Stories about Eastern Maine Medical Center

Lisa Barnett (left), a clinical care nurse in Eastern Maine Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit, visits with Trisha Pete (middle), husband Dave Pete, and Caroline, their 14-month-old daughter who spent two months under NICU care after being born 27 weeks premature at 2 pounds, 6 ounces. Their reunion was one of many at the 30th annual EMMC NICU reunion.

EMMC neonatal nurses renew bonds with extended families

By Andrew Neff on May 06, 2012, at 8:58 p.m.
In this undated photo provided by the family, Aileen Dannelley holds her baby, Savannah, at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill. The one-month-old baby is being treated with methadone for withdrawal while she and her mother both fight addiction to powerful prescription painkillers.

Number of US babies born suffering from drug withdrawals triples

By LINDSEY TANNER, The Associated Press on April 30, 2012, at 4:15 p.m.

12-hour dance at UMaine to benefit pediatric care

The Associated Press on March 31, 2012, at 12:06 p.m.
Darby gets a pat and smile from Frances, who is about to be discharged from Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Nurse’s dog does the job on her days off

By Robin Clifford Wood on Feb. 02, 2012, at 11:41 a.m.

Performance sparking a discussion about death

on Oct. 19, 2011, at 9:01 p.m.

Carmel woman hurt in crash, missing dog found

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 06, 2011, at 8:31 p.m.

Bangor police investigating possible drug-related illnesses

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 05, 2011, at 10:16 p.m.
Dr. Anthony T. Ng (right), medical director of Acadia Hospital's psychiatric emergency services, speaks about the dangers of bath salts to a packed house at Gracie Theatre at Husson University on Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. Ng was one of four guest speakers at the forum, which was hosted by Mike Dow (left) and Mike Elliot (center) of the Mike and Mike show on Kiss 94.5 FM.

Bangor conference explores medical, police response to bath salts problem

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 05, 2011, at 9:22 p.m.

Danforth man seriously hurt in bird hunting accident

on Oct. 04, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.

Maine gets a B for hospital comfort care

By Meg Haskell on Oct. 04, 2011, at 5:38 p.m.
Matthew Stuart

Belgrade man on eve of 21st birthday accused of assaulting police officer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 03, 2011, at 7:38 p.m.

Bangor police, Acadia Hospital to host bath salts conference Wednesday

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 03, 2011, at 5:24 p.m.
State police and emergency officials responded to a vehicle which veered off of Interstate 95 southbound near the Coldbrook Exit 180 late Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2011.

Three hurt in separate interstate crashes

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 30, 2011, at 8:29 p.m.

UMaine student struck by car identified, recuperating well

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 29, 2011, at 9:10 p.m.

Car strikes student at UMaine

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 28, 2011, at 10:06 p.m.
Bangor Fire and rescue personnel remove a female victim from the scene of motorcycle accident on Odlin Road in Bangor on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011.

Car rear-ends motorcycle at Bangor intersection, injuring two riders

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 26, 2011, at 7:20 p.m.
Noah Kreuz swaps out of his swim gear into his biker mode after the first part of the 6-9 year-old triathlon held at the University of Maine in Orono, Sunday Sept. 25, 2011.

Annual Cub Tracks Triathlon attracts 159 youths

By Andrew Neff on Sept. 25, 2011, at 6:09 p.m.

Ashland police chief and second victim in moose accident remain hospitalized

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 23, 2011, at 4:36 p.m.

Man attacks two women in Bangor McDonald’s, police say

By Anthony Takacs on Sept. 23, 2011, at 4:18 p.m.

Hospital drug shortages costly in Maine, elsewhere

By Linda A Johnson, The Associated Press on Sept. 23, 2011, at 12:41 p.m.