Two legislative candidate forums to be held in New Gloucester

New Gloucester community access TV Channel 3 will be covering two political forums that are open to the public. Incumbent Rep. Eleanor Espling and challenger Elijah Breton have been invited to participate in a House District 65 forum at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14. Incumbent Eric Brakey and challenger Kimberly Sampson have been invited to participate in a Senate District 20 forum at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23.

Both events will be held at the Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Road, New Gloucester. Tamilyn Wayboer will serve as the moderator for the House forum, while Beverly Cadigan will serve as the moderator for the Senate forum. Voters are encouraged to send questions in advance to be asked by the moderators. The deadlines for submitting questions are Thursday, Sept. 8, for the House forum; and Saturday, Sept. 17, for the Senate forum. Send questions to Additionally, the format will include an opportunity for audience members to ask questions.

Both forums will be telecast live and will be rebroadcast on NGTV Channel 3 following the live broadcasts on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., leading up to Election Day. Also, the programs will be available as video on demand at