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  • Hill-Christian to be acting city manager in Portland

    PORTLAND — Deputy City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian awaits only a Wednesday, Sept. 3, City Council vote to be named acting city manager. The vote is scheduled immediately after councilors formally accept the resignation of City Manager Mark Rees, who will step down that day. Hill-Ch...

  • Brunswick pair charged with federal tax-evasion scheme

    BRUNSWICK — A federal grand jury indicted two Brunswick men in their 70s for allegedly conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. David E. Robinson, 75, and F. William Messier, 70, are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. ...

  • Olsen to join Cornell du Houx, Kent, Gerzofsky in Augusta

    BRUNSWICK — A three-way contest in House District 66 was won Tuesday by incumbent Rep. Alexander Cornell du Houx, D- Brunswick, with Green Independent K. Fred Horch close on his heels.

  • Senate District 19: Incumbent Goodall defeats Kaler

    BATH — Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath Tuesday in his campaign for a second term in Senate District 19. Goodall had secured his post by a vote of 9,564 to 8,330, according to preliminary results. Senate District 19 include...

  • Dill re-elected to House from Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Democratic incumbent Rep. Cynthia Dill beat Republican challenger Eric Lusk on Tuesday, 2,652 to 1,892, to retain the House District 121 seat. Dill, 45, of Shore Road, is a civil rights lawyer and adjunct instructor at Southern Maine Community College. This will...

  • Cape's council, school results available Wednesday

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Clerk Debra Lane said Tuesday evening that the results of the Town Council and School Board election will be made available by Wednesday, Nov. 3. "The state election results will be posted as soon as tonight, but the local race results will be tallied tomorrow,"...

  • Suslovic wins Portland District 3 council race; Duson, Anton re-elected

    PORTLAND — Two years after losing a bid for re-election to an at-large seat, Ed Suslovic was returned to the City Council on Tuesday, this time as the councilor from District 3. Also on Tuesday, At-Large Councilors Jill Duson and John Anton were re-elected. Suslovic, a former ...

  • Recount likely after Graham wins by 33 votes in House District 109

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Democrat Anne Graham narrowly defeated Republican Gary Foster in state House District 109 on Tuesday, 2,132 to 2,099, according to preliminary results. With just 33 votes between them, Foster said Wednesday morning that he will seek a recount. North Yarmouth r...

  • UPDATE: Palmieri to seek recount as South Portland sends Democrats back to a different Legislature

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Four Democratic incumbents won re-election Tuesday, but will return to the Statehouse in a very different environment after the red tide that swept Republicans into the Blaine House and Legislature. But one apparent winner will likely face a recount. According...

  • Incumbents, familiar faces take Scarborough board seats

    SCARBOROUGH — Incumbents ruled the day in local elections on Tuesday. Councilors Michael Wood and Judy Roy will return for new three-year terms on the Town Council, with 5,411 and 5,220 votes, respectively. They defeated newcomer Kerry Corthell, who received 3,971 votes in unofficial...