!!! 2012 PROFILE

Passion for dentistry: Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Helping their students find “the same passion and commitment” to dental health shared by all those involved with the instructional program of Family and Cosmetic Dental Assisting (F&CDA) is a sentiment about which Angela Additon and Amanda Sasseville are in total agreement. The in...

The Center for Advanced Dentistry says: Relax! You're at the dentist's office!

For many people, the notion that sitting in the dentist’s chair might be the most relaxing experience of their whole day would be unthinkable. In fact, many people neglect proper oral health because they are so worried about a session with a dentist. The Center for Advanced Dentistry, on ...

Monmouth Federal Credit Union

It was November of 1953 when six people each bought $5 shares in a venture that became Monmouth Federal Credit Union. That very modest start led to a steadily growing community-based institution with branches in its hometown and in Greene. Margie Gagne, president, said the credit union&rsq...

Community Credit Union: Still on the leading edge

When Donna Steckino came to Community Credit Union in 1979, the institution offered its members basic Passbook Savings Accounts, Christmas Clubs and Loans. That’s all! After nearly 33 years, Steckino will be retiring in May from a credit union that now provides a full range of retail fina...

Poirier Associates

Retirement is still quite a few years away for Marc Poirier, but he has good reason to believe the financial services business he founded 40 years ago will be in good hands when that time comes. Poirier's son, Joe, at 26 years of age, is well equipped to take over the family financial services bu...

USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College offers Lean Leadership Certificate

The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College (USM LAC) and the Leadership and Organizational Studies (LOS) program are rising to meet the needs and challenges of a changing world. The Lean Leadership Certificate, a credit-bearing undergraduate certificate geared toward people ...

Earrings and Company

Known as “the place down the street and down the stairs” from L.L. Bean in Freeport, Earrings and Company on Mechanic Street is “not just an ordinary jewelry store,” said owner Carrie McBride. “We’re much more than earrings.” On display in the colorful sh...

From oxen to Fords: Ripley & Fletcher celebrates 103 years in business

“I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now” topped the Billboard chart as the most popular song of 1909 followed closely by “Shine On Harvest Moon.” Movie goers were flocking to see D.W. Griffith’s, “His Duty,” starring Mary Pickford; and book readers,...

Sandcastle Audiology

Founded in 1996, Sandcastle Clinical and Educational Services’ mission “is to provide a full range of clinical and educational services to individuals of all ages and abilities.” In 2010, Sandcastle opened its spacious and well-equipped new facility on Strawberry Avenue in Lewis...

Above and Beyond

Your residential or commercial project should start with a visit to aboveandbeyondonline.com. On their website, you will find a unique contractor who truly exemplifies the idea that no job is too big or too small. Located in Lewiston, and serving all of Maine, Above and Beyond, LLC ...