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  • Published
    November 3, 2020

    Snow greets voters on Election Day

    The season's first snowfall deposited only an inch or so of the white stuff around Waldo County overnight — not enough to discourage voters on Election Day morning. Between absentee ballots processed Friday, and voting on Election Day, election officials at various polling places described participation in this presidential election as "heavy."

  • Published
    October 30, 2020

    Collins campaigns at Midcoast small businesses

    Sen. Susan Collins squeezed in some last-minute campaigning in the Midcoast Friday, Oct. 30, with 11 stops at area small businesses. In Waldo County, Collins visited Tozier's Market and Anglers Restaurant in Searsport, talking with supporters, owners and employees. Arriving a little past her anticipated 4:05 p.m. scheduled stop at Tozier's, she said she would have visited six counties and 11 businesses by the ...

  • Published
    October 27, 2020

    Waldo County polling places and times

    Following are polling places and times for in-person voting Nov. 3 in Waldo County municipalities, along with local questions to be voted on. Belfast Three polling locations are designated for the city's five wards. Polls will be open in the city from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wards 1 and 2 will vote at the Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial St. Wards 3 and 4 will vote at The Crosby Center, 96 Church St. Ward 5 will vote at ...

  • Published
    October 23, 2020

    King backs Golden

    Democratic Rep. Jared Golden's campaign announced that he has received the endorsement of U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine. Golden is running for reelection to his second term representing Maine's 2nd District. “If you were going to design an ideal member of Congress for Maine's Second District, you'd want someone who's smart and understands the issues, who listens to his constituents, who gets things done, and who ...

  • Published
    October 17, 2020

    Firefighters back Collins

    The Professional Firefighters of Maine on Oct. 15 announced their support for Sen. Susan Collins in her reelection for the U.S. Senate. “Sen. Collins is a tireless advocate for Maine firefighters, and we are proud to support her,” said Michael Crouse, president of the Professional Firefighters of Maine. “In the Senate, Susan looks out for us. She fights to protect our health care, and she makes sure we have the ...

  • Published
    October 17, 2020

    General Contractors PAC endorses Collins

    The Associated General Contractors of America Political Action Committee, also known as the AGC PAC, announced Oct. 14 that it has endorsed Susan Collins for the U.S. Senate. AGC PAC officials said they are supporting the senator's campaign because of her strong pro-construction record. “Susan Collins has distinguished herself as a serious leader with a proven track record of fighting unreasonable regulations, ...

  • Published
    October 12, 2020

    Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions backs Collins

    Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions has endorsed U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in her reelection bid. To receive CRES's endorsement, candidates must acknowledge a role for the federal government in reducing America's carbon emissions and developing a robust clean energy industry, as well as demonstrate leadership on policy initiatives related to climate change and emissions reduction. “Senator Susan Collins has ...

  • Published
    October 12, 2020

    Cohen backs Golden

    William Cohen, former Defense secretary, senator and congressman, has endorsed Democrat Jared Golden in his bid for reelection to the U.S. House from Maine's Second District. “As I've gotten to know Jared during his time in Congress, I have been impressed by what I've seen: he is thoughtful, hardworking, and genuinely committed to public service," Cohen said in his endorsement. "From his time in the Marines to ...

  • Published
    October 12, 2020

    Bill Green endorses Collins

    Bill Green, longtime host of "Bill Green's Maine," has endorsed U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in a television ad now airing statewide. In the ad, Green makes the case that “no matter who you're voting for for president,” Sen. Collins has “never been more important to Maine.” He also laments the “smear campaign” directed at the senator by Sara Gideon and her out-of-state allies who “don't give a darn about Maine.” Bill ...

  • Published
    October 12, 2020

    Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine endorses Crafts for U.S. House

    The Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine has endorsed Dale Crafts for Congress in Maine's 2nd Congressional District. The association cited his record of unwavering support of the trades, vocational programs, and defending the principles of merit shop construction. During Crafts' time in the Legislature, he cut red tape and made it easier for contractors in Maine to run their business, while working with ...

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