Stories about Steve Woods

Steve Woods, president and CEO of TideSmart Global and a gubernatorial hopeful, explains his vision for bolstering Maine's economic future at in his office in Falmouth. His plan would involve eliminating 108 Maine towns that consume five times as much state resources they are able to contribute.

Gubernatorial candidate Steve Woods says 108 Maine towns ‘basically insolvent’

By Seth Koenig on March 12, 2013, at 7:16 p.m.
A dock on the Royal River sits in the mud during a low tide last year. Yarmouth is in line for money to dredge its harbor, although it's unclear if the funding will come through.

Sandy relief funds could help Yarmouth dredge its diminishing harbor

By Will Graff on March 08, 2013, at 1:46 p.m.
FILE - These 2012 file photos show Maine candidates for U.S. Senate in the November 2012 general election, Democrat Cynthia Dill, left, Independent Angus King, center, and Republican Charlie Summers.

Eight months after political shakeup, Maine’s Senate race draws to a close

By Matthew Stone on Nov. 06, 2012, at 6:17 p.m.
Steve Woods

Independent Steve Woods leaves Senate race, endorses King

By Matthew Stone on Nov. 04, 2012, at 8:08 a.m.
Andrew Ian Dodge

‘Don’t forget us!’ say the other Senate candidates

The Associated Press on Oct. 28, 2012, at 2:01 p.m.
Cynthia Dill (from left), Andrew Dodge, Angus King, Charlie Summers and Steve Woods line the Gracie stage on the Husson University campus on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

Senate candidates trade barbs on independence, balanced budgets, negative ads at forum

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 17, 2012, at 9:56 p.m.
Independent Angus King (left) and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Watch the full debate: Senate candidates meet in Bangor

on Oct. 17, 2012, at 6:24 p.m.
Maine businessman and independent candidate for U.S. Senate Steve Woods

Senate candidate submits FOAA request to Falmouth in escalating dispute over business sign

By Amber Cronin on Sept. 11, 2012, at 12:03 p.m.
Steve Woods, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, set up shop at a Portland park Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in a 42-foot mobile health screening vehicle that belongs to the company he owns. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Falmouth-based Promerica Health, said workers on the mobile unit spent five hours providing free cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings to 93 people in Deering Oaks park Saturday.

Maine candidate for Senate takes pulse of electorate with health-screening vehicle

By Robert Long on Aug. 13, 2012, at 7:14 p.m.
As the owner of a business that specializes in preventative health care, Wood said he’s best qualified among this year’s U.S. Senate candidates from Maine to understand the relationship between business and health care reform.
Supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday, June 28, 2012, after the court's ruling was announced.

Maine Democrats cheer Supreme Court decision; Republicans attack health care law as tax hike

By Jackie Farwell and Matthew Stone on June 28, 2012, at 11:27 a.m.
Maine businessman Steve Woods, U.S. Senate candidate. Photographed at the U.S. Senate candidate bipartisan forum at the University of Maine in Orono April 25, 2012.

Yarmouth councilman takes a truly unconventional approach in bid for U.S. Senate

By Christopher Cousins on June 20, 2012, at 9:28 p.m.
Maine businessman Steve Woods, U.S. Senate candidate.

Fellow independent Senate candidate Steve Woods issues challenge to Angus King

By Matthew Stone on June 14, 2012, at 6:11 p.m.
"The world’s foremost mentalist," The Amazing Kreskin, with independent candidate for U.S. Senate Steve Woods.

Jesse Ventura, the Amazing Kreskin offer Maine Senate endorsements

By Matthew Stone on June 14, 2012, at 3:20 p.m.