Miss Maine Crowned 

A young woman from Chester is the new Miss Maine.Arikka Knights was crowned Saturday night at the Miss Maine pageant in Brunswick.The 23-year old is also Miss Greater Lincoln.Knights is a graduate of Mattanawcook Academy and Franklin Pierce University.Arikka was an intern at TV5 a few years back.F. Lee Baily was among the panel that judged the contestants.Knights heads to the Miss America pageant in January in Las Vegas.