Fed up with a lack of civility in modern politics, more women in Maine are running for state office than ever before.
Kylie Bragdon won’t object to being called driven – it’s quite obvious that she is. Bragdon is a principal, a lobsterwoman and she just completed her doctorate at the University in New England. Now she’s running for a seat in Maine state House.
Republican Josanne Dolloff is for running for the Maine Legislature to improve her state and ensure her daughters and grandchildren remain close to home.
Reade Brower will buy longtime friend Alan Baker’s award-winning weeklies in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor on Sept. 1.
Reade Brower has become many things along his unconventional path through life, from janitor to balloon seller to barefoot marathoner to husband and father to where he is today, owner of 25 Maine newspapers.
There’s no state in the country where one person controls as many newspapers as Reade Brower does in Maine, and the grim industry’s players are watching to see how this situation unfolds.
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