Business & economy

Longtime Vale restaurant on the sale block

The Starlite Café in Vale is up for sale and owner Sharon Bannon said the deal could be finished by early July. (The Enterprise/Angelina Katsanis).

VALE – The longtime owner of the Starlite Café said last week she is in the final stage of the sale of the local restaurant.

Sharon Bannon said the sale to Falconview LLC, a Meridian investment firm, will most likely be complete by early July.

Bannon owned the café at 152 Clark St. N. for 15 years but said she decided it was time to devote more time to her family.

“I am not a young chickadee anymore,” said Bannon.

Bannon said she sold the restaurant for “around $300,000.”

“I will miss being around the employees. But I think . . .