Five candidates are competing for three seats on the Gorham Town Council in the Nov. 5 election.


Forrest Genthner

Age: 18 
Address: 33 Old Orchard Rd. 
Occupation: Student, customer service representative at MZ Enterprises
Family: Single
Political experience: None

Benjamin Hartwell

Age: 33
Address: 443 Sebago Lake Road
Occupation: Farmer
Family: Wife, Jennifer
Political experience: None

James Means

Age: 64
Address: 7 Beatrice Drive
Occupation: Retired real estate investor
Family: Wife, JoAnn, and three sons
Political experience: Gorham Economic Development Corp, 2002-2012

Matthew Robinson

Age: 46
Address: 24 Sanborn St.
Occupation: Sales manager, Standard Motor Products Family: Wife, Meliss; daughter, Samantha, 17
Political experience: Twelve years on the Gorham Town Council, including two years as chairman and three years as vice chairman; two years on the Cumberland County Budget Advisory Committee

Bruce Roullard

Age: 51
Address: 46 School St.
Occupation: Mortgage lender
Family: Single
Political experience: None


This story was updated at 10:20 a.m. to correct Forrest Genthner’s address. Genthner resides at 33 Old Orchard Road, not at 32 Old Orchard Rd. as was previously stated.