It was announced today that craft store A.C. Moore will be closing nationwide. This includes three locations in Maine; Augusta, South Portland, and Bangor and more than 140 stores across the United States according to WMTW.

Details on closing dates will be specific to each location and will be announced in the near future. Up to 40 locations will be sold to The Michaels Companies Inc and reopen as Michaels. Augusta currently has a Michaels location near Regal Cinemas at The Marketplace at Augusta. Whether the A.C. Moore at Crossing Way in Augusta will close or become Michaels either adding to or replacing the existing Michaels is currently unknown.

If you currently have orders pending on the A.C. Moore website they will be fulfilled, however, no new orders will be accepted.