Popular Maine doughnut shop closes temporarily due to coronavirus outbreak

Congdon’s Donuts in Wells is closing temporarily due to the coronavirus outbreak in the state.Sunday was the last day the popular doughnut shop was open until the pandemic subsides.The owners said they made the decision to close because of the health risks to their staff.Over the past few weeks, thousands of customers have visited Congdon’s through their drive thru. Some donated hundreds of rolls of toilet paper, face masks and other essentials to distribute to the community.”We’ve been blessed and been real busy, and that’s kinda cool. We appreciate all the support from the community all the way around, but we’re going to shut it down for a few weeks and just kinda see what happens. I hope to open it real soon,” owner Gary Leach said.Leach said they’ve been so busy recently that the drive thru has been backed up as long as 40 cars deep.

Congdon’s Donuts in Wells is closing temporarily due to the coronavirus outbreak in the state.

Sunday was the last day the popular doughnut shop was open until the pandemic subsides.

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The owners said they made the decision to close because of the health risks to their staff.

Over the past few weeks, thousands of customers have visited Congdon’s through their drive thru. Some donated hundreds of rolls of toilet paper, face masks and other essentials to distribute to the community.

“We’ve been blessed and been real busy, and that’s kinda cool. We appreciate all the support from the community all the way around, but we’re going to shut it down for a few weeks and just kinda see what happens. I hope to open it real soon,” owner Gary Leach said.

Leach said they’ve been so busy recently that the drive thru has been backed up as long as 40 cars deep.