Maine Green Party celebrates 25th anniversary

Posted May 04, 2009, at 8:18 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Green Independent Party is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The party held a 25th anniversary dinner on Saturday night ahead of its annual convention on Sunday at the Senator Inn in Augusta.

The party says it was founded in 1984, six months before the national Green Party was established. The party says it has about 31,000 members in Maine.