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Abigail Smith

Animal Welfare Society announces hiring of executive director

on Oct. 30, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
WEST KENNEBUNK, Maine — The board of directors of the Animal Welfare Society has announced the hiring of Abigail L. Smith. With an impressive background in animal welfare, Smith will serve as the shelter’s executive director beginning in January 2015.Most recently the chief animal services officer for the city of …
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RSU 13 Foodservice Director receives Rising Star Award

By Pete Orne on Oct. 30, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Rockland- Charles Butler, Foodservice Director for RSU 13, received the 2014 Rising Star Award from the Maine School Nutrition Association (MSNA). The award, presented at their fall conference in Bangor, honors emerging leaders in Maine school lunch and nutrition programs. “I am incredibly honored to receive this award from such …
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Maine Restaurant Association elects new chairman

By Rauni Kew on Oct. 29, 2014, at 3:48 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — During its annual meeting proceedings held at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 the board of the Maine Restaurant Association (MeRA) elected Tina Hewett-Gordon, General Manager of The Nonantum Resort, to a two year term as Chairman of the Board. The board of …
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David Van Slyke Elected President of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation Board of Directors

By Tiffany Reed on Oct. 28, 2014, at 2:46 p.m.
Preti Flaherty Attorney David Van Slyke Elected President of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation Board of Directors Portland, ME (October 28, 2014) — David Van Slyke, Chair of Preti Flaherty’s Environmental Practice Group, has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation. Founded in …
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New iCracked device technician to service Midcoast: Chris Quimby can repair devices in Belfast, Camden, Rockland

By ChrisQuimby on Oct. 28, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
MIDCOAST – When you are connected to the world through your phone, it can feel like that world is falling apart if your phone is damaged. And with the closest Apple Store in Portland, it can feel like an eternity – and a fortune – to get your world back …
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Julia Hatfield

Julia Hatfield joins the staff of New Hope for Women

By Diane on Oct. 28, 2014, at 9:32 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine, October 28, 2014—New Hope for Women is pleased to announce the addition of Julia Hatfield to its staff as a community-based advocate in Wiscasset. Hatfield will be responsible for providing direct-service advocacy, community outreach throughout Lincoln County, and support to victims of domestic and dating violence. Hatfield coordinated …
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86 healthcare practices in Maine recognized

on Oct. 27, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 has announced that 107 healthcare practices across Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts are being awarded for their commitment to excellence in obesity prevention by encouraging healthy eating and active living for patients and families. Eighty-six of them are in Maine. The physicians and office staff …
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Joe Bujold

MaineHealth names new trustees at annual meeting

on Oct. 23, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – MaineHealth, the state’s largest family of leading high-quality healthcare providers, announces new appointments to its 2014-15 board of trustees. Joseph M. Bujold Joe Bujold has served on the Board of Franklin Memorial Hospital/Franklin Community Health Network since 2007, and has held his current role of board chairman there …
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Gary Jones joins Bar Harbor Bank and Trust

By BHBTCathy on Oct. 22, 2014, at 7:31 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP Corporate Communications & Community Relations Bar Harbor Bank & Trust P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605 207-667-0660 x4655 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: October 22, 2014 TITLE: GARY JONES JOINS BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST Bar Harbor, Maine – Curtis C. Simard, President …
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First Transit’s Nick Promponas re-elected to APTA board

on Oct. 22, 2014, at 10:04 a.m.
CINCINNATI, Ohio –  Nick Promponas, First Transit’s senior vice president, was re-elected to the APTA Business Member Board of Governors. The announcement was made during the 2014 Meeting/EXPO of the American Public Transportation Association in Houston, Texas. First Transit operates public transportation in Maine. The Business Member Board of Governors is responsible …
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Caitlin Binette

Saco and Biddeford Savings Promotes Lisa Upton and Caitlin Binette

By Broadreach Public Relations on Oct. 21, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
For Immediate Release Contact: Linda Varrell Broadreach Public Relations 207-619-7350 SACO, Maine (October 21, 2014) – Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution recently promoted Lisa Upton to assistant branch manager in Scarborough and Caitlin Binette to deposit documentation specialist at the bank’s Operations Center. Upton, of Cape Elizabeth, joined the bank …
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Bernstein Shur

