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Angela Duran

Two join Clark Insurance’s Portland office

on Dec. 29, 2014, at 2:53 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Angela Duran, a native and resident of Gorham, has joined the Personal Insurance Department as an account manager. She has 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. Tiffany Richards, a native of Portland and resident of Windham, also has joined the Personal Insurance Department as an account manager. …
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Bramley named managing director at Berman and Simmons

By Trevor Maxwell on Dec. 26, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine – Attorney Craig Bramley of Cumberland has been named Managing Director at Berman & Simmons, the leading personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in Maine. Bramley specializes in representing patients in medical malpractice cases. He has teamed with attorney Julian Sweet for the past 15 years. Together …
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Steve Byrnes, New JMG Board Chair

New Board Members Bring Experience, Passion to Jobs for Maine’s Graduates

By Lisa813 on Dec. 26, 2014, at 2:40 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Jobs for Maine’s Graduates is happy to welcome several new members to its Board of Directors. The group brings a fresh perspective, experience and passion to an organization striving to improve the state’s economy by preparing Maine students for success in the workforce. New to the board …
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Chris Fogg

Maine Tourism Association board selects CEO

on Dec. 26, 2014, at 12:51 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Tourism Association has announced that Chris Fogg has been unanimously selected by the Board of Directors to hold the position of Chief Executive Officer for the Maine Tourism Association effective February 2, 2015. Chris brings more than eight years of Maine tourism experience with him from the …
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Calvin K. Woo Elected as Partner at Verrill Dana

By Aaron Harris on Dec. 26, 2014, at 12:21 p.m.
Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that attorney Calvin K. Woo has been elected as a Partner of the firm. Calvin currently practices from the firm’s Stamford, CT office and will be resident in Westport, CT as of January 1, 2015, when Verrill Dana and Levett Rockwood are officially combined …
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John Doughty

R. M. Davis Promotes John D. Doughty, of Falmouth

By Broadreach Public Relations on Dec. 16, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (December 16, 2014) – R. M. Davis recently promoted John D. Doughty, Vice President and Chair of the Investment Committee, to Director of Research at the firm’s headquarters in Portland. Doughty leads the firm’s research analysts in all aspects of work, from vetting companies of interest as investment …
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Reproductive geneticist Ewelina Bolcun-Filas joins JAX faculty

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Ewelina Bolcun-Filas, Ph.D., who studies the genes and processes involved in the development of healthy eggs and sperm, has joined The Jackson Laboratory faculty as an assistant professor. “Many genetic and environmental factors have been linked to reproductive disorders such as infertility, birth defects or premature …
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Rod Hiltz

State Employees Association names new executive director

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 4:28 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine State Employees Association, Local 1989 of the Service Employees International Union Board of Directors has promoted Rod Hiltz, a longtime Maine unionist who most recently served as a member of the union’s senior management team, to become the union’s new executive director. Hiltz, 55, of …
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Alvion and Cindy Kimball of the Orland House B&B accept the Innkeeper of the Year Award from Connie Russell of the Samoset Resort.

Alvion Kimball receives 2014 Innkeeper of the Year Award

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Innkeepers Association presented Alvion Kimball of the Orland House B&B with the coveted Innkeeper of the Year Award at its annual meeting held Nov. 6, at Point Lookout Resort in Northport, announced MEIA President and CEO, Greg Dugal. Connie Russell of the Samoset Resort presented the …
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Richard Malaby receives Innkeepers 2014 Community Service Award

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Innkeepers Association presented Rep. Richard Malaby of the Crocker House Country Inn in Hancock  with the  2014 Community Service Award at its annual meeting held Nov. 6, at Point Lookout Resort in Northport, announced MEIA President and CEO, Greg Dugal.  The Community Service award is presented …
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Leanne Hewey is presented with the Special Service Award by Peter Daigle, CEO of Lafayette Hotels at the annual meeting of the Maine Innkeepers Association.

