Lebanon voters will help decide the race for state representative of District 20 on Election Day this Tuesday, Nov. 4. District 20 includes Lebanon, Acton and a small portion of Shapleigh. The three candidates running for the seat all reside in Lebanon - Democrat Bettie Harris-Howard, Republican Karen Gerrish and write-in Harrison Thorpe.
U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Lawrence Young, 54, of Lebanon, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court before Judge D. Brock Hornby to being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to court records, Young was discovered hunting with a 16-gauge shotgun in the area of Acton, Maine, on May 1. Young was prohibited from possessing firearms because of two prior felony convictions.