Comments for: Empty beds, empty coffers: Why Maine’s rural nursing homes are facing an uncertain future

Posted June 13, 2014, at 10:17 a.m.
Last modified June 13, 2014, at 10:44 a.m.

When a nursing home in Calais abruptly closed its doors two years ago, the effects reverberated throughout the small Washington County community. Nearly 100 people lost their jobs. Local businesses said goodbye to paying customers. The town suffered the departure of a major taxpayer, which affected everything from sewer rates …

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