday River Brewing licenses Friday. Owner Rick Savage initially defied Gov Janet Mills coronavirus order, but closed late Friday

BETHEL, Maine — Rick Savage, the owner of Sunday River Brewing Co. in Bethel, kept his word and opened his doors to the public on Friday, defying Gov. Janet Mills’ Executive Order during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Savage, health and liquor license inspectors were on scene Friday and revoked both of the restaurant’s licenses. Savage said he would continue to operate, but late Friday afternoon, Savage posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page that Sunday River brewing Co. was closed until further notice.