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

Russell Black - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Local sports: Golf results; Senior League regional scores; Bangor Raceway starters - Bangor Daily News

Mt. Blue senior recognized by DOE for anti-bullying project - Daily Bulldog

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

Summer Reading Diary: My Endless Bummer - Jezebel

Wilton town meeting mostly goes along with Select Board - Lewiston Sun Journal

Old Town High School 2019 scholarships and awards - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

Bucksport High School fourth quarter honor roll — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Chrissy Teigen & Luna Take the Cutest Pic in N.Y.C., Plus Rihanna, Cardi B & More -

Alex Morgan, US women's soccer team honored at The ESPYS - WCSH-WLBZ

Wilton reverend opens Maine Senate with prayer - Daily Bulldog

Local sports: Bangor Raceway starters; golf scores — Harness Racing — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Letters: July 19, 2019 | Letters To The Editor - Plattsburgh Press Republican

Wilton remembers those who served - Lewiston Sun Journal

Fiddlehead Festival returns - Lewiston Sun Journal

Imagining A Dismal Future, 'Years And Years' Says Plenty About The Present - Maine Public

Baby News: Reducing the Likelihood of Future Allergies - Yahoo Entertainment

Bergeron named Outstanding Conservation Cooperator - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

The Open: The best images from Royal Portrush - Yahoo Movies

The Strokes: SPIN's 2003 Cover Story, 'The Rebirth of Cool' - SPIN

Todd Jones: Alleviating the plastic crisis - Lewiston Sun Journal

Jay pastor opens Maine Senate with prayer - Daily Bulldog

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

Wilton voters ask county to restore funding for nonprofits - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

Moose calls for a cause - Daily Bulldog

Netflix Orders Variety Sketch Series ‘Astronomy Club’ From Kenya Barris - Yahoo Entertainment

Central Maine legislative candidate profiles - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

Outdoor Heritage Fund Changes Proposed | George's Outdoor News - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Meghan McCain criticizes Kellyanne Conway for comment to reporter - Yahoo Movies

Wilton couple recognized with legislative sentiment - Lewiston Sun Journal

Saving whales, Manson murder house: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

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

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

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

The Maine Fiddlehead Festival is this Saturday - Daily Bulldog

Franklin County Fiddlers perform in Maine Senate - Daily Bulldog

Franklin County judge recognized at State House - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

Behind the numbers in Maine's latest campaign finance reports - Bangor Daily News

Halbert Hargrove Russell Continues to Hold Holding in Exxon Mobil (XOM); Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP Has Cut Position in Walt Disney Company/The (DIS) by $353202 as Market Value Rose - The InvestReporter

Wilton farm named Maine Tree Farmer of Year - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A few Mainers are giving up the fight over fiddleheads, and growing their own - Press Herald

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

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

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

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

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

Comic-Con 2019 Schedule: Here Are the Must-See Panels and Screenings - TheWrap

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

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

Police ID victim in fatal crash on I-295 as Brunswick woman, 26 - Press Herald

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

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

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

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

House Republicans back LePage veto, keeping Medicaid expansion in limbo - Bangor Daily News

James Bond actor was murdered by chemsex killer's drug dealer -

Baseball: Winslow soaks Waterville - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

5 Maine women share survivals of sexual violence with Sen. Collins in DC, urging 'no' on Kavanaugh - WCSH-WLBZ

Flood watch continues in County as police close Fort Fairfield road - The County

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

Mills has a long way to go to fill hundreds of vacancies LePage left behind - Bangor Daily News

David Trahan: Use technology to manage Maine's turkey population - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Almost All Firefighters Quit in Maine Town After Tense Meeting With Local Officials - NECN

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

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

In 2015, a troubled sailor jumped overboard. Now the boat's captain is being held responsible - Press Herald

Maine Senate Democrats and Republicans choose new leaders - Press Herald

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

Wiscasset woman's trial in child's death opens with dramatic photos - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Here's your legal shooting times for deer hunting - Bangor Daily News

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

Kevin Neil Gerard Russell | Obituaries - The Laconia Daily Sun

Misconduct alleged in class action case involving Portland lawyer - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

Baseball: Waterville rallies past Winslow - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

What on Earth Is America's Worst Governor Going to Do When He Leaves Office? - Splinter

Baseball: Lauter shines again as Maranacook tops Waterville - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Skowhegan Area High School first-quarter honor roll - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Track and field: Cony, Maranacook continue 'rivalry' at Capital City meet - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

On Skiing: Exhibit tells story of Maine's Olympic history - Lewiston Sun Journal

How Maine residents did at the 2019 Boston Marathon - WCSH-WLBZ

Former UMaine baseball player charged with raping 6 women in Delaware - Press Herald

Katahdin and Beyond: The Best Hikes in Maine's Baxter State Park - The Trek

Weld honors those who gave their all for freedom - Lewiston Sun Journal