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    November 7, 2012

    Longley wins Waldo County judge of probate seat

    In a hotly contested race between Democratic incumbent Judge of Probate Susan Longley and Republican candidate Randy Mailloux, Longley came out on top by a vote of 11,216 to 9,255. When reached by telephone, Wednesday, Nov. 7, Longley said she looks forward to four more years of working hard for Waldo County families. "I'm honored and I hope to honor the families of Waldo County with good, hard work," Longley ...

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Thibodeau wins re-election to Maine State Senate

    In the Senate District 23 race, in which every town in Waldo County cast ballots, voters preferred Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, over Glenn "Chip" Curry, D-Belfast, by a margin of 10,727 to 9,497. Thibodeau received more than twice as many votes in his hometown of Winterport as Curry, but Curry had a strong showing in Belfast, where he bested the incumbent by nearly 900 votes. However, Thibodeau was able to ...

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Waldo County Commissioner's race goes to Shorey

    The contest for for the Waldo County Commission District 2 seat had incumbent William Shorey, D-Searsport, winning re-election over challenger Andrew Cardinale, R-Swanville, by a vote of 3,657 to 2,683. "I appreciate the voters in District 2 who have supported me in this election," Shorey said in an email. "I intend to work very hard to protect the interests of those voters and to see that taxes remain stable and ...

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Belmont residents vote to pursue withdrawal

    Belmont residents approved a request to pursue withdrawing from Regional School Unit 20 by a vote of 313 in favor to 174 against. Residents previously voted in favor of pursuing withdrawal 16 to 4 in September, but because the vote was not done by ballot referendum, the state ruled the results invalid. Belmont is now required to form a four-person committee to create a withdrawal plan. Belmont is the last ...

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Frankfort residents approve withdrawal plan, school closure

    Residents voted 402 to 133 in favor of the plan to withdraw from Regional School Unit 20 and also voted to close the Frankfort Elementary School by a margin of 317 to 214 during the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Residents were asked two separate questions on the ballot — one to see if residents would approve the plan to withdraw from RSU 20 with the intention of joining Hampden-based RSU 22, and a second seeking ...

  • Published
    November 7, 2012

    Waldo County election results

  • Published
    November 5, 2012

    Election coverage edition to hit stores Thursday, Nov. 8

    In order to bring our readers the most complete election coverage, our Nov. 8 newspapers will be available in stores late Thursday afternoon and in the mail Friday. Thank you for your patience.

  • Published
    November 1, 2012

    Stockton Springs Community Church welcomes new pastor

    The Rev. Steve DeGroft is the new full-time pastor of Stockton Springs Community Church. The pastor and his wife of 36 years, Linda, have relocated to the church parsonage and are already getting out onto the community meeting people and becoming part of the town. Steve DeGroft, raised in Lancaster County, Pa., comes with a background of 37 years in the ministry, having received his bachelor’s degree from Liberty ...

  • Published
    October 14, 2012

    Joe Brooks (U-Winterport)

    I moved from Bangor to Winterport in the early 1980s; am a retired journalist after nearly 40 years at the Bangor Daily News. I have served on the Winterport Town Council for the past several years, a couple of years as its chairman; also served on the Planning Board and a few other town committees and business organizations. I served three terms in the Maine Legislature. I am married to Mary (MacDonald) Brooks, ...

  • Published
    October 13, 2012

    Leo LaChance, (R-Winterport)

    I have lived in Winterport since 1998. I am public administrator. I was born June, 27, 1940, in Bangor. I graduated from John Bapst High School, 1958; University of Maine, Bachelor of Arts in Town and City Management '62-'66; and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Master of Government Administration, '66-'67. I live at 23 The Landing Lane in Winterport. I have been married 48 years to Khristine LaChance, a ...

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