Julie Murchison Harris

Community News Editor

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SMMC’s Sleep Lab program located in the Goodall Health Center at 2 Livewell Drive in Kennebunk has received full accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

SMMC Sleep Lab receives program accreditation from AASM

By Julie Harris on Aug. 15, 2013, at 10:23 a.m.
 BIDDEFORD, Maine – Southern Maine Medical Center’s Sleep Lab in Kennebunk has received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. This five-year designation is only awarded to programs that meet or exceed all standards for professional health care by the AASM. These core standards include personnel, facility and …
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Fisher & Phillips attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’

By Julie Harris on Aug. 15, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Five attorneys in the New England office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, a leading national labor and employment law firm representing employers, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014® (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Regional Managing …
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Carol M. Carew appointed Bucksport health center executive director

By Julie Harris on Aug. 06, 2013, at 3:49 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine – Don Johnson, president of the Board of Directors for Bucksport Regional Health Center, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol M. Carew, RN, BSN, MBA, as the Health Center’s new executive director. Carol will take over from Jack Corrigan, who will retire after 30 years in the position. …

Births in Machias

By Julie Harris on Aug. 02, 2013, at 6:56 p.m.
Down East Community Hospital, Machias To Divinia Gabriel and Thomas Altvater, Pleasant Point, a daughter, Alionna Tora Gabriel Altvater, on July 31, 2013. To Hope Fitzsimmons and Christopher Grant, Lubec, a son, Kyle Austin Grant, on July 31, 2013.

Births in Aroostook County

By Julie Harris on Aug. 02, 2013, at 6:54 p.m.
Houlton Regional Hospital To Jonathan and Angela Buzbee, Houlton, a son, Declan James Mathieu Buzbee, on July 17, 2013. To Samantha Boxwell and Dustin Potter, Ludlow, a daughter, Lily Ann Potter, on July 19, 2013. To Marjorie Carton and Jordan Shaw, Houlton, a son, William Philip Shaw, on July 20, …
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Ed Botkin Showing in Tenants Harbor

By Ed Botkin on July 31, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
Ed Botkin, an oil painter, will hold his ninth annual art exhibit and sale at the Ocean View Grange in Tenants Harbor on August 16th through 18th from 10 AM to 5 PM. The Ocean View Grange is located on Route 131 between Tenants Harbor and Port Clyde. (On GPS: …
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Dream Local Digital’s Lesa Berard Promoted to People Operations Manager

By Dream Local Digital on July 29, 2013, at 12:15 p.m.
Dream Local Digital, Lesa BerardRockland, Maine — Dream Local Digital continues its growth plans, promoting Lesa Berard to People Operations Manager. Lesa is based in the company’s headquarters in Rockland, Maine and will be leading the effort in recruiting and developing new Dream Team members. During this time of significant …
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Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament to be held Aug. 3 and 4

By Julie Harris on July 24, 2013, at 10:49 a.m.
MARS HILL, Maine — The 22nd annual Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held Aug. 3 and 4, at the Mars Hill Country Club. This is an 18-hole four-person team scramble with many prizes. You can play Saturday or Sunday. For further information, contact the Mars Hill Country Club …
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UMA releases dean’s list for spring 2013

By Julie Harris on July 16, 2013, at 12:49 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The following Maine students are on the dean’s list for spring 2013 semester at the University of Maine at Augusta: Androscoggin Zachariah Beagle, Lewiston; Christopher Conner, Lisbon Falls; Anya Devoe Frahm, Auburn; Miranda Dixon, Lewiston; Lindsey Flagg, Livermore Falls; Stacie Gooldrup, Auburn; Kristy Gray, Poland; Robert Kilgore, …

‘Solution to Rising Waters in Waterfront Cities and Towns’ set at COA

By Julie Harris on July 16, 2013, at 11:39 a.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: Hannah Clark; 207-276-0775 MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, Maine — The Garden Club of Mount Desert presents “Solutions to Rising Waters in Waterfront Cities and Towns” featuring architect Matthew Baird 5-7 p.m. …

LePage presents ‘Outstanding Veteran of the Year’ awards to WWII veterans

By Julie Harris on July 11, 2013, at 3:25 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul R. LePage presented World War II  veterans Arnold Leavitt of Augusta and Estol “Mac” McClintock of Wellington with the Outstanding Veteran of the Year Awards. These certificates are given in appreciation to the veteran who shows leadership and support and consistently goes above and beyond for …
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Brewer resident to become centenarian

