On the Job


Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County announces appointment of new executive director

By Michaelene Achorn on Sept. 22, 2016, at 8:55 a.m.
BELFAST — Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County has hired Meg Klingelhofer as its new executive director. She assumed her new duties Sept. 20. Klingelhofer has spent the past eight years as community education director with New Hope for Women, serving as part of the agency management team, supervising outreach …
New Staff members at Forest Hills School.

Forest Hills School welcomes new staff

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
JACKMAN, Maine — Five new staff members were welcomed by Forest Hills School to begin the 2016-17 school year. Dr. Kjerstin Winn accepted the position of high school science teacher. Winn earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota with her undergraduate studies at Orono and earned a …
Susan Crawford

New Branch Manager Leadership at University Credit Union

By Stephanie Beck on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:19 a.m.
Orono, Maine – University Credit Union, a full-service financial institution with branches across the state, is pleased to announce the following promotions to its branch management team in the past quarter: Branch Managers: Susan Crawford, Rangeley Road Branch in Orono. Crawford previously was the assistant branch manager at the Bangor …
Jack Woodcock

Bernstein Shur Welcomes Litigation Attorney Jack Woodcock

By Broadreach Public Relations on Sept. 08, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
PORTLAND and AUGUSTA, Maine and MANCHESTER, N.H. – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced the addition of Jack Woodcock as an associate in the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Woodcock joins the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where his practice will focus on commercial litigation and dispute …
Erich Herbert

Bangor Daily News hires Erich Herbert as digital sales manager

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 06, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — As part of its program to improve and extend its readers’ digital experience, while also increasing the value it returns to advertisers, the Bangor Daily News is pleased to announce its new Digital Sales Manager, Erich Herbert. A graduate of Northeastern University, Herbert’s varied background includes work …
Deborah Sanford, RN, MSN, MBA, vice president and chief nursing officer (from left); Richard Larrabee, CNA, nursing technician, NICU; Mikele Neal, RN, BSN, nurse manager, Women’s and Children’s Services; and Aida Poblador-Stevens, RN, MSN, director of nursing, Women’s and Children’s Services.

EMMC honors Richard Larrabee, CNA, with SUNSHINE Award

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Medical Center recently held a ceremony to honor this year’s nursing technicians nominated for the SUNSHINE Award, which stands for Smiling, Understanding, and Nurturing while Sharing a Helping hand In Nursing Excellence. This year’s winner is Richard Larrabee, CNA, from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Larrabee has …
Anne Ball

Anne Ball hired by Maine Development Foundation

on Aug. 29, 2016, at 1:18 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Development Foundation announced Anne Ball has been hired as interim program director for Maine Downtown Center. Ball has served as a consultant for MDC since 2012 and has been heavily involved in the success of the Healthy Maine Streets Program, Grants to Green, and Making …
Frank Benedict

Bangor Savings Bank welcomes new regional mortgage development manager

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:28 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Bangor Savings Bank welcomes Frank Benedict, vice president and regional mortgage development manager covering Cumberland and York counties. Benedict is located at the Bank’s 20 Marginal Way office. Prior to joining Bangor Savings Bank, Benedict served in mortgage operations, and most recently as a regional sales manager at TD Bank. …

Kennebunkport Resort management changes announced

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 11:34 a.m.
KENNEBUNKPORT — Bill Bamford, CFO and COO of the  Kennebunkport Resort Collection announced recently these management changes: * Corinne Finn-Heyl has taken the helm as the new general manager of Kennebunkport Inn and Cape Arundel Inn & Resort. She joins KRC from The White Barn Inn and Spa in Kennebunk. With …

Milbridge Commons Project hires park designers

By Susan Jordan Bennett on Aug. 25, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
MILLBRIDGE — The Women’s Health Resource Library and Maine Coast Heritage Trust are pleased to announce the selection of their new design team for the Milbridge Commons, a 4 acre parcel of conservation land on Main Street. Bruce John Riddell, Landscape Architect of Boothbay Harbor, and Eric Dube of Casco …
Eddy Karnabi, MD, PhD, FASE

