Holly Frost has joined Women to Women in Yarmouth. She will focus on providing a comprehensive holistic approach to women’s wellness through both traditional and integrative care.

Kate Beever of Cornish is a board-certified music therapist and will be operating under the name Maine Music and Health. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, and is hoping to work more with the adult population of Maine.

Scott Cristina has been hired by Landry/French Construction as project manager. He has more than 20 years of experience and previously worked with Wright-Ryan Construction and Ledgewood Construction.

Ellen Palminteri, Andrew Helman and Travis Brennan have joined the firm Bernstein Shur as associates. Palminteri, of Portland, has joined the labor and employment practice groups. Helman, of Bath, has joined the restructuring and insolvency practice group. Brennan, of Portland, has joined the litigation and health care practice groups.

Cindy Lang has been named associate broker for the Camden area by Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. She has more than three decades of experience in real estate.

Dawn Dyer and Julie Galipeau have joined Sawyer, Sawyer & Minott, P.A., as associate attorneys. Dyer, of Naples, will focus on real estate, business, estate planning and family law. Galipeau, of Westbrook, has more than 23 years of experience assisting attorney Thomas Peterson, who recently retired from his Windham law practice.

Tracy Welsch of Scarborough has joined Classic Flooring on Route 1 in Scarborough as a receptionist. 

Polina Inkoulova, M.D., a pulmonologist, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center medical staff. She recently completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Sayre English has joined Portland’s Downtown District as special events and public relations manager. She has more than three years of experience in managing nonprofit public relations and marketing.

Chelsea Fournier joins Furman Gregory Deptula as a senior associate. She has experience with the prosecution and maintenance of trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign filing administrations, as well as registration of copyrighted works with the U.S. Copyright Office.

Amy Stone has been hired by Diversified Business Communications as a receptionist. She was previously employed with Citadel Broadcasting in Portland.


Scott Firmin has been promoted to director of wastewater services at Portland Water District. He has been with the district for nearly 10 years and recently held the position of wastewater plant and systems manager.

Linda Yorke has been promoted to mortgage loan officer at First Colebrook Bank. She has been with the bank for 26 years, previously serving as consumer loan officer.

Lt. Peter Madura has been appointed interim police chief for the Bridgton Police Department, replacing Chief David Lyons, who is retiring Nov. 26. Madura has served the town for 31 years, the past six as lieutenant for the department.

Gary Chavoustie has been named senior vice president and district retail leader for KeyBank’s Maine District. He previously served as the [email protected] executive. Before joining KeyBank, he worked for 26 years with HSBC Bank.


Denise Allen, teacher of health sciences at Greely High School, received a Community Service Award from Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine.


Gregory Caswell of Falmouth has been appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Bar. He is one of two principals in the Caswell Vlachos Group, LLC.

Bill Burbine of Turner Barker Insurance, Molly Callaghan of Verrill Dana, Caleb DuBois of Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, Brooke Holmes of Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Chuck Piacentini of UNUM and Kristen Piacentini of L.L. Bean have joined the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine.

Paul Rodriguez has been elected president of the Maine Wastewater Control Association. He has 13 years of experience in wastewater treatment systems design, construction and operations.

Pen Bay Healthcare has joined the MaineHealth system. This formal membership in Maine’s largest integrated healthcare network provides opportunities to improve the health of people in the midcoast region and strengthen the ability to provide high-quality, safe patient care to the local communities.

Jim Milliken of Jim Milliken Consulting in Portland has earned the Master Peer Reviewer certification of the Quality Matters Institute. Master reviewers chair panels that assure the design quality of online college and university courses.