This week the Buzz is bowling, boot camping and on the move.

First up: Strikes and gutter balls are back, Lewiston.

After closing in early May, Sparetime Recreation on Mollison Way will reopen Wednesday as Just-In-Time Recreation.

Justin and Samantha Juray of Sabattus bought the bowling alley in April after its longtime owner was finally ready to close the doors, having gone nine years with the business on the market without a buyer.

Justin Juray said at the time that he and his wife had bowled there for years and had considered buying another bowling alley in the past.

They’ve been busy the past four months at this one, adding a bar, a sit-down dining area and expanding the kitchen. They’ve also updated the bathrooms and painted all of the walls.

Just-In-Time Recreation will be open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

CHANGES IN AUBURN

Treworgy & Baldacci, a real estate closing services company, moved over the weekend from 223 Main St. in Auburn to 4,020 square feet in a new building at 1896 Lisbon St. in Lewiston.

Nick Lucas from The Boulos Co. arranged the lease.

Corey St. Pierre, Treworgy & Baldacci’s marketing director, said the move was about needing more space.

“When we opened in Auburn five years ago, it was just with two people,” St. Pierre said. “We now have a team of 14! Though we love the spot we (were) in, we simply outgrew it. Our new spot has plenty of room for multiple closings and parking for everyone.”

The company has two other offices, in Bangor and Scarborough.

And over on Center Street in Auburn, Pep Boys’ retail location is no more.

According to a sign on the door at 305 Center St., “the service center will continue accepting customers at their regular hours.”

VehicleServicePros.com reported last spring that Advance Auto Parts would be leasing the retail space at 109 Pep Boys in California while leaving the Pep Boys Service Centers intact.

Pep Boys’ CEO said in a statement at the time: “The agreement this year will provide us with an opportunity to refresh our service center locations and reinvest in the market to meet emerging customer needs, particularly as demand for electric vehicle service grows in the region.”

It’s unclear what, if anything, will move into the space in Auburn. A request for comment to Pep Boys’ media relations wasn’t answered Tuesday afternoon and no permits have been taken out recently for the space, according to the city code office.

 

CREATING COMMUNITY

Aaron Gould had worked in health care for nearly a decade, first as a paramedic then a registered nurse, when a medical issue laid him low in 2009.

“In the course of being sick, I gained a bunch of weight,” said Gould, 45.

Aaron Gould, a registered nurse and personal trainer, opened Unbreakable Health and Fitness in Lisbon Falls. Submitted photo

Getting healthy again, and eventually losing more than 70 pounds, brought him to a new place and new career.

He’s opened Unbreakable Health and Fitness at 501 Lisbon St. in Lisbon Falls as a personal trainer and nutrition coach offering small group and one-on-one coaching and classes, and soon this fall, outdoor boot camps.

Gould has also started the business by offering free community classes three times a week.

“I wanted to create something that was accessible to as many people as I could,” he said. “I want to be able to create community here — I think it’s super important for people’s journey. When I was having my own struggles, I think back and I didn’t have that community. I didn’t have that help and kind of wished I had.”

Quick hits about business comings, goings and happenings. Have a Buzzable tip? Contact staff writer Kathryn Skelton at 689-2844 or [email protected]

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