Co-owner of Orono Brewing Company announces bid for Maine Senate seat

Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 9:33 PM EDT
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ORONO, Maine (WABI) - Abe Furth, a co-owner of Orono Brewing Company, announced plans today to run for Maine State Senate District 5.

Furth is a democrat and a co-owner of other businesses in the greater Bangor area in addition to Orono Brewing Company.

In a statement, Furth said, “I’m excited to take my experience as a small business owner and jobs creator to Augusta where I can continue to serve our communities and advocate for the needs of my neighbors.”

He was joined by Senate President Troy Jackson, among other elected officials, for the announcement.

“Abe has been a real leader in the Orono region for decades,” said Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash. “As the owner of several successful small businesses, Abe has worked hard to bring good-paying jobs to this region of Maine. He will bring pragmatic and sensible leadership with him to Augusta.”

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