Gov. Janet Mills was formally sworn in for her second term as governor on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
The inauguration, held at the Augusta Civic Center, drew a strong crowd and featured artists from across the state.
At left: Members of the Pihcintu Multinational Girls Chorus sin during Gov. Janet Mills’ second inaguration in Augusta on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023; Maine Gov. Janet Mills listens to Maine Poet Laureate Julia Bouwsma in the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday Night, Jan. 4, 2023, after taking the oath of office for the second time. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN
Clockwise, from left: Maine Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows walks into the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday night, Jan. 4, 2023; Wearing her L.L. Bean boots, Maine Gov. Janet T. Mills walks into the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday night; Maine Speaker of the House Rachel Talbot Ross applauds after Gov. Janet Mills took the oath of office on Wednesday night, Jan. 4, 2023, in Augusta. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN