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Designlab Awards Summer Internship to Bryant College Business Student

By jessica masse on June 06, 2016, at 11:51 p.m.
Millinocket, Maine. Designlab, a graphic design and marketing firm located in downtown Millinocket, has awarded a paid summer internship to Bryant College Junior Kayla Michaud, of Wilbraham, Massachusetts. The internship begins June 20 through July 29, 2016. Kayla Michaud is Junior at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, where she …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Offers Community Defibrillator Service

By jessica masse on June 06, 2016, at 1:41 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT. As part of its commitment to making the Maine Highlands one of the safest and most heart-healthy regions in the state, Mayo Regional Hospital offers Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) for public use in regional events. Mayo has provided this service to local businesses and workplaces over the past seven …
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Photo L:R: David McDermott, Medical Director; Denise Scuderi, VP Patient Care Services; Drs. Zaher Oueida and Robert Maxson of the Sound Physician's Mayo Team.

Mayo Regional Hospital Awarded PX Achievement Award

By jessica masse on May 12, 2016, at 12:22 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, ME. Sound Physicians announced that Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine is the winner of the PX Achievement Award in Q1 2016. The PX Achievement Award is awarded quarterly to a hospital in the Eastern United States for superior patient experience (PX). Patient experience is evaluated based on a …
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The Town of Lincoln Economic Development Committee launches social media contests to promote Lincoln’s lakes and lifestyle

By jessica masse on April 13, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
LINCOLN, Maine. The Town of Lincoln Economic Committee, comprised of 11 local business owners, community members and town employees, has launched a Kayak giveaway contest and a Lincoln Theme Song contest over the last month to bring attention to the town’s lakes and lifestyle. The Kayak Giveaway contest, won by …
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Portland’s BTS Center’s Bearings Blog Wins Two National Awards

By jessica masse on April 04, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
The BTS Center’s Bearings Blog Wins Two DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards for Communications Excellence Portland, Maine. April 4, 2016. The BTS Center’s blog, Bearings: Navigating Life-as-Ministry, has won two DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards of Excellence from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC), a national interfaith association of religion communicators at work in print and electronic …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Receives National Recognition for Overall Excellence in Patient Experience

By jessica masse on Nov. 19, 2015, at 1:30 p.m.
Dover Foxcroft, ME. (11.19.2015) – Mayo Regional Hospital today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Patient Perspectives, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation. Mayo Regional Hospital’s …
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Hospital CEO elected to American College of Healthcare Executives Council of Regents

By jessica masse on Nov. 19, 2015, at 1:07 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine –Marie E. Vienneau, president and CEO of Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover Foxcroft, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Vienneau will take office at the Council of Regents meeting March 12, during ACHE’s 59th Congress on …
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From left to right: Ron Smith, Brad Ellis, Dr. Dave McDermott, and Bruce Marshall.

Mayo Regional Hospital Honors Veterans in Veterans Day Ceremony

By jessica masse on Nov. 13, 2015, at 9:26 a.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, ME. (11.11.2015) – Mayo Regional Hospital honored local and national veterans during a wreath dedication ceremony held at the hospital. The event was attended by community members, hospital staff, and local veterans who came to show support and appreciation for the community’s veterans and their families. The ceremony opened …
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The Town of Lincoln Unveils New Logo as Part of Its Re-branding Effort

By jessica masse on Oct. 22, 2015, at 12:02 p.m.
LINCOLN, Maine. The Town of Lincoln has a new logo. The town’s logo was unveiled to the public at an Economic Development Committee meeting at the town office on October 20, 2015. The logo features the town name, date of establishment, and a loon. “The loon is a fantastic symbol …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Wins “Most Improved Award” for Worker Safety

By jessica masse on Oct. 19, 2015, at 2:21 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Mayo Regional Hospital’s Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Committee accepted the Most Improved Award for Worker Safety on 10.15.2015 from the Synernet Worker’s Compensation Fund. The award was announced in Rockland on 9.18.2015 at its annual Fund meeting. Synernet, Inc is the workers compensation insurance company that insures …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Offers Community Defibrillator Service

By jessica masse on July 21, 2015, at 4:36 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT: As part of its commitment to making the Maine Highlands one of the safest and most heart-healthy regions in the state, Mayo Regional Hospital has purchased four portable Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) available for public use in regional events. Mayo has provided this service to local businesses and workplaces …
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Medway design and marketing firm, Designlab, is awarded top honors in national 21st Annual Communicator Awards

By jessica masse on June 11, 2015, at 11:50 a.m.
MEDWAY, Maine. The winners of the 2015 Communicator Awards have been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts in New York City, and Designlab of Medway, Maine, has won two top awards and one award of distinction. With over 6000 entries received from across the US and around …
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135 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, Maine

Area Business Purchases Historic Building in Downtown Millinocket

By jessica masse on March 20, 2015, at 4:23 p.m.
Millinocket, Maine. Designlab, a graphic design and marketing firm located in Medway, Maine, has purchased a commercial building in downtown Millinocket, and plans to open offices at the 135 Penobscot Ave location at the end of summer 2015. Closing on the property took place on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Establishes Weekly Cardiology Clinic

By jessica masse on March 19, 2015, at 3:57 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Following last month’s announcement of Mayo Regional Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Harper’s acceptance of a position in Lewiston, Mayo Regional Hospital will be establishing a weekly Cardiology clinic in collaboration with St. Joseph Hospital beginning in July, 2015. The weekly clinic will allow patients to continue to seek …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Contracts with New Hampshire Company for Patient Statement Printing

By jessica masse on March 18, 2015, at 4:48 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. As part of continuing efforts to increase operating efficiency, Mayo Regional Hospital has contracted with a New Hampshire based company to print and mail patient statements, and to handle return mail or undeliverable addresses. On March 13, 2015 the first set of newly designed statements were printed and …
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From L to R: Cal Wilson, Director of Mayo Materials Management, Milo Fire & Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Black, Milo Fire & Rescue Fire Chief Dave Preble, and Mayo Regional Hospital President & CEO Marie Vienneau.

Mayo Regional Hospital Donates Life Saving Automated External Defibrillator to Milo Fire & Rescue

By jessica masse on Feb. 18, 2015, at 2:33 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. On February 17, 2015, Mayo Regional Hospital President & CEO Marie Vienneau presented an AED unit to Milo Fire & Rescue Fire Chief Dave Preble. Purchase of the AED was made possible by the Dennis Allen Memorial Golf Tournament Fund. The fund was named in honor of Dennis …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Harper to Accept Position at Central Maine Medical Center

By jessica masse on Feb. 18, 2015, at 1:52 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Mayo Regional Hospital announced today that cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Harper has tendered her resignation effective May 4, 2015. Dr. Harper has accepted a position in Lewiston at Central Maine Medical Center and is excited to work with cardiology colleagues at Central Maine Heart Associates. “Dr. Harper was well …
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The BTS Center continues a 99-year-old tradition of Bangor Theological Seminary by hosting Convocation 2015: Gifts of The Dark Wood in South Portland, Maine.

By jessica masse on Jan. 21, 2015, at 11:58 a.m.
South Portland, Maine. January 26-27, 2015. The BTS Center, mission successor to Bangor Theological Seminary, continues a century-old tradition of bringing together nationally recognized speakers to share ideas and perspectives on key religious questions of the day. Featured speakers at Convocation 2015, which will take place at the Marriott at …
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Mayo Regional receives $250,000 memorial gift to relocate, improve Oncology Department

By jessica masse on Jan. 19, 2015, at 3:50 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Mayo Regional Hospital CEO Marie Vienneau met with Jane Hibbard-Merrill and her husband Charles, in December to discuss a $250,000 donation from the family to relocate and improve Mayo’s Oncology Services. The family’s vision for the project includes relocating Mayo’s present Oncology Services Department from the original Mayo …
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Mayo Regional Hospital Honor Veterans with Wreath Dedication

By jessica masse on Nov. 12, 2014, at 2:06 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft, ME. (11.11.2014) – Mayo Regional Hospital honored local and national veterans this morning during a wreath dedication ceremony, held at the hospital. The event was attended by community members, hospital staff, and local veterans who came to show support and appreciation for the community’s veterans and their families. The …