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Jim Dill


Thousands of young Mainers have met Senator Jim Dill at Bug Maine-ia, an annual event where Maine students can get up close and personal with insects and learn about their impact on public health, forestry and agriculture.

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Sen. Dill introduces bill to support Maine beer industry

AUGUSTA — Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, introduced LD 254, “An Act to Clarify Liquor Label Approval and Registration Requirements” today to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs. This bill, which seeks to align the text of the rules regarding alcoholic...

Sen. Dill welcomes the University of Maine Football Team to the Maine Senate

Sen. Dill (second from left) with (L-R) University of Maine Senior Associate Athletic Director Seth Woodcock; University of Maine Football players Andre Miller, Jeffery Devaughn and Chris Ferguson; University of Maine Director of Athletics Ken Ralph; University of Maine President Joanne...

Senator Jim Dill is serving his second term in the Maine Senate, representing part of Penobscot County. 

A Maine native, Senator Dill lives in Old Town and works for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension as the Pest Management Specialist and Cooperating Professor in the School of Biological Sciences. 

Senator Dill served two terms in the House of Representatives from 2010 through 2014 — serving as House Chair of the Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry committee in the 126th Legislature.

Board Positions

Senator Jim Dill has served on the Old Town/RSU 34 school board for the past 18 years, and as its chairman for the past 17 years. He also has served on the board of the United Technologies Center, a vocational high school in Bangor, for the past 18 years, and as its chairman for the past four years. Senator Dill is also a member of the Orono-Old Town Kiwanis.


Senator Dill is a graduate of the University of Maine and holds a Ph.D. in entomology from Purdue University.

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