Kittery’s Walter Wheeler to be honored on Labor Day

August 28, 2014 2:00 AM

wheelerKITTERY, Maine — Former state Rep. Walter Wheeler of Kittery will be honored by local Democrats at an event on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.

Wheeler served as state representative from Kittery for eight years, from 2002 to 2010, when he faced term limits. A World War II veteran, he is a retired machinist at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Monday’s picnic is sponsored by the Seacoast Democrats, and will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the picnic gazebo across the street from Fort McClary. Grilled foods, corn and beverages will be provided. Cost per person is $10. For information and to register, visit