EMMC Layoffs to Come 

Layoffs are coming at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.The hospital says it will let nearly 50 employees go, including 23 nurses.Jill McDonald, a spokeswoman for EMMC says the workers were notified on Wednesday and most layoffs are expected to take place March 19th.In January, the hospital announced it’s cutting 100 full-time jobs to save them between 5 and 7 million dollars.They were hoping to eliminate many of the positions through early retirement, but McDonald says of the 300 senior staff that were offered the incentives, only 50 took the offer.