2012-12-06 / Word on the Street

Word on the Street

What would you have done with the $500 million Powerball jackpot if you won?


“I would re-open my business and create a youth program for high school kids.”— Bobby Richardson, Biddeford. “I would re-open my business and create a youth program for high school kids.”— Bobby Richardson, Biddeford.

“The first thing I would do is celebrate and then I would give 10 percent to my church, help all of my relatives and buy a big house on the lake.”— John Pitner, Shapleigh. “The first thing I would do is celebrate and then I would give 10 percent to my church, help all of my relatives and buy a big house on the lake.”— John Pitner, Shapleigh.

“I think I would invest half in redeveloping Main Street and half in me for a perpetual sailing trip around the world.”— Caleb Johnson, Biddeford. “I think I would invest half in redeveloping Main Street and half in me for a perpetual sailing trip around the world.”— Caleb Johnson, Biddeford.

“If I won I would buy a yacht and just sit in front of Italy.”— Jamie Sowerby, Old Orchard. “If I won I would buy a yacht and just sit in front of Italy.”— Jamie Sowerby, Old Orchard.

“Something for the kids. When you don’t have something and you get something you have to share it.”— A.T.L. Johnson, Biddeford. “Something for the kids. When you don’t have something and you get something you have to share it.”— A.T.L. Johnson, Biddeford.

Return to top