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2014-04-28 23:09:17

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) in Millinocket, Maine, has hired Robert Peterson as chief executive officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, Peterson will assume his new duties at MRH on June 1, 2014. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions...

2014-01-23 23:24:34

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer search for Millinocket Regional Medical Center in Millinocket, Maine. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm...

2008-09-29 14:41:13

By JONI AVERILL The Millinocket Community Garden of Hope, wrote Jan Moore, will be a Pink Tulip Garden "in honor of all the women who have touched our lives who have been affected by breast cancer." The Women's Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket has ordered more than 200 pink tulip bulbs for the garden, 100 to be planted and 100 to sell, Moore wrote. From your $3 donation, $1 "will pay to provide one bulb for the garden in memory of, or in honor of someone; $1...

2008-09-19 15:00:45

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LEE - The communities of SAD 30 will remain among the approximately 25 towns of the proposed Regional School Unit 17, school officials said Thursday. The SAD 30 board of directors unanimously agreed during a special meeting last week that its towns will not opt to form an alternative organizational structure with Katahdin area schools, said Scott Maxwell, the board's vice chairman. "I was kind of in favor of an AOS but an RSU will work," Maxwell...

2008-09-17 15:00:32

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Another nine workers will be laid off by Friday at the paper mill on Katahdin Avenue as management continues the mill mothballing process, officials said Tuesday. "It keeps shifting on us," said Glenn Saucier, the mill's Personnel Department director. "We keep finding more work with winterizing the facility." Nine workers at Katahdin Paper Co. LLC's plant in Millinocket were laid off last week. Mill managers expect that as many as 208...

2008-09-15 15:00:34

MILLINOCKET - Katahdin Valley Health Center honored state Rep. Anne Perry, D-Calais, as the recipient of KVHC's State Legislative Award at its board of directors meeting held at the Young House last month. During National Community Health Center Week, KVHC publicly recognizes a member of the Legislature in recognition and appreciation of that member's efforts as an advocate for health centers. KVHC Chief Executive Officer Durward Humphrey presented this year's award to Perry. Perry...

2008-09-12 15:00:26

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Referring to the indefinite shutdown of the Katahdin Paper mill as "totally unnecessary," Town Councilor Scott Gonya on Thursday called upon mill parent company Brookfield Asset Management to name former mill Manager Serge Sorokin chief executive officer of Katahdin Paper. The idea was Gonya's latest in his fight to keep the mill operational. The facility ceased production on Sept. 2 when cleanup operations began. While 208 employees...

2008-09-02 15:00:26

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - The Katahdin Avenue paper mill, which was due to cease production today, will stay open until at least the middle of next week and could return to a biomass-fueled plant as early as April 2009, union officials said Monday. Katahdin Paper Co. LLC officials announced Aug. 26 that the mill would close on or about Sept. 2 because of a lack of work orders - a point workers dispute - and the burgeoning cost of heating oil, the mill's sole...

2008-09-02 15:00:26

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF MILLINOCKET - Gov. John Baldacci will hold a multibillion-dollar Toronto-based conglomerate to its promise to reopen the Katahdin Avenue mill before he acts on other options, he said Saturday. Baldacci was responding to millworker and Town Councilor Scott Gonya's proposal Thursday that the town should seriously consider using eminent domain to seize the mill. The Katahdin Paper Co. LLC mill is due to shut down indefinitely because of the high cost...

2008-08-19 15:00:50

I am thinking that it is high time that the Land Use Regulation Commission and Augusta decide to do what is best for the people of Maine instead of accommodating out-of-state big money in projects like Plum Creek. This project will destroy the ecology of Maine for the benefit of playgrounds for the out-of-state rich, sacrificing our environment, our wild life, our quality of life - once gone, gone forever. Tourists who come to enjoy the unique beauty of Maine are welcome - wealthy destroyers...


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