Thursday, September 15, 2005

Maietta drops reelection bid

Published in the Current

SOUTH PORTLAND (Sep 15, 2005): There will be contested elections for all three open South Portland City Council seats, but not for the two School Board seats or one Portland Water District seat.

Three people will run for the District 1 City Council seat on the Nov. 8 ballot: David Bourke, Claude Morgan and Quirino “Skip” Lucarelli, according to the city clerk's office.

In District 2, Kay Loring will run against R. Anton Hoecker for the seat being vacated by Thomas Maietta, who told the clerk's office Tuesday that he would not seek reelection.

In District 5, Brian Dearborn will challenge incumbent James Hughes.

William Harris and incumbent Mark Reuscher will seek two at-large seats on the School Board.

And for the Portland Water District seat representing South Portland and Cape Elizabeth, incumbent John Brady will run unopposed.