• Jennifer Blanchard was named executive director of the Pejepscot Historical Society.

Blanchard earned a doctorate in American studies at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She was most recently assistant to the president of Buffalo State College in New York.

Karen Sherry was named curator of American art at the Portland Museum of Art.

Sherry previously worked at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. She has been working as an associate curator of American art since 2003. She will join the museum staff June 26.

Christine Dunn, of South Portland, has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc.

Bruce Hamilton-Dick, M.D., was hired at St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics. 

Hamilton-Dick was recently a partner at Orthopedics Associates of Saratoga in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., where he was an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician. 


Steve Thomas was named vice president, commercial regional manager for Camden National Bank’s Bangor region.

Thomas joined Camden National in 2009 as vice president and commercial loan officer. Thomas has extensive commercial banking experience, having served as vice president and business banking relationship manager for Key Bank and assistant vice president and commercial relationship manager at Bangor Savings Bank prior to joining the Camden National team.


Lee Dodge Chrysler Jeep in Westbrook is expanding its operation to accommodate its rapid sales growth during the past 12 months.

LeeCars, the used car portion of the dealership, is now housed in its own showroom at 202 Main St., Westbrook.


Darling’s car dealership was presented with the Seven Seals Award by the military’s Employer Support Guard and Reserve Program.

Darling’s was nominated for the award by Sgt. Steve Webber, a team service manager at the company and member of the Marine Corps Reserve. Webber nominated Darling’s because of the support he received while deployed in Kandahar and Kabul in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.