By Julie Harris on July 11, 2013, at 1:44 p.m.
BREWER, Maine – Cecelia Roy of Brewer Maine celebrates her 100th birthday on July 16. She is currently a resident of Woodlands Senior Living of Brewer where she is famously known as “Meme.” There will be a celebration held in her honor at Woodlands Senior Living where family and friends will gather …

Gray and Waterboro company settles federal health care excluded provider complaint

By Julie Harris on July 10, 2013, at 4:45 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Bridges of Maine LLC, a private nonprofit organization the provides services to children and adults with mental and physical disabilities and autism, has agreed to pay $99,100 to settle claims involving improper billing to MaineCare for services rendered by an excluded provider, according to a press release …

Winslow family praises Rural Development’s program to help with home ownership

By Julie Harris on June 27, 2013, at 6:23 p.m.
WINSLOW, Maine — USDA Rural Development highlighted Stephanie Basford and her three boys ages 9-17 as one of the latest families to receive help through its 502 Direct Single Family Housing Program in recognition of June as National Homeownership Month. USDA Rural Development has invested more than $2 billion in …
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The Damariscotta River Pirate Rendezvous on June 22 is all about fun and fundraising, especially for children. The event draws hundreds of children (such as this ferocious pirate) and is the primary fundraiser for Lincoln County Family Holiday Wishes, a Christmas season food and gift drive that assisted over 500 children and their families in 2012. (Photo by Don Dunbar/easternmaineimages.com)

Pirates large and small at Pirate Rendezvous on June 22

By Julie Harris on June 14, 2013, at 1:08 p.m.
 DAMARISCOTTA, Maine – The Damariscotta River Pirate Rendezvous promises a host of pirates both large and small to invade the Twin Villages in search of lost treasure on Saturday, June 22. “This is an event that is for and about children,” said Greg Latimer, event director of the Pirate Rendezvous, in a …

Births for Machias, Calais and Ellsworth April 28-June 4

By Julie Harris on June 07, 2013, at 1:33 p.m.
Down East Community Hospital, Machias To Ellen and Jason Sanchez, Bass Harbor, a son, Micah Roland Cole, on April 28, 2013. To Mitchell and Tamie White, Beals, a son, Silas Charles White, on June 4, 2013. Calais Regional Hospital May births To Lindsay Royer and Joseph Hanson, Calais, a son, …

Births for Machias, Bar Harbor May 13-April 28

By Julie Harris on May 31, 2013, at 3:24 p.m.
Down East Community Hospital, Machias Births May 13-29 To Cherish Mitchell and Isaac Jillson Sr., Perry, a son, Isaac Jillson Jr., on May 13, 2013. To Christopher and Monica Chipman, Milbridge, a daughter, Elena Rose Chipman, on May 14, 2013. To Victoria Cassella and Eric Lyons, Lubec, a son, Acheron …

Lincoln and Dover-Foxcroft births, March 22-May29

By Julie Harris on May 31, 2013, at 11:38 a.m.
Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft Births March 22-May 29 To Laura and Stephen Pollis, Greenville, a son, Bensyn Thomas Pollis, on March 22, 2013. To Amy Fagan-Cannon and Nicholas Cannon, Dover-Foxcroft, a daughter, Natalie Frances-Blaire Cannon, on April 29, 2013. To Billie Sprague and Eugene Kennett III, Milo, a son, Keith …

Attorney and former elementary school teacher Joseph Cassidy nominated for Washington County Community College president

By Julie Harris on May 22, 2013, at 3:52 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Joseph Cassidy, an attorney and former elementary and secondary school teacher who has taught education at Washington County Community College in Calais for the past nine years, has been nominated by Maine Community College System President John Fitzsimmons to be the next president of the institution. The …

Mom Prom to benefit RSU 20 Afterschool Program

By Julie Harris on May 08, 2013, at 11:34 a.m.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: The Boathouse, 34 Commercial St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-548-2320 BELFAST, Maine — The Mom Prom, a fundraising event to support the RSU 20 Afterschool Program, will be held 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at  The Boathouse, 34 Commercial …
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