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Eliot Cutler to discuss his e-book at Bar Harbor library

Posted Nov. 02, 2013, at 4:12 p.m.
Michele Stapleton

BAR HARBOR — Eliot Cutler, an independent candidate for governor, will be at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. to discuss his new e-book, “A State of Opportunity,” which was released in September. In it he outlines his plan for Maine’s economy and attracting more young people to the state. Free printed copies of the book will be available at the Jesup that night and the e-book can be downloaded for free at www.cutlerformaine.com.

A native of Bangor, Mr. Cutler is an environmental lawyer and an expert in project development who attended Harvard College and Georgetown University Law Center. He was a legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie and worked for President Jimmy Carter as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget and as an adviser on energy and natural resource issues. He returned to Maine in 2000 and lives in Cape Elizabeth with his wife, Dr. Melanie Stewart Cutler; they have two grown children. He ran for governor unsuccessfully in 2010. Mr. Cutler helped start two companies in Maine – Maine Seafood Ventures and MaineAsia which helps Maine companies export goods. He is president of the nonprofit Lerner Foundation, served on the board of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and was co-chairman in 2012 for Angus King’s successful campaign for the U.S. Senate.

This event is free and open to all, with seating on a first-come basis.

For more information, contact Melinda Rice, the Jesup’s director of marketing and communications, at 207-288-4245 or mrice@jesuplibrary.org.

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