EMCC Piloting Remote Nursing Program in Dover-Foxcroft
Maine Public, July 7
A Bangor community college is working to fill a nursing gap in some of the most rural counties in the state with the launch of a nursing program in Dover-Foxcroft. Piscataquis County, like many places in Maine, is facing a critical shortage of qualified nurses. “This is just the first of hopefully many thinking-outside-the-box programs that we’re going to unroll,” says Jennifer Khavari, director of advancement at Eastern Maine Community College.

Utah restaurant wins lobster roll title during event marred by violent thunderstorms
BDN, July 8
Instructed to select their top three, the crowd whittled the field down to Freshies, Northern Maine Community College and The Clam Shack. A contingent from the Presque Isle college, the underdog runner up, kept spirits high with shouts and whoops whenever they were mentioned. Alas, the school’s head cook Rob Ottaviano did not take home the trophy.