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Judith Meyer is executive editor of the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel and the Western Maine weekly newspapers of the Sun Media Group. She serves as vice president of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and is a member of the Right to Know Advisory Committee to the Legislature. A journalist since 1990 and former editorial page editor for the Sun Journal, she was named Maine’s Journalist of the Year in 2003. She serves on the New England Newspaper & Press Association Board of Directors and was the 2018 recipient of the Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. A fellow of the National Press Foundation and the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, she attended George Washington University, lives in Auburn with her husband, Phil, and is an active member of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine.

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  • Published
    April 6, 2019

    New Leeds pastor happy to lead small church

    LEEDS — After an 18-month search, the members of Leeds Community Church have found a new pastor and that pastor has found a new home that he thinks may be just right for him. The Rev. Steve Allman, 43, led his first Sunday service at his new church on March 31 after spending the previous […]

  • Published
    April 5, 2019

    This week’s agenda

    Monday Casco: Planning Board, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center Hartford: Ordinance Committee, 3 p.m., Town Hall Hebron: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Jay: Selectboard, 6 p.m., Town Office Paris: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Sumner: Fire Department Auxiliary, 6 p.m., Town Office Waterford: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Wilton: […]

  • Published
    April 4, 2019

    RSU 16 sets budget meetings, votes

    Residents of Mechanic Falls, Minot and Poland will cast their ballots May 14.

  • Published
    April 1, 2019

    Durham voters to consider $2.1M road bond Saturday

    The annual town meting will be held at 9 a.m. at the Durham Community School. Elections are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the school.

  • Published
    April 1, 2019

    Dyment announces run for Rumford selectman

    The Planning Board member said he is committed to “transparency and honesty” for taxpayers.

  • Published
    March 31, 2019

    Vaccinations, immigration and controversy

    Nick Isgro, vice-chairman of the Maine Republican Party, recently made some comments about vaccinations and the potential of disease spreading from the huge influx of illegal immigrants. The entire politically correct world seems to have reared its ugly head over the comments and nothing short of banishment to Antarctica is deemed necessary. However, maybe one […]

  • Published
    March 27, 2019

    Sumner director: RSU 10 wants 2.1 percent increase

    SUMNER — The Regional School Unit 10 school board Director Charles Maddaus told the Sumner Board of Selectmen that the board of directors is considering a 2.1 percent budget increase for 2019-20 but he would like to see the budget remain at $26.48 million, the amount approved for this fiscal year, and rely on $850,000 […]

  • Published
    March 26, 2019

    Khalid announces bid for Lewiston City Council

    The vice chairwoman of the Lewiston Democratic Party is seeking to represent Ward 1.

  • Published
    March 25, 2019

    This week’s agenda

    Monday Hebron: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Jay: Selectboard, 6 p.m., Town Office Paris: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Peru: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Waterford: Selectmen, 6:30 p.m., Town Office Tuesday Buckfield: Buckfield Village Corp. annual district meeting, 7 p.m., Municipal Center Casco: Selectboard, 6:30 p.m., Casco Community Center Farmington: RSU 9 board of […]

  • Published
    March 25, 2019

    New Gloucester woman gets 6th James Beard nomination

    The owner of Purple House bakery – known in part for its Montreal-style bagels and ornate pizzas made by a wood-fired oven – is a semifinalist for the 2019 culinary award

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