Leeanne Hewey wins Innkeepers 2014 Special Service Award

on Dec. 16, 2014, at 3:29 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Innkeepers Association  presented Leeanne Hewey of The Vacationland Inn with the 2014 Special Service Award at its annual meeting held Nov. 6, at Point Lookout Resort in Northport, announced MEIA President and CEO, Greg Dugal. This award is presented annually to a person who has actively contributed to …
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Miles Theeman

EMHS Announces Miles Theeman’s Retirement

By Karen Cashman on Dec. 16, 2014, at 12:20 p.m.
EMHS president and CEO Michelle Hood has announced the upcoming retirement of Miles Theeman, EMHS vice president, chief sales and marketing officer. Theeman’s last day will be April 4, 2015. In making the announcement, Hood pointed to Theeman’s deep roots in Maine, and his absolute passion for serving Maine people …
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Karin Cole

Mercy Hospital’s Dr. Cole becomes Fellow of American College of Surgeons

on Dec. 15, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Dr. Karin Cole was among 1,640 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s 2014 annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco, Calif., last month.  This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest …
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WWC Aroostook ambassador to hold open house for new practice

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 15, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community Aroostook Ambassador Sarah McLean is opening Change in Mind Counseling, LLC, her new psychotherapy practice in downtown Presque Isle. McLean invites all Aroostook friends and colleagues to stop in for her open house 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, 480 Main St., …
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NMMC Nurse Attends International Conference on Forensics

By Joanne Fortin on Dec. 15, 2014, at 12:26 p.m.
Jeanette Michaud, a registered nurse employed at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), attended the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice from October 22nd to the 25th. The conference was hosted by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), who is the recognized authority on forensic nursing. The IAFN …
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Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jerry Michaud

Old Town man stationed on cutter Hamilton

on Dec. 10, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine — Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jerry P Michaud, son of Claudette and Jerry Michaud of Old Town, is stationed on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, stationed in Charleston, South Carolina. The Hamilton is the fourth Cutter in the Legend class and is the only one stationed …
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Putney hires Catherine Conaty as VP of finance and controller

By Susan Hanley on Dec. 10, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Putney, Inc., a rapidly growing pharmaceutical company focused on the development and sale of generic prescription medicines for pets, has hired Catherine Conaty as Vice President of Finance & Controller, reporting to Putney CFO, William McKee. Conaty joins Putney’s senior management team to lead the finance department …
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 Front row, left to right: Saint Joseph’s College associate professor of business administration John Zerillo, Marisa McCray, and Elizabeth Schran, Saint Joseph’s director of corporate and foundation relations. Back row, left to right: Senator Anne Haskell, Representative Andrew McLean, Representative Don Marean, Senator Bill Diamond, and Representative Patrick Corey.

Higher Education Assistance Foundation awards scholarship to Marisa McCray of Saint Joseph’s College

on Dec. 09, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
STANDISH, Maine – The trustees of the Higher Education Assistance Foundation have announced the awarding of a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Marisa McCray, a business–accounting major at Saint Joseph’s College. She is a graduate of John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor.She received her award on December 5 at …
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Eastport Health Care CEO Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung presents the award to Dr. Wendy Wolf, president and CEO of the Maine Health Access Foundation.

Health Foundation president receives award for improving access to healthcare

on Dec. 08, 2014, at 10:50 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Dr. Wendy Wolf, president and CEO of Maine Health Access Foundation, was honored by the Maine Primary Care Association as the recipient of their prestigious President’s Award. MEPCA Board member and Eastport Health Care CEO Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung presented the award citing Dr. Wolf’s work to  improve access …
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Trish Riley

NASHP names Trish Riley new executive director

on Dec. 05, 2014, at 1:11 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The National Academy for State Health Policy has named Trish Riley as its next executive director. In her new role, Riley will work with state health policy officials, NASHP leadership and staff to identify and address emerging issues and lead NASHP’s research and policy analysis agenda to support and …
 
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