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Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2017 to Ellsworth


Irik Rea Tobin, son of Hilary Tobin and Martin Tobin of Brooklin, was the first baby born at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, in 2017. Irik was born at 12:39 PM on Sunday, January 1, 2017, weighing 8 pounds 6.8 ounces.

Local businesses and organizations honoring the baby and his parents with a gift basket included The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce, The Bud Connection, Bangor Savings Bank, Ruth Foster, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, and Stone Soup.  Welcome to the world, Irik

About Maine Coast Memorial Hospital

Located in Ellsworth, Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of EMHS.  The 64-bed, full-service hospital serving Hancock and western Washington Counties. Opened in 1956, our comprehensive healthcare facility provides emergency, primary and specialty care, acute inpatient, diagnostic, and surgical services. Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, reflecting our commitment to meeting the highest performance standards for patient safety and quality, and has received both national and state recognition for patient safety, outcomes, and patient satisfaction levels.  More information can be found at

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