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News Release

For Immediate Release
June 14, 2013

Anthony I. Blenkinsop, Director of Charitable Trusts
(603) 271-3591

The Memorial Hospital at North Conway/MaineHealth Affiliation
(RSA 7:19-b Transaction/Merger)

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster announces that, pursuant to the requirements of RSA 7:19-b, regulating acquisition transactions involving New Hampshire health care charitable trusts, The Memorial Hospital at North Conway ("Memorial Hospital") and MaineHealth have submitted a proposed affiliation agreement to the Charitable Trusts Unit of the Attorney General's Office for review. If the proposed transaction is completed, MaineHealth will become the sole corporate member of Memorial Hospital with certain reserved powers over Memorial Hospital's governance and operations.

The Charitable Trusts Unit will conduct a review of the proposed transaction in accordance with the requirements of RSA 7:19-b. Prior to making a final determination, the Director shall accept input from any member of the public wishing to provide comment on the proposed affiliation transaction. Public comments should be directed to the Director of Charitable Trusts via letter or email, with the subject line "Memorial Hospital/MaineHealth Proposed Affiliation" at the following addresses:

Charitable Trusts Unit
33 Capitol St.
Concord, NH 03301

New Hampshire Department of Justice | 33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658