New faces at Warren town office

By Beth A. Birmingham | Sep 27, 2013
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham Diana Dare, left, and Melissa Sukeforth are the new faces of Warren Town Office. Dare has been named the deputy clerk and Sukeforth is the town clerk.

Warren — Warren Interim Town Manager Glenn Aho has announced new staff at the town office.

Diana Dare of Waldoboro has been named the new deputy clerk. She assumed the position Sept. 9.

Dare was a Warren resident for more than 20 years and raised her daughter there prior to relocating to Waldoboro.

"I like to work with the public," said Dare who added it is great to see people she has not seen in years.

Melissa Sukeforth of Warren has been named town clerk. She started her new role Sept. 23.

Sukeforth has worked in administration for the past 13 years, and is looking forward to reconnecting with the people of her hometown again.

"I look forward to seeing those that I already know and meeting those that I don't," said Sukeforth.

She has lived in Warren all her life, and raised two daughters with her husband, Jim. The couple has three grandchildren as well.

Town manager search narrows

Doug Pope, chairman of the board of selectmen, said in an email Sept. 26 that the search for a new town manager has narrowed.

"It looks like we have a deal with our first choice candidate," said Pope's email, but no further information was released.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at

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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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