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Citizen's Guide - Russell Black


District: 90 (map)

Committe: Agriculture, Conservation and Forrestry

Party: Republican

Family: Susan (Wife), 4 Children, 7 Grandchildren

Occupation: Farmer, Logger

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 27%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 27.5%; MEA 15%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 645-2990 (home) (207) 491-4667 (cell) (207) 491-4667 (business)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 123 Black Road, Wilton


2012 Election

General: Black 3,066; Stovall 1,401
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Black: $2,823.75 (Privately Financed) Stovall: $2,293.74 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Black 2,636; Faunce 1,168
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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The climate crisis hits home in Central and Western Maine - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The climate crisis hits home in Maine - Press Herald

Maine politicians react to explosion in Farmington - WABI

Football: Winslow subdues MCI to take control of Big 11 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Russell Black - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Second-half surge lifts Winslow past MCI — High School Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Mancuso leads Richmond past Maine 24-17 - Tri-City Herald

As Maine's climate warms, what's on the menu likely will change - Press Herald

Local sports: high school scores; golf results; harness racing results - Bangor Daily News

Phillips/Congressman Golden special guest of Social Studies Class - Lewiston Sun Journal

Rangeley to celebrate opening of extended runway at municipal airport - Lewiston Sun Journal

Here's how the Maine Senate voted on the vaccine exemption bill - Press Herald

'The Most Elaborate Wedding Ever Staged': Rosetta Tharpe At Griffith Stadium - Maine Public

McDonald's helps local employee earn diploma - Lewiston Sun Journal

ATA honors trucking advocates with Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards - The Trucker

The 10 Best Monster Movies - Here Are the Best Monster Movies to Stream This Halloween - Esquire

Wilton reverend opens Maine Senate with prayer - Daily Bulldog

Janet Mills signs 'Cast and Blast' bill into law - Bangor Daily News

Jay pastor opens Maine Senate with prayer - Daily Bulldog

Black Ink Coffee Company looks to give back to the troops - WCSH-WLBZ

Retired teacher, former millworker seek Democratic nod for Senate District 17 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fiddlehead Festival returns - Lewiston Sun Journal

Franklin County voters to consider increasing number of county commissioners - Lewiston Sun Journal

Franklin County Teacher of the Year visits State House - Lewiston Sun Journal

RSU 73 teacher named County Teacher of the Year - Daily Bulldog

Vaccination debate draws hundreds to Maine State House - Bangor Daily News

It's The Height Of Deer Fly And Horse Fly Season - Why They're Such Dreaded Pests - Maine Public

Hundreds pack hearing on bill to end most exemptions for kids' vaccinations - Press Herald

Bergeron named Outstanding Conservation Cooperator - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine has $2M for recovery homes. None in the Bangor region qualifies. - Bangor Daily News

The Maine Fiddlehead Festival is this Saturday - Daily Bulldog

William Wegman: ‘Weimaraners are serious and try hard. They’re spooky and shadowy’ - The Guardian

Bill to strip Maine vaccination exemptions moves ahead despite GOP opposition - The County

Franklin County Fiddlers cap off busy season with six-day trip - Daily Bulldog

Senate President Troy Jackson announces committee assignments for the 129th Maine Senate - The County

Weld voters oppose changing date of town meeting - Lewiston Sun Journal

Senator Collins tours Woodlands Senior Living Center in Farmington - Daily Bulldog

Partisan rancor threatens to ignite a new fight over workers' compensation in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Driver defies Hollis traffic stop, ends up in ditch: police - WCSH-WLBZ

Franklin County judge recognized at State House - Lewiston Sun Journal

Barclaycard set to close, but the community is looking for a solution - WCSH-WLBZ

Wilton honors fallen heroes at 150th Memorial Day celebration - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

New Sharon students visit State House - Lewiston Sun Journal

Where to indulge your sweet tooth during Maine Maple weekend - WCSH-WLBZ

Stories That Ask Whether Humans and Nature Were Always Incompatible - The Atlantic

New bill could move the start of bird hunting season to late September - Bangor Daily News

