Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Poor weather dampens holiday business

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (WGME) -- The weather is also putting a damper on holiday businesses.

Streets in Old Orchard Beach were less crowded than usual for the Fourth of July, which traditionally kicks off Maine's busy tourism season.

Some did get out this afternoon, to squeeze in some pier fries and ice cream before the rain arrived.

Local business owners say sales would be much better if the sun was out.

Typically, many businesses in Old Orchard Beach make 80% to 85% of their business during the summer months.