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  • Haskell beats Green Independent challenger in state Senate District 28

    PORTLAND — Democrat Anne Haskell won a second, two-year term in the Maine Senate on Tuesday, defeating Green Independent candidate Owen Hill 10,888 to 2,253 in state Senate District 28. The district covers the western portion of the city and eastern part of Westbrook. Haskell also se...

  • Dion wins easily in Maine House District 43

    PORTLAND — Democratic Rep. Mark Dion will return to Augusta for a third, two-year term after defeating Republican challenger Shannon Rafferty-Roy Tuesday 2,531 to 1,245 in the new Maine House District 43. Roy did not run an active campaign for the seat. House District 43 consists of ...

  • Incumbents DeGrandpre, Ashby unseated in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Long-time Town Councilor Rich DeGrandre lost his re-election bid Tuesday to challenger Bill Rixon by six votes. Rixon took the at-large seat by a vote of 2,076 to 2,070. District Councilors Sarah Tracy and Kristina Egan, who were running unopposed, were both re-elec...

  • Morgan ousts Pock; Fox, Smith also win South Portland council seats

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council will have two new members after incumbent Councilor Michael Pock lost his bid for re-election on Nov. 4. Claude Morgan, a former mayor and councilor, defeated Pock in District 1. Morgan received 6,182 votes to Pock's 3,634, according to the city's un...

  • Morrione back to Portland School Board

    PORTLAND — Incumbent Marnie Morrione was elected to another three year term to the city's School Board, representing District 5. She was unopposed in the election, and received 3,729 votes, with absentee ballots still out. District 5 extends north and west of District 4, to...

  • Falmouth voters get their library

    FALMOUTH — On Tuesday, voters overwhelmingly supported the town financing half the funds needed to renovate and expand the library, with unofficial results putting it at a margin of 4,005 to 2,559. The project will cost $5.6 million, with the town committed to financing half, or...

  • Pierce wins in Maine House District 44

    FALMOUTH — Democrat Teresa Pierce has defeated Republican Gregory Payeur for the open seat in House District 44, with unofficial results at 2,586 to 2,438. Pierce is a former three-term town councilor. She served two terms as council chairwoman and one term as chairwoman of...

  • Freeport narrowly votes to stay in Regional School Unit 5

    FREEPORT — The town voted 2,228 to 2,152 Tuesday to stay in Regional School Unit 5. The 76-vote margin means Freeport will continue the school district consolidation with Durham and Pownal that took effect in 2009. A group called Moving Freeport Forward filed a withdrawal peti...