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  1. MaineHealth names new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    MaineHealth, the parent corporation of hospitals and other health care operations across the state, has announced the appointment of new members to its board of trustees. The new board members include Greg Dufour, president of Camden National Corporation; Joseph Bujold who has served as chairman of the Franklin Memorial Hospital and Franklin Community Health Network Board since 2009; media executive Bill Burke; Bernard Gaines, who has previously served on the board; and David James Kumaki, MD.

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  2. Pen Bay Healthcare reviewing capital campaign finances in wake of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Pen Bay Healthcare is reviewing the finances of its recent capital fundraising campaign because the honorary chairman of that effort is accused of stealing nearly $4 million from a Camden charity. Jenifer Harris, the regional director of marketing for Pen Bay Healthcare, said there have been no allegations against Russell "Rusty" Brace in connection with his work on the capital campaign.

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  3. Fall gathering of Community Sing! at CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The fall gathering of Community Sing! will be held 3:30-4:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at John Street Methodist Church in Camden. Choral director and song leader Mimi Bornstein will lead everyone in a low-pressure, high-enjoyment afternoon of song.

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  4. 'We sure did have high hopes': Rockland sober house closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The Virginia House opened in January 2013 with high hopes of being able to provide women a place to stay sober. But less than two years later, the house is empty and the couple who worked hard to start the sober house have put the property up for sale.

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  5. Knox County budget hearing set for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The public hearing on the proposal will begin at 5 p.m. in the jury assembly room on the first floor of the courthouse. The budget unveiled three weeks ago by the county administration proposed expenditures to rise about 3 percent to $8,767,000.

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  6. Attorney for former Camden charity president confirms his client is 'target' of federal probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The attorney for a Rockport man who is accused of stealing $3.8 million in charitable donations during the past 13 years confirmed in a court filing Monday that his client is the target of a federal investigation. And because of that, attorney Peter DeTroy of Portland has asked that the state court order a stay on the civil lawsuit filed by United Mid-Coast Charities Inc. against former Board President Russell "Rusty" Brace.

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  7. Knox County community honors retiring senator 'Coach Maz' for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Edward Mazurek has been part of a world championship Little League team, played a year of professional football, and taught and coached for four decades. Through it all, the Rockland man said politics has always been an interest for him.

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  8. Bank records detail former charity board president's accounts in Camden-area theft probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The president of a Camden-area charity said he is hopeful that the organization will recoup all $3.8 million allegedly stolen over the past 13 years by its former board leader. But questions remain on how former board president Russell "Rusty" Brace was able to deposit checks made out to United Mid-Coast Charities into his own bank accounts at a bank that the charity did not also have an account.

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  9. All Hallows' Eve WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Ashwood Waldorf School, a K-8 independent school in Rockport, is hosting festive, family event at Merryspring Nature Center in Camden on Friday, October 31, from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Ashwood's All Hallows' Eve is an imaginative, protected alternative to traditional trick-or-treat activities. For one magical evening, Merryspring's woodland is transformed into a place of enchantment.

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  10. 11th Annual Tag Sale for Partners In Health to benefit Ebola Work in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Concerned about the Ebola epidemic? Here is a way to help fund the emergency work being done by Partners In Health in Africa by cleaning your house to donate to the 11th Annual Tag Sale, or by coming to the Sale on Saturday, November 8 from 8 am to noon at the First Congregational Church in Camden Maine. Donations may be delivered to the Church auditorium the day before, Friday, November 7 from 9am-3pm, or by calling organizer Eliza Haselton at 207-691-9471 for storage.

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  11. Fall from grace: Prominent Rockport businessman, head of charity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Russell "Rusty" Brace was a prominent and trusted businessman for more than half a century and at one time oversaw a media conglomerate that included television and radio stations as well as magazines. His business operations also made him the type of person sought by nonprofit organizations to serve on their boards of directors.

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  12. Folk musicians to play benefit concert at RockportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Musicians Gordon Bok, Nick Apollonio, David Dodson, the Gawler Sisters and Dean Stevens are volunteering their talents to benefit We the People Maine, a statewide organization dedicated to getting big money out of national politics. Tickets are $18 in advance, $21 at the door, and are available in Rockland at Good Tern Co-op and the Grasshopper Shop; in Camden at K2 Music; in Belfast at Belfast Co-op; in Thomaston at Highlands Coffee House; in Union at The Common Market and MicMac Market.

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  13. Hearing expected soon against Rockport man accused of embezzling $3.8 million from charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The attorney for Russell "Rusty" Brace, who is accused of stealing $3.8 million from a mid-coast charity, said Tuesday a hearing would be held soon to determine whether liens are placed on his client's properties and bank accounts. Attorney Peter DeTroy of Portland said he has 21 days to file a response to the United Mid-Coast Charities' lawsuit that was filed Friday in Knox County Superior Court.

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  14. Second lawsuit filed against former head of Camden charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A woman who purchased a business earlier this year from former United Mid-Coast Charities Inc. Board President Russell "Rusty" Brace has filed a lawsuit claiming that his alleged embezzlement of $3.8 million from the charity has severely damaged her newly acquired company. Tamara Swasey-Ballow filed the lawsuit Friday in Rockland District Court against Brace.

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  15. Coastal Opportunities Receives Bangor Savings Bank Foundation GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Standing before the new Camden residence for Coastal Opportunities participants are : Joseph Curll, Coastal Opportunities Executive Director; Scott Achorn, future resident; Eric Belley, Bangor Savings Bank; Melvin Achorn, future resident; and Ben Scofield, future resident. Coastal Opportunities, headquartered in Camden, has received a $2,500 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation to assist with costs at the organization's supportive-living apartment home under construction on Elm Street in Camden.

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  16. Special Emergency Services Slated for New P.A.W.S. Facility in CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Attendees of a two-day workshop sponsored by Community Animal Response Team Basic Animal Emergency Services Disaster Sheltering for Companion Animals. In the front, bottom left is Joe Ryan, Board President of P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center.

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  17. Drop in revenues could hike Knox County taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Knox County commissioners got a first peek Friday morning at a 2015 budget with expenses up about 3 percent. Communities, however, could see their tax payments to the county increase by nearly 7 percent because of projected drops in revenues.

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  18. Camden-area charity took in far more than it gave out during past decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A Camden area charity, whose former longtime president is being investigated for possible embezzlement, took in at least $1 million more than it handed out over the past decade, a review of the organization's financial records shows. United Mid-Coast Charities Inc. stresses in all its fundraising drives and on its website that 100 percent of the contributions it receives are distributed to other local nonprofit organizations.

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  19. Camden-based charity says former board president embezzled 'substantial' amount of donated fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A prominent midcoast-area charity said Tuesday that its former board president embezzled a substantial amount of money from donations. United Mid-Coast Charities announced in a "message to the community" on its website that former president Russell "Rusty" Brace was the person who embezzled money it revealed Monday was missing .

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  20. Camden-area charity investigates missing moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Stephen Crane, who was appointed president of the United Mid-Coast Charities Inc. board of directors in August, confirmed Monday that an investigation into the organization's finances is underway. He said that the probe had moved beyond the internal level, but he would not specify to which state or federal agency the case had been referred.

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