The owner of Mamma Mia Gelateria in Jacksonville plans to open a second location in downtown Medford early next month.

The owner of Mamma Mia Gelateria in Jacksonville plans to open a second location in downtown Medford early next month.

William Prahl opened his first gelato shop on California Street in Jacksonville in April 2008.

Mamma Mia Gelateria will occupy a 1,200-foot space formerly occupied by American Hearing Aide Systems at 42 S. Central Ave., across from the Ginger Rogers Craterian Theater.

The shop will have two employees and operate 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The telephone number is 541-776-5252.

— Greg Stiles