Eastern Maine Medical Center welcomes cardiologist

By emmc on Aug. 22, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
BANGOR — Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Northeast Cardiology Associates welcomed recently Dr. Eddy Karnabi to its team of cardiologists. Karnabi, who prefers patients and colleagues call him by his first name, Eddy, began seeing patients at the end of July. Karnabi comes to the practice from the University of Miami …

Business consultant joins MDI Biological Laboratory board

By Stefanie Matteson on Aug. 18, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
BAR HARBOR — The board of trustees of the MDI Biological Laboratory announced recently the appointment of Ned Cloonan of Greenwich, Conn., to the board. Cloonan, a summer resident of Castine, is the principal of Ned Cloonan Associates, a consulting firm that advises senior executives and investors on business, government …

Skowhegan treatment plant operator retires

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN — Ken Turpel, treatment plant operator for Maine Water Company, has retired from the company after 13 years. Turpel began his career in the water profession in 1983, when he began working at the Pittsfield Water Department.  By 1985, he was superintendent of the town of Pittsfield Water and …

Architect firm in Portland hires four new staff members

By Susan Ransom on Aug. 11, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
PORTLAND — PDT Architects has expanded its staff by hiring architect Keegan Carmichael, architectural designers Alyssa Phanitdasack and Nick Conner, and administrative assistant Kirsten Stolte, all of Portland. Carmichael holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston Architectural College and worked most recently for Jeff Demers Design in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He …

Red Cross of Northern and Eastern Maine expands board of directors

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 7:58 a.m.
BANGOR — The American Red Cross of Maine announced recently the latest nominees to serve on its Eastern Maine Chapter board of directors. Lara Clark of Bouchard Cleaning and Restoration, Jennifer Curtis of Bangor Payroll and Sue Reid of Bangor Savings Bank are the latest additions to the board. Lara …

1 million injury-free hours and still counting at Hammond Lumber’s Belgrade store

on Aug. 04, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
BELGRADE — Between May 2012 and November 2015, the employees of Hammond Lumber Company’s Belgrade store worked more than one million consecutive hours without a job-related injury or illness that resulted in lost time. The National Safety Council recently recognized that accomplishment with its Million Work Hours Award. According to Hammond Safety Director …
PHOTO left to right: Randi Dubois, Katherine Morin

Two NMMC nurses earn national certification as critical care registered nurses

By Joanne Fortin on Aug. 04, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — James Reese, RN, Director of Nursing at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) announced that Randi Dubois and Katherine Morin have successfully met the requirements by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for national certification as Critical Care Registered Nurses (CCRN). Reese said, “The pursuit of specialty …
Philip Higgins, Jr., DMD, to Provide Dental Care at Helen Hunt Health Center

Philip Higgins, Jr., DMD, to Provide Dental Care at Helen Hunt Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Aug. 02, 2016, at 10:28 a.m.
Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Philip Higgins, Jr., DMD, has joined the dental staff of Helen Hunt Dental Center (HHHC) and will begin seeing patients in August 2016. Dr. Higgins is an experienced dentist and we are grateful that he will now provide dental care …
Pictured with two of her school nutrition program coworkers, at center is Lorette Albert. On her left is fellow employee Shelley Sirois and at right is Judy Bechard.

Madawaska School Department veteran employee will be honored Aug. 9

By Town of Madawaska on Aug. 01, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.
MADAWASKA — A 46-year veteran of the Madawaska School Department will be honored by the Maine School Nutrition Association for her years of dedicated service to the profession and serving the students of the Madawaska school system for more than four decades. Mrs. Lorette Roussel Albert served as a cafeteria …
Aroob Moin, DPM

Aroob Moin, DPM, podiatrist joins Brewer Medical Center

on July 27, 2016, at 12:39 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Aroob Moin, DPM, podiatrist, has joined the Penobscot Community Health Care medical staff at Brewer Medical Center. Dr. Moin’s specialty practice centers on all aspects of podiatric care, which involves diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle, including sprains and fractures, diabetic foot care, and the treatment of …