Bankrupt Thomaston Mills is to remain open this week past its official shutdown date of August 1 as it awaits news of a possible buyer, the Thomaston Times reported. The company, which just three months ago had a 1,400-strong workforce, how has 300 workers on its payroll. They are located in its sewing division, the company's warehouse and the head office. Most of them are completing the final remaining orders for customers.