• Dr. Davidson is named CMO

    Dr. Davidson is named CMO

    BAR HARBOR — Dr. Stuart Davidson has been named chief medical officer at Mount Desert Island Hospital. Davidson assumes the role from Dr. Edward Gilmore, who retired in May after more than 46 years of practice on MDI. “I’ve learned a considerable amount from my predecessor. He has a lot of patience, wisdom and knowledge,

  • Nason, Lynch hired

    Nason, Lynch hired

    BAR HARBOR — Dawn Nason and Carolyn Lynch have joined the staff at Bar Harbor Savings and Loan. Nason has joined the bank as an accounting associate. She has a degree in accounting from Andover College in Portland and has worked for over 20 years in financial institutions. She will assist Senior Vice President and

  • Tadenev on board

    Tadenev on board

    ELLSWORTH — Michael Tadenev has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors at Downeast Horizons, a provider of community-based services for local people with developmental disabilities and their families in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties. Tadenev is an attorney with the law firm of Eaton Peabody.

  • Luck promoted

    Luck promoted

    BAR HARBOR — Virginia Luck has been promoted to assistant vice president, credit analyst at First National Bank. Luck joined the bank in 2014 as a business relationship officer and moved to the credit department in late 2015. Prior to joining First National Bank, Luck worked with The Jackson Laboratory as a grants accountant. She

  • Nair promoted

    Nair promoted

    FARMINGTON, Conn. — Auro Nair has been promoted to president of The Jackson Laboratory’s mice, clinical and research services. “Auro’s decade of outstanding leadership at JAX has been marked by significant expansion of our high quality scientific tools, new products and offerings that advance biomedical research and enhance global drug discovery,” said Edison Liu, president

  • Shubert joins First

    BAR HARBOR — Ginger Shubert has been named branch manager at First National Bank in Bar Harbor. Shubert most recently worked at The Jackson Laboratory as senior manager, quality systems. She has an extensive background in relationship building, customer service and management. She received her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a master’s in business

  • Tax-exempt bid boosted: Group directors named

    MOUNT DESERT — Action by the Board of Selectmen Monday night could help Mount Desert 365, the new nonprofit organization formed to promote the revitalization of downtown Northeast Harbor and create affordable housing, to start approaching potential large donors this summer. The board passed a resolution affirming that town officials would work in collaboration with

  • Salvatore retires

    Salvatore retires

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Ken Salvatore of L.S. Robinson Co. retired June 1 after a 35-year career in insurance. Focused primarily in commercial insurance, he worked with two generations of business owners on Mount Desert Island. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Salvatore joined L.S. Robinson in 1991 and served in leadership roles in

  • Lot closure prompts petition

    Lot closure prompts petition

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Selectmen, in reaction to a petition asking them to reconsider their decision not to renew a lease on a privately owned downtown parking lot, have scheduled a special meeting for today (Thursday) at 2:30 p.m. The petition, signed by 38 people, is in response to parking lot owner Ken Korona’s closure of

  • Trump’s win shifts development plans

    Trump’s win shifts development plans

    MOUNT DESERT — Disheartened by the election of President Donald Trump, jewelry maker and store owner Sam Shaw abruptly abandoned his plans for a commercial development at 131 Main St. in Northeast Harbor and sold the property. “I had a really great project and everything was all lined up, and then I woke up Nov.