Today was the VIP Grand opening of the new Sylvia Ross Home at Ross Manor.The assisted living facility offers 24 hour staffing for those who need it, but representatives say you can live there independently as well.They are part of the EMHS continuum, so folks living in the Sylvia Ross Home can also use the services provided next door at Ross Manor.
Twenty-two-year-old Daniel Fortune will spend the rest of his life in prison, for his role in a 2008 home invasion and machete attack in Pittston that left a father and his then 10-year-old daughter permanently injured.Fortune was sentenced to two concurrent life terms in a Kennebec County courtroom Thursday afternoon.
The man who’s served as Executive Director of the Phillips Strickland House Corporation is stepping down at the end of the month.On Thursday, folks at the senior citizen housing threw a party for Nelson Durgin.He’s headed up the organization for more than 15 years.When he first got the job, they offered assisted living at Phillips Strickland House.
Folks from the medical community came together in Brewer today at the EMHS Professional Center for a mobile response systems demonstration.Mobile Response Systems are large inflatable shelters that would be used in the event that hospitals were unable to handle a crisis.The systems are said to be durable and easy to assemble.
A Fort Fairfield man is under arrest, charged with domestic assault terrorizing, domestic assault criminal threatening, and domestic assault stalking.43-year old Brock Good the Second, was taken into custody Wednesday night around 7 p.m at his home on the Houlton Road.The Fort Fairfield police department says Good’s former wife filed a complaint, claiming the crimes had taken place over several weeks.Members of the Fort Fairfield police department, in conjunction with state police and the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department worked together on the case.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a coastal Maine home, knocking the 77-year-old homeowner to the ground and stealing her medications.The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department said Michael Blasingame of Bowdoinham was charged Wednesday with robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and unauthorized taking.
Residents in Lubec voted on Wednesday to shut the doors of the town’s high school, for good.There was only a 39 vote difference.Back in April, the school board voted to close it, after the school lost nearly $600,000 in state aid.The 36 students will now be bused to any of the other schools within a one hour drive.