32 Bernstein Shur Attorneys Named New England Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Broadreach Public Relations on Oct. 21, 2014, at 12:55 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Gerrett 207-228-7111 32 Bernstein Shur Attorneys Named New England Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Peter Rubin Ranked as Top 100 New England Super Lawyers Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (October 21, 2014) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, …
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Liz Hayes

Liz Hayes named president/CEO of Infinity Federal Credit Union

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 21, 2014, at 10:43 a.m.
WESTBROOK, Maine — Infinity Federal Credit Union in Westbrook, ME named Liz Hayes as the new President/CEO of the $265 million institution. “We are pleased to welcome Liz Hayes as Infinity’s new President/CEO.  We believe she has the right mix of expertise and leadership to lead our credit union to …
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GO Logic Co-founders Named to Mainebiz’s “2014 Next List”

By Holly McBride on Oct. 21, 2014, at 10:04 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine – Mainebiz recently named GO Logic co-founders Alan Gibson and Matt O’Malia to its annual “2014 Next List,” which showcases innovative, creative thinkers and businesses taking the lead in Maine. Recognized as two of the top “ten people shaping the future of Maine’s economy” in Mainebiz’s October 6, 2014, edition, …
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Six Fisher and Phillips Attorneys Listed in “2014 New England Super Lawyers”

By Thom Householder on Oct. 21, 2014, at 10:03 a.m.
Attorneys recognized for expertise in labor and employment law for employers. Portland, Maine – Fisher and Phillips LLP, a leading national labor and employment law firm representing employers, today announced that six attorneys in its New England office are listed in the 2014 edition of New England Super Lawyers. Jonathan …
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Rudman Winchell Attorneys Paul W. Chaiken, David C. King, Frank T. McGuire, Edmond J. Bearor, and Blair A. Jones, Named New England Super Lawyers

By Jeff Solari on Oct. 21, 2014, at 10 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, Maine is proud to announce that Paul W. Chaiken, David C. King, Frank T. McGuire, Edmond J. Bearor and Blair A. Jones have been recognized by New England Super Lawyers for 2014. Attorney Allison A. Economy has been recognized as …
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From left are:  Saul Lerma of Lerma Transport, Inc., Jason Brooks of Brooksy, Inc., and Jack and Richard Webster of 6748067 Manitoba, Inc.

FedEx Ground names Entrepreneurs of the Year

on Oct. 20, 2014, at 3:23 p.m.
PITTSBURGH – FedEx Ground, the small-package ground unit of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), awarded one of its highest honors to three entrepreneurs whose small businesses provide transportation services for the company. Jason Brooks of Brooksy, Inc., in Bangor, Maine;  Saul Lerma of Lerma Transport, Inc., Yuma, Arizona; and Jack Webster of 6748067 Manitoba, Inc., Winnipeg, Canada, were …
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Libby Bischof

USM professor named to Maine State Museum Commission

on Oct. 20, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – A University of Southern Maine history professor has been named the newest member of the Maine State Museum Commission. Libby Bischof, USM associate professor of history in the Department of History and Political Science, under the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS), has been appointed by …
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John Doyle

EMHS names VP of finance and system controller

on Oct. 15, 2014, at 6:38 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – John J. Doyle has accepted the position of vice president of finance and system controller at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems. He replaces Jeffrey Sanford, who transitioned to EMHS Beacon Health as chief financial officer earlier this year. Doyle will join the EMHS family on Dec. 1, 2014. Doyle is a certified public …
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John B. Storer re-elected Maine director of New England Water Works Association

on Oct. 15, 2014, at 4:45 p.m.
HOLLISTON, Mass. – John B. Storer of Auburn has been re-elected state director for Maine by the New England Water Works Association, the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals. Storer is the superintendent of the Auburn Water and Sewerage Districts. Previously, he was a design engineer for …
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