October 24, 2013

Meet the candidates for Saco City Council

Voters will fill all seven seats on the Saco City Council in the Nov. 5 election.

Ward 1

Cynthia Chadwick-Granger

Age: 53
Address: 3 Sean Place
Occupation: Director of client relations for First Choice Title; owner of “Vows for You” wedding business
Family: Married to James Granger; son Ryan and step-son Michael
Political Experience: Saco Planning Board; committee member for SCST

David Precourt

Age: 54
Address: 21 Berry Road
Occupation: Self-employed excavation and landscaping contractor
Family: Wife Joanne; sons Joshua and Nicholas.
Political Experience: Ran for City Council in 2009; member of SCST

Margaret E. Mills

Age: 57
Address: 168 Simpson Road
Occupation: Retired librarian
Family: Married with one adult daughter
Political Experience: Former Ward 1 city councilor

Ward 2

Roger Gay

Age: 55
Address: 76 Rocky Hill Road
Occupation: Quality control inspector and farmer
Family: Two adult children
Political experience: Ran for state representative in 2010; lobbies with AFL-CIO in Augusta

Leslie Smith Jr.

Age: 66
Address: 325 Flag Pond Road
Occupation: Southern district exam supervisor for Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Family: Widowed; three children; four grandchildren
Political Experience: On city council since 1989. US Air Force, 23 years

Ward 4

Philip L. Blood

Age: 66
Address: 6 Ocean View Circle
Occupation: Retired educator
Family: Wife Margaret; two grown daughters
Political experience: Serving first City Council term

Kevin Roche

Age: 43
Address: 18 Vines Road
Occupation: Owner/co-founder of Belleco, manufacturer of food service equipment
Family: Married with two children, ages 12 and 8
Political Experience: None


Ward 7


Marston Lovell

Age: Did not answer
Address: 51 Nott St.
Occupation: Technical services business owner
Family: Wife Karen; two children; three grandchildren
Political experience: Ward 7 city councilor, 2007-present

Nathan Johnston

Age: 30
Address: 7 Elm St.
Occupation: Maintains seven properties
Family: Daughter Emilee
Political Experience: None

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