Report: Hockey East Approves New Playoff Format Starting Next Season
Reports say Hockey East has approved a new playoff format, which will be implemented starting next season.When Notre Dame and UConn join up, all 12 teams will earn a spot in the postseason, which is now three weekends.A single game between seeds 5-12, 6-11, 7-10, and 8-9 will be played first as part of the play-in weekend.The top four regular season teams will get a first weekend bye.Those winners will move on to the traditional format of quarterfinal series and then semifinal and final single games.Next season, with just 11 teams, this will still be the format, with just one less play-in game.
MaineGeneral Medical Center Sells Seton Campus to Waterville Development Company
MaineGeneral Medical Center has sold its Seton campus to the Waterville Development Company for $500,000.The Morning Sentinel reports the sale price for the 80-acres is far lower than the original asking price which was more than 2-million.MaineGeneral’s CEO says the sale will help Waterville by getting the building back on the city’s tax rolls.As a hospital it had been tax exempt.
Kids Enjoy Free Lunch in Bangor
A free summer meals program kicked off today in Bangor.Good Shepherd Food-Bank is sponsoring free lunches for kids at five sites.All summer kids who depend on school lunches can get free lunch between 11am-1pm daily.For more information on how to volunteer or where to go to get lunch visit 211maine.org.