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MaineCF Seeks Applications to its Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation is seeking applications. The fund supports projects and organizations that promote traditional handcrafts throughout the state. An anonymous donor established the fund in 2007. The grant application deadline is June 1, 2021. The online application, guidelines and a complete list...

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Face Coverings All Northern Light Health hospitals, care centers, and campuses have implemented universal masking, including face coverings for patients and visitors.

Face coverings help stop the spread of COVID-19 even if you don’t have any symptoms, that’s why the CDC and Northern Light Health recommend wearing them any time you’re in a situation where you may not be able to social distance. This includes running essential errands like getting groceries, going to work,...

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MDI Hospital Names New President and CEO

BAR HARBOR—Mount Desert Island Hospital has named a new president and CEO. Christina “Chrissi” Maguire, current chief operating officer and senior vice president will succeed Art Blank on January 1, 2021. Blank announced in January of this year that he would retire at the end of 2020. “I speak for the...

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Healthy Acadia Will Offer Responsible Beverage Server and Seller Training this spring While observing Distancing protocols

Ellsworth - Maine’s busy tourist season may be delayed this year, but Healthy Acadia is still ready to help and stores, restaurants, and taverns safely sell or serve alcohol when they are fully re-opened. “Two things have changed with our state-certified server/seller training this year,” said Tara Young, Drug Free Communities Coordinator and...

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PORTLAND & ELLSWORTH—The Maine Community Foundation has awarded $4 million in the past two weeks to support nonprofit organizations across the state. Donors with funds at the foundation stepped up with $2 million in grants to provide support for many of the Maine nonprofit organizations that are responding to the COVID-19...

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