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Maine Medical Center

Robert Andrew Donald Grindel, born March 14 to Michael and Stacey Grindel, Standish. Grandparents: Kathleen Bent, Raymond; Charles Wilson, Buxton; Robert and Stacy Lary, Buxton; Gino DiFazio, Portland. Great-grandparents: Charles and Betty Wilson and Gladys DiFazio, all of Portland; Carol Grindel, Hollis.

Ava Giselle Hoffman, born March 18 to J. Daniel and Monique Hoffman, South Portland. Grandparents: Elizabeth Greatorex, Dunedin, Fla.; Barry Hoffman and Beverly Hoffman, both of Westwood, Mass.


Mercy Hospital

Molly Jade Pisani, born March 28 to Stephen Pisani and Donna Wiley, Lyman. Grandparents: Phyllis Wiley-Cushman, Portland; Beth and Richard Bessler, Lyman; Kevin Pisani, Bremerton, Wash. Great-grandparents: Frederick Naugler, Ormond Beach, Fla.; Norma Bessler, Dover-Foxcroft.


Mid Coast Hospital

Carlie Ashlyn Jacques, born March 24 to Joseph and Shanna Lamoreau Jacques, Bowdoinham. Grandparents: Jane and Steve Alexander, Topsham; Robert Campbell, Brunswick; Gary and Yvonne Jacques, Bowdoinham.

Jennifer Elizabeth Beckim, born March 24 to Carl Beckim III and Kelli Tome, Bowdoinham. Grandparents: Rachelle and Dennis Tome, Bowdoinham; Carl Beckim Jr., Litchfield.

Benjamin Bear Gaddis, born March 23 to David and Stacy Bisson and David Gaddis, Brunswick. Grandparents: Jennifer and David Bisson, Brunswick; Alison and Eugene Gaddis, West Hartford, Conn.

Braelyn Grace Hinkley, born March 25 to Aaron and Jennifer Thayer Hinkley, Richmond. Grandparents: Charlie and Carole Carson, Montville; Narda and Gene Hinkley, Richmond.

Ryan Paul Bernard, born March 28 to Timothy and Nicole Wolfe Bernard, Brunswick. Grandparents: Tina Wolfe, California; Glenn Wolfe, Arizona; Mary and James Bernard, Harrison.


Southern Maine Medical Center

Isaac Dean Trimmer, born March 15 to Robert Trimmer and Jessica Grondin, Biddeford,. Grandparents: Sandra Allison and Gordon Lemire, Biddeford; Ray Trimmer, New Hampshire; Bettty Parsons, Biddeford.

Bryce Robert Quattrone, born March 15 to Robert Jr. and Jessica LeBlond Quattrone, Biddeford. Grandparents: Joseph and Nancy LeBlond and Robert and Nancy Quattrone, all, Biddeford.

Sara Lily Wolfe, born March 17 to M. Josef Wolfe and Heather Clapper, Biddeford. Grandparents: Bob and Kathy Clapper, Wheaton, Fla.; Thomas and Catherine Gilbert, Fountain Hills, Ariz.

Ruth Maude Wright, born March 18 to Kevin and Heather Hardy Wright, East Waterboro,. Grandparents: Jeffery Hardy, Vernon, Vt.; Sherry Hardy, Brattleboro, Vt.; Dawn Lee and Burton Dumond, Standish.

Leeland Raymond Binette, born March 19 to Kimberly Gammon, Biddeford. Grandparents: Carol Bishop and Harold Gammon, both, Biddeford.

Annalena Isabella Irizarry, born March 24 to Erick and Shaina Santaniello Irizarry, South Portland. Grandparents: Sarah Weinstein, Old Orchard Beach; Jay Santaniello, North Lauderdale, Fla.; Shelly Ruiz, Guavanilla, Puerto Rico; David Irizarry, Orlando, Fla.

Brooklyn Rose Winn, born March 26 to Johnathan Winn and Amber Cyr, West Newfield. Grandparents: Daniel and Angel Everett, Waterboro; Arnold and Mary Winn, West Newfield.


Central Maine Medical Center

Audrina Elizabeth Smith, born March 15 to Scott and Melissa Smith, Raymond. Grandparents: Keith and Margret Hall, Raymond; Deb Cloutier, Auburn; Chuck Smith, Turner. Great-grandparents: Rosalie Smith, Buckfield.

Jake William Manchester, born March 18 to John Manchester and Jessica Splude, Lewiston. Grandparents: Susan Perex and Franco Perez, both of Lewiston; Janet Thompson, South Portland; Dennis Splude Sr., Portland. Great-grandparents: Jane and Dennis Penette, Westbrook; Roger Manchester, Fall River, Mass.; Florence Montgomery, Fall River, Mass.