Senator Cyrway is serving his fourth term in the Maine State Senate. He represents Senate District 16, which consists of the towns of Albion, Benton, Clinton, Fairfield, Unity Plantation, Waterville and Winslow. Senator Cyrway is a graduate of Lawrence High School, the University of Maine and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
Before retiring, he had a long career in law enforcement where he held varied positions, including Kennebec County deputy patrol sheriff, corrections officer and assistant jail administrator. He has also served as the DARE Training Coordinator for the state of Maine.
Currently, Senator Cyrway serves as a member of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee as well as the Joint Standing Committee on Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business.
Senator Cyrway grew up on his family’s farm. He currently lives in Albion, and has three children and six grandchildren.
Hello, I am Senator Scott Cyrway who represents District 16. Yesterday, I heard the very sad news that a fellow law enforcement officer, a Deputy Sheriff like me, was killed in the line of duty. Hancock County Deputy Sheriff Luke Gross was killed early in the morning near MDI when he was hit by a vehicle … Continue reading We Should Honor Our First Responders
Sen. Scott Cyrway presents this week’s Senate Republican radio address. Hello. I am Senator Scott Cyrway. This week, the USCDC released new recommendations that even people who have been vaccinated should wear masks indoors in some parts of the country where infection rates are higher. It said that it based its decision on new research … Continue reading The USCDC Is No Longer a Reliable Source on COVID-19
By Sen. Scott Cyrway Having read Amy Calder’s June 22 story regarding fish restoration on the Kennebec River, I applaud the cooperative effort of all those involved in the activities at the Lockwood Dam on June 15. We need more of this. From the story, it appeared that Brookfield Renewable, the facility owner, worked together with … Continue reading We Need Cooperation and Tempered Rhetoric on Kennebec Dams
Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2021 (Augusta, ME) – Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher announced today that his department will drop its planned changes to the Kennebec River management plan that had been the subject of a controversial rule-making process that ended recently. The plan called for removal of at least … Continue reading Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan
By Sen. Scott Cyrway Last week, the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) closed the public comment period for a rule-making that amends the state’s comprehensive plan for the management of the Kennebec River. Having done so, nothing now stands in the way of DMR following through on their promise to submit this amendment to … Continue reading A Key Step Necessary to Remove Kennebec Dams Is Now Done