April Bachelder and Kiel Gauthier of Thomaston announce the birth of their son Kiel Tomas Gauthier Jr.

He was born Feb. 23, 2013 at Pen Bay Medical Center. He weighed 6.75 pounds and was 20 inches long.

He is the grandson of LeeAnn Gauthier of Thomaston, Peggy and Travis Oxton of Rockland, Henry Thompson and William Bachelder of Friendship.