Maine Cottage Re-opens Storefront In Annapolis - Annapolis, MD Patch

Bill would ban use of Indian mascots in Maine public schools - Press Herald

Gov. Mills shifts the tone in tackling Maine's opioid crisis - Press Herald

Unified Sports are opening doors for all Maine athletes - WCSH-WLBZ

WATCH: Plane crashes into Rangeley Lake after failed take off - WCSH-WLBZ

Apple Whisperer John Bunker Explores Maine for Forgotten Heritage Apple Varieties - Lancaster Farming

Barclaycard to close Wilton call center, slashing nearly 250 jobs - WCSH-WLBZ

Lots of trees in Maine. Unfortunately, lots of pests, too - Press Herald

NECEC presents proposed power corridor project Eustis public hearing and vote results - The Original Irregular

Jay board opposes legislation to add commissioners - Lewiston Sun Journal

Local sports:Legion baseball state schedule; tennis results; golf scores - Bangor Daily News

Summer Reads: Panelists and Listeners Share Best Book Recommendations - Maine Public

School district settles with former Kennebunk teacher over racist incidents - Press Herald

State issues warning over potential measles exposure — Health — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Art review: Former CMCA space fills need for photo shows - Press Herald

Collective Work II, art exhibition at 162 Russell in Rockport -

How both sides of the CMP corridor debate are sharpening their arguments - Bangor Daily News

Pike named trustee of Maine School of Science and Mathematics - Lewiston Sun Journal

Wilton branch of KeyBank to close on April 19 - Daily Bulldog

Births - Lewiston Sun Journal

The 'Impossible Dream' sets sail in Maine, wheelchairs welcomed - WCSH-WLBZ

Rep. Russell Black and family honored as 2016 Conservation Farmers of the Year - Daily Bulldog

Senator Susan Collins makes a day of it in Franklin County - Lewiston Sun Journal

Citing new evidence, man convicted of 1994 murder in South Portland keeps fighting for another trial - Press Herald

CMP Transmission Line Project Draws Local Response at Hearing - Natural Resources Council of Maine

'Who am I?' The man who started out as 'Billy Sunshine' may never know - Press Herald

Mills to host opioid response summit in July - Press Herald

Rally to stop domestic terrorism in Portland - WCSH-WLBZ

Class C football: Big 11 ready for another tight season - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine receives nearly $6 million to fight opioid crisis - WCSH-WLBZ

Three killed in rollover crash at Acadia National Park - Press Herald

Local farms will open their doors for Open Farm Day - Lewiston Sun Journal

A closer look at what the alumni of the 115th Congress have been up to - Roll Call

Freeport man's defamation suit heard in Maine Supreme Court - WCSH-WLBZ

Celebrating four decades of The Dogs! - Cover Story - News - Maine Edge

Summer's biggest pests, deer flies and horse flies 'slash their way into your skin' - Bangor Daily News

Joining 7 States, Maine Legalizes Medically Assisted Suicide - Governing

Baseball: Winslow soaks Waterville - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Warden MacCabe receives Legislative Sentiment from Representative Black - Daily Bulldog

Clean-up complete, Wilton property awaits new future - Daily Bulldog

Kennebunk grapples with another racial incident involving students - Press Herald

Former President George W. Bush attends Maine golf fundraiser named after late father - WMTW Portland

Local sports: High school scores, schedule; auto racing results; golf scores; semi-pro football scores - Bangor Daily News

Maine Winter Sports Center visionary plans to move on - Press Herald

Video: 2 injured in float plane crash; Pownal pilot involved in Rangeley Lake incident - Times Record

A Rare Gun-Control Proposal That Could Unite Congress - The Atlantic

It's summer in Maine — that means house guests - Bangor Daily News

Trevor Bates' altercation with police baffles his supporters - Press Herald

Cumberland teacher is a 2019 Maine Teacher of the Year finalist - WCSH-WLBZ

9 ways to repel deer flies and horse flies — Act Out — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Family files wrongful death suit against Emera Maine - WCSH-WLBZ

So. Portland remembers state's deadliest plane crash, 75 years later - WCSH-WLBZ

Giant Maine ice disk looks like it shouldn't be from this world - SYFY WIRE

Presumpscot Elementary parents fear school closing - WCSH-WLBZ