Although not the 1st baby born in Maine in 2017, Irik Rea Tobin was the 1st Baby born at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth in 2017!

Irik Rea Tobin, the son of Hilary Tobin and Martin Tobin of Brooklin was born at 12:39 PM on Sunday, January 1st, 2017. He weighed 8 pounds 6.8 ounces!

Contributing to the gift basket for the Irik and his parents were the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce, The Bud Connection, Bangor Savings Bank, Ruth Foster's, Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and Stone Soup.

As of Tuesday afternoon, January 3rd there was not a baby born at MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor in 2017.