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Aroostook Medical Center CEO resigns

Sylvia Getman, president and CEO of The Aroostook Medical Center and senior vice president of Eastern Maine Healthcare System, has stepped down, the parent company said Monday.

DOL investigating unpaid wages claim from Merrymeeting employees

Approximately 180 employees who were abruptly left without work following the closure of the Brunswick-based Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates are scrambling to make sense of what to do next.

Sudden closure of mental health care provider leaves 180 jobless

The Brunswick-based Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates abruptly ceased operations one week earlier than expected — leaving nearly 180 employees without work.

Transportation providers expand routes following CTI closure

A pair of transportation companies in Belfast and Lewiston-Auburn will assume control of public transportation services in Maine's midcoast region following the announced closure of Coastal Trans...

Zoning changes could get green light as dispensary looks to move

Maine Organic Therapy in Ellsworth, a state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary, is looking to relocate from its current location off of Bucksport Road, but before that can happen, Ellsworth...

Closure of mental health care provider leaves 170 jobless

The Brunswick-based Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates notified town officials on Monday that it will be shuttering on April 22, leaving roughly 170 people without work.

Amid lawsuit, Bangor social service firm files Chapter 11

Getchell Agency Inc., a Bangor-based social service provider, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid a court case with former employees and growing tension with the state over overnight...

State, feds at odds over how to address Community Health Options' financial woes

James McCarthy |

The federal government has rebuffed a proposal submitted by Eric Cioppa, superintendent of Maine's Bureau of Insurance, to seek a court order to temporarily take control of Lewiston-based Community...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Sagadahoc is Maine's healthiest county

James McCarthy |

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 2016 County Health Rankings, an annual snapshot comparing the overall health of nearly every county in the nation, identifies Sagadahoc County as being once again...

MEMIC CEO John Leonard joins Fed's advisory board

John Leonard, president and CEO of The MEMIC Group, has been named to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's New England Advisory Council for a two-year term. The board meets quarterly to provide...