Three candidates are competing to be the City of Westbrook’s next mayor.


Colleen Hilton

Age: 57
Address: 64 Berkeley St.
Occupation: Chief executive officer of VNA Home Health and Hospice
Family: Husband, William; three children, William, Emily and John; and granddaughter Colleen
Political experience: Two terms as Westbrook mayor, Westbrook School Committee for 10 years

Ernest Porell

Age: 44
Address: 53 Conant St.
Occupation: Owner and manager of Armory Apartments in Westbrook
Family: Wife, Susan; one son, Danny, 15
Political experience: One year as alternate on Westbrook Zoning Board of Appeals

James Tranchemontagne

Age: 39
Address: 26 Cole St.
Occupation: Owner of Frog & Turtle restaurant
Family: Wife, Heidi; son, Logan, 7
Political experience: None