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Cary Medical Center Recognized as Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

| November 18, 2014

Cary Medical Center is being recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of healthcare organizations throughout the U.S. Cary is also being included in the Commission’s annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for sustaining excellence in treating pneumonia and providing top surgical care. Cary […]

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University of Maine System Updates Sexual Assault Policy

| November 18, 2014

“It’s not that we have a serious problem on this campus..we just want to be proactive so that we have no problems on this campus,” said UMPI president Linda Schott. Schott is talking about the University of Maine system’s updated sexual assault policy. Adopted Monday, the new comprehensive policy focuses on affirmative action and having more […]

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Ark Animal Sanctuary Begins Rebuilding Effort

| November 17, 2014

“We continue to hit bumps in the road but we’re not going to give up we’re just going to keep pushing forward and every bump that we hit it’s a learning curve for us and someday we’ll just reach it and we’ll be in a comfortable spot,” said Lorraine Monfils, president of the Ark Animal […]

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History of the Presque Isle Airport: Part 5

| November 14, 2014

Commercial aviation at the Presque Isle airport started in 1933 with Boston and Maine Airways. “It connected Presque Isle with the rest of the country,” said Nate Grass. In 1940, Boston and Maine changed its name to Northeast Airlines — which served the city for 32 years — and in the 60s, jet service was included. […]

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History of the Presque Isle Airport: Part 4

| November 13, 2014

The closure of the Presque Isle Air Force Base happened in the fall of 1961, but the city had known it was coming since March. That’s when then President Kennedy declared the snark missile obsolete. That month the Department of Defense announced they’d be closing 50 bases throughout the US..they didn’t name the communities in […]

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