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Ribbon Cutting for New Medical Center 

State and city officials gathered Tuesday night at the Brewer Medical Center.It was the ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the facility.The center is a service of Penobscot Community Health Care.And provides a variety of services.They offer family medicine seven days a week and provider on-call telephone coverage over night.They also have psychiatric care and mental health counseling, along with x-rays.President of Penobscot Community Health Care, Reverend Bob Carlson, says there was a big need for the facility in Brewer.” We have grown exponentially. We now have about 50,000 patients. But when we opened here in Brewer one of the things that we knew was people on this side of the river really access to quality, primary healthcare was limited. Most everybody had to travel to Bangor.”The facility is taking new patients.