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For more information, please call 791-6300. 

At Home

Louisa Roma Barber, born Dec. 16, to Joseph Barber and Anne Smith, Rockland. 

Maine Medical Center

Ramona Clare Best, born Nov. 29 to Michael and Maureen Best, Portland. Grandparents: Raymond Wynne and Geraldine Wynne, Portland; Katie Best, Westbrook; Terry Best, Nevis, Minn. Great-grandparent: Joanne Wynne, Ocean Park.

Evie Noelle Kelly, born Dec. 20 to Patrick Kelly and Julie Bassett, Scarborough. Grandparents: Jerry Bassett and Carol Bassett, Biddeford Pool; Irene Eason, Burlingham, N.Y.; Patrick Kelly, LaPeer, Mich. Great-grandparents: Michael Hrabowsky and Johnna Hrabowsky, Middletown, N.Y. 

Mid Coast Hospital

Seth David Johnston, born Dec. 20 to Brian and Elyse (Reynolds) Johnston, Brunswick. Grandparents: David Reynolds, Georgetown; Carol Hopkins, Dresden; Vicki Johnston, Tarrs, Pa.

Bryson Cooper Rioux, born Dec. 22 to William and Lisa (Thompson) Rioux, Lisbon Falls. Grandparents: Peter and Kathy Thompson, Mexico; Claude and Colleen Rioux, Harpswell.

Aryanna Lynn Scott, born Dec. 25 to Sherry Scott, Brunswick. Grandparents: Teresa Williams, Alna.

Halcyon Rae LaRochelle, born Dec. 26 to Kenney LaRochelle and Molly Suttie, Harpswell. Grandparents: Jona Cole, Harpswell; John Suttie, Sanford; Patrician Dearborn, Florida. Jon LaRochelle, Augusta.

Devin James Williams, born Dec. 27 to Robert Williams and Nicole Fedorisky, Lisbon. 

Southern Maine Medical Center

Thomas Richard Allaire, born Dec. 11 to Michael and Santa (Hscanovica) Allaire, North Berwick. Grandparents: Andrejs and Marija Hscanovici, Aizkraukle, Latvia; Richard and Ruth Ann Allaire, Wells.

Michael Christopher Barbaria II, born Dec. 12 to Michael and Katrina (Williams) Barbaria, Waterboro. Grandparents: Darlene Werkheiser, Poultney, Vt.; Gary Doyon and Joyce Barbaria, Mechanic Falls.

Kailee Rae Whitten, born Dec. 12 to John Whitten and Ashley Cluff, Arundel. Grandparents: Kevin and Niaomi Nichols, Arundel; Keith and Nicole Cluff, Kennebunk; Penny McKay, Kennebunk.

Alannah Mae Collin, born Dec. 14 to Sean Collin and Elizabeth McKellar, Hollis. Grandparents: Greg and Lynn McKellar, Saco; Chris and Cheryl Pinet, Hollis.

Ajay Raymond Cloutier, born Dec. 15 to Stephen and Dawn (Parenteau) Cloutier, Arundel. Grandparents: Ralph and Gloria Gates, Sebastion, Fla.; Martha Cloutier, Saco.

Emersyn Anna Dallara, born Dec. 19 to Eric and Elizabeth (MacDonald) Dallara, Lyman. Grandparents: Craig Sr. and Elizabeth MacDonald, Kennebunk; Ralph and Priscilla Dallara, Clifton Park, N.Y.

James Richard Emery, born Dec. 20 to Richard and Michelle (Pascua) Emery, Old Orchard Beach. Grandparents: Estela Pascua and Flor Pascua, Yonkers, N.Y.; Linda Emery, Orlando, Fla.

Isabella Anna Pearson, born Dec. 20 to Erik Pearson and Carrie Parent, Biddeford. Grandparents: Peter and Augustine Parent, Madawaska; Alan Pearson, Bangor; Margaretha Bjorkaryd, Linkoping, Sweden. 

Stephens Memorial Hospital

Gwendolyn Crockett Stack, born Dec. 21 to Brian and Katherine Stack, Bethel. Grandparents: Joyce and Steve Crockett, Raymond; Jim and Kathy Stack, Cincinnati.