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SMHC announces 90-bed nursing center in Sanford

BIDDEFORD Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) announced plans for a new 90-bed, $21 million rehabilitation and skilled nursing care center adjacent to its Sanford campus. The center, which will be built by Sandy River Company and operated by Genesis HealthCare, is expected to open in the summer of 201

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-22 17:50:33

Week in review: Pot drive-thrus a possibility; iron workers prepared to strike

Draftsmen union prepare to strike at BIW The union that represents 760 workers at Bath Iron Works is accelerating preparations for a strike this week, even as a federal mediator was called in to resolve its contract dispute with the company. The ramp-up includes getting support from other unions in

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-24 08:00:00

Bikers take on drug dealers at their doorstep

About a dozen bikers made their way from Biddeford to Sanford Saturday afternoon to take a stand against drug dealers. The Second Chance Soldiers, a group of bikers, many of whom are in recovery from alcohol or drug addictions themselves, rode to the corner of Island Ave. and Thompson St. in Sanford

WCSH - 2017-09-24 02:04:18

British Prime Minister May offers Brexit details in landmark speech

LONDON - In a major speech on how Britain wants to exit the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May called Friday for a two-year "implementation period" after Brexit, during which trade and travel, customs regulations and security arrangements would continue on current terms. May's remarks in Flo

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Flag fiasco: Get the real story

A New Hampshire high school banned the American flag at a pep rally, and you won't believe what happened next! Actually, you probably would. People lost their minds, reacting with outrage before getting the facts. We have nothing against a little righteous indignation now and then, say when a state

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 00:35:00

New president seeks to get Spectex to next level

ROCHESTER - That piece of protective felt on the bottom of the chair leg in the living room? Chances are pretty good it was made at Spectex in Rochester. In fact, Spectex makes a variety of materials-based products that Steve Rossi plans to refine and grow. Rossi is the new president of Spectex, res

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

A year of small victories

ROCHESTER - As it has been just about one year since they opened their doors, Kerry Norton, one of the co-founders, and Courtney Tanner, executive director of Hope on Haven Hill, sat down to reflect on how the first year went, to celebrate their first graduates and to talk about their future. Hope o

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 08:15:00

No slow down in Strafford County real estate market

DOVER Residential real estate sales typically start to wind down in August and September as buyers concentrate on back to school and back to work from summer. But this isnt a typical real estate market and the brisk pace of sales in the region continued in the transition of summer to fall, according

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-24 08:01:00

Fire code changes could impact new home construction

ROCHESTER - A state House subcommittee will review updates to New Hampshire's fire code this Wednesday, and local fire officials hope it will bring meaningful progress to a process that has stretched out for almost a year. The bipartisan House Bill 168 would update the state's fire code to include c

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 23:13:12

Somersworth man: 'DACA saved me, but my parents are facing deportation'

SOMERSWORTH - In the midst of a family nightmare, Timothy Sombah still believes in the American dream. Sombah, 29, is protected, at least for now, by the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. But his parents, who came to this country 14 years ago on tourist visas, have been ordered

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

New hires and promotions across Maine

The University of Maine School of Law hired Jennifer Crane as director of advancement. A 2005 graduate of Bowdoin College, Crane returned there in 2011 to work in the office of development and alumni relations. She brings diverse fundraising knowledge and experience. Dawn Tufts joined Hussey Seatin

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 18:16:55

YCCC among fastest growing two-year colleges, data shows

WELLS Dr. Barbara Finkelstein, the president of York County Community College, was reading the Aug. 18 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education when she made quite the discovery. The national magazine had named YCCC in its annual almanac as one of the 20 fastest growing two-year, associate degree-

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 19:28:09

Flu shot clinic at the Center

A flu shot clinic will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 26. Rite Aid will be at the Center to administer flu shots that day. The recommended Fluad shot for older adults will be available. Please bring your Medicare or insurance card. Sign up at the Center, 175 Port Road, Kennebunk. FMI

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 19:25:47

Comedian Steve Caouette to perform Sept. 30

SANFORD Sanford's Steve Caouette will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the Nasson Community Center in Springvale. Tickets are $20 and will be sold at the door or by calling St. Ignatius School at (207) 324-5832 or visiting www.saintthomassanford.com. Caouette's comedy is a unique blend of impress

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 19:25:19

Learn how to be courageous grandparents

SPRINGVALE We live in turbulent times, and the hearts and souls of our children and grandchildren are at risk. Whether you are a grandparent or a parent, the courageous grandparenting seminar is for you. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the First Baptist Church

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 19:25:23

Remembering the man who saved the world

Stanislav Petrov was never famous in Russia, just another forgotten pensioner, so the news of his death at 77 in Moscow on May 19 only recently reached other countries. He wasn't all that famous abroad, either, but people in the know think he may have saved the world from nuclear war. "The siren how

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-23 10:00:00

State prison now allows mail with drawings

CONCORD - Inmates in New Hampshire prisons are now allowed to receive drawings and pictures from their children or other family members. The New Hampshire Department of Corrections settled a nearly two-year-old lawsuit with American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire earlier this month that chal

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 21:31:20

Another View -- June Garen: NH must do more to protect its health care workers

I WAS SURPRISED to find my name appearing in an article in the New Hampshire Union Leader. While seeing my name in print in this context has caused me more than a little sense of intrusion and panic, I feel that it does open the door to opportunity for improvement. On June 26, I was violently assaul

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

Video posted by sorority sparks racial concerns at UNH

Students sing song with racial slur in lyrics Updated: 6:35 PM EDT Sep 21, 2017 Students sing song with racial slur in lyrics Students sing song with racial slur in lyrics There are calls being made for diversity training at the University of New Hampshire after a video posted online showed member

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-21 22:35:00

Memories revived at Maine Military Museum

It was an unexpected and humbling experience for residents of Atria Kennebunk - Sumner Hammond, Aldo Mencaccini, Lou MacNeill and Lucy McDonald - when they took a trip to the Maine Military Museum and Learning Center. One of the best places Ive ever gone to, said Army veteran Hammond. I couldnt find

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-21 19:26:31