Krieg named planning director

By Lisa Williams Ackley

Staff Writer

Anne Krieg, AICP of Bar Harbor, has been named as the Town of Bridgton’s new Director of Planning, Economic and Community Development.

Krieg, who brings with her 25 years of experience in planning and development, 16 years of that time in municipal planning, was most recently the Director of Planning and Development for nine years in Bar Harbor.

Arthur D. Triglione Sr., chairman of the Bridgton Board of Selectmen, who also sat in as a hiring committee member, indicated that Krieg was the Committee’s preference.

Triglione said Krieg has the skills, experience and personality that will allow her to be successful in Bridgton.

“We are excited to have Anne come on board,” said Chairman Triglione.

Krieg helped create the 2007 Comprehensive Plan that won Plan of the Year from the Maine Association of Planners. She also worked with the Maine Downtown Center for Bar Harbor to become a member of the Maine Downtown Network.

Prior to working nearly a decade in Bar Harbor, Krieg was the Town Planner in Reading, Massachusetts where she worked on the closure and reuse of a former landfill. She was also Principal Planner in Danvers, Massachusetts where she worked on the reuse and re-zoning of the Danvers State Hospital campus.

Krieg graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in planning and economics from the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University, in 1986.

She and her husband Rob have three children — Mae, who is a freshman at SUNY New Paltz; Theresa, 13, and an avid painter; and Gabriel, seven, who is getting ready for baseball season to start.

Rob is a registered landscape architect working with Coplon Associates.  They enjoy hiking and biking together.

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