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DECH Launches Patient Advisory Committee

  From Down East Community Hospital:  Down East Community Hospital held its first Patient Advisory Committee on May 19th.  The committee consists of 5 members of the community that have either been a patient or family member of a patient at DECH and 5 employees of DECH comprised of clinicians, staff, and administrators.  “The purpose […]

Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport renovation project completed

A 3.1 million dollar project that’s been 10 years in the making was unveiled Friday May 22 at the newly expanded Hancock County-Bar Harbor airport. Airport Manager Brad Madeira tells Star 97.7, the terminal has doubled in size and a critical security upgrades were made to be in compliance with post 9/11 security requirements. “FAA […]

Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates 60

Maine’s 60 newest police officers have graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro.  The new officers, who mostly come from the local and county ranks, spent 18 weeks at the academy in study and training. Among the many topics the officers studied were crime scene processing, emergency vehicle operation, first aid, traffic and criminal […]