U.S. Senate candidate Eric Mehnert visited NewPage Corp. and downtown Rumford Tuesday afternoon in his bid to win the Democratic primary on June 13. Mehnert, a civil rights lawyer from Orono, faces Jean Hay Bright in the primary. The winning candidate will face Sen. Olympia Snowe in November. Here, Mehnert shakes hands with June Dragoon, a Peru artist, on Congress Street.