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    • 16 MAY 19

    Ben Campbell benefit dinner draws crowd

    By Benjamin Barr, Jr.   Lincoln News • May 16, 2019 T 3 INDIAN PURCHASE—Ever since the tragic death of Maine State Trooper Detective Ben Campbell on the morning of Wednesday, April 3 while assisting a motorist the Katahdin Region has been reaching out to his family, wife Hilary (nee Arsenault) and sixth month old

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    • 14 MAR 19

    Hospital issues alert, takes additional safety measures

    By Robbie McKay   Lincoln News • March 14, 2019  MILLINOCKET – With cold and flu season running at its peak, Millinocket Regional Hospital issued warnings this week to the public in the region. Mary K. Martin, MRH VP of Quality and Clinical Support, released information on Monday detailing the need for extra preventative measures

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    • 21 FEB 19

    MRH welcomes Dr. Paul Smith, addition of GYN services

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • February 21, 2019 MILLINOCKET – Millinocket Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Paul Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith has been part of Bangor OB/GYN for over 15 years, and has over 40 years of clinical practice. Katie Mackin, Marketing Director for MRH is

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    • 14 FEB 19

    McAvoy named to Chief Financial Officer position

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • February 14, 2019 MILLINOCKET – Bob Peterson, Chief Executive Officer of Millinocket Regional Hospital, has announced that Mellissa McAvoy has been selected to serve as the hospital’s chief financial officer. “Mellissa is well known to most of us as she has been on the MRH Board of Trustees

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    • 14 FEB 19

    MRH pool therapy program instrumental in fitness and rehab

    “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine,” a central European proverb contends. History seems to bear that out. The use of water as a medical treatment and as a means of rehabilitation is as old as mankind. Historical and archaeological evidence has shown that it has been used for several thousand years in

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    • 07 FEB 19

    Flu gearing up into full swing in Katahdin region

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • February 5, 2019 MILLINOCKET – The Maine Center for Disease Control has notified Millinocket Regional Hospital that the flu has reached all 16 of Maine’s counties. Officials at MRH received communication from MSDC on January 30 of the widespread influenza outbreak. Ryan Hafford, Laboratory manager for MRH released

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    • 14 JAN 19

    Snowsledders to ride to support MRH Oncolgy restoration project

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • January 10, 2019 MILLINOCKET – The Northern Timber Cruisers Snowmobile club are holding their 7th annual snowball run for cancer research on Saturday, January 19, and this year the proceeds will go to benefit Millinocket Regional Hospital’s Oncology Restoration Project.  With 75 to 150 riders usually participating, the

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    • 02 JAN 19

    LIFEstyle Fitness- Keeping people well in the Katahdin Region

    MILLINOCKET – “My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit,” comedian Phyllis Diller suggested once. Comedian Ellen DeGeneres declared: ‘I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happier with buns of cinnamon.” Fitness and exercise, however, are no laughing matters for 92-year-old Harold Higgins of Millinocket, nor the approximately 172 other

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    • 11 OCT 18

    Turkeys “gobbled” up at Timber Cruisers supper to benefit MRH

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • October 11, 2018 MILLINOCKET – When the Northern Timber Cruisers put on a benefit supper, they don’t fool around. Last Thursday, the club opened their 2018/2019 public supper season with a bang.  The proceeds for this event went entirely to the Millinocket Regional Hospital’s oncology clinic renovation project.  And

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    • 27 SEP 18

    Dancing, dining and donating to add funds for MRH oncology clinic expansion

    By Robbie McKay    Lincoln News • September 27, 2018 MILLINOCKET –  With summer behind us and fall in full swing, the drive to raise funds for the Oncology Clinic at MRH is continuing full steam ahead. A variety of events are scheduled to take place that will hopefully help the hospital “family” achieve their

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