Blue Hill Books was recently purchased by long-time employee Samantha Haskell ’10.Blue Hill Books was recently purchased by long-time employee Samantha Haskell ’10. Credit: Courtesy of Blue Hill Books

BLUE HILL — Samantha Haskell ’10’s recent purchase of Blue Hill Books is a vote of confidence in the viability of bookstores in the digital age.

In a sale finalized Feb. 1, Nick Sichterman and Mariah Hughs sold the store to Haskell, a long-time employee, in a privately arranged lease-to-buy agreement.

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