Local issues decided at polls

Jun 11, 2019

Several municipal measures and other school district budget votes were on local ballots Tuesday.

For RSU 3 results, click here.

For RSU 71 results, click here.

Frankfort

Frankfort, with a vote of 56 to 98, decided against disbanding its town Highway Department and changing the position of road commissioner from elected to appointed.

It is part of Regional School Unit 22, which also includes Hampden, Newburgh and Winterport. Citizens decided in favor of the school budget with 93 votes.

Unity

Unity voters agreed to allow Sunday sales and consumption of alcohol. The last election the town of Unity had regarding Sunday sales of alcohol was in 1984. The town voted at that time for no sale of wine or "spirits" on Sundays.

This time around, though, the vote was 68 to 27 in favor.

For Unity school budget results, click here.

Northport

The school budget for Northport Municipal School Unit was approved. Detailed numbers are not yet available.

Prospect

A handful of Prospect voters approved the Regional School Unit 25 budget with a vote of 18 in favor to 8 opposed. RSU 25 in Hancock County also includes Bucksport, Orland and Verona Island.

Palermo

The Regional School Unit 12 budget was passed in Palermo with a vote of 24 in favor to 4 against. RSU 12 also includes schools in the towns of Chelsea, Somerville, Whitefield and Windsor.

Stockton Springs

Incumbent Selectman Peter Curley retained his seat against challenger Arnold Connor. Curley received 181 votes to Connor's 88. Fire Chief Vern Thompson was re-elected with 273 votes.

For RSU 20 budget results and school acceptance vote results, click here.

Stockton Springs will decide on its municipal budget at the annual town meeting Saturday, June 15, downstairs at the Town Office starting at 9 a.m. Prior to the meeting, at 8:15 a.m., a dedication to former Town Manager Marnie Diffin will take place in the parking lot adjacent to the Town Office.

 

Winterport

Incumbent Stephen Cooper, receiving 131 votes, and Margaret English-Flanagan, receiving 156 votes, were voted to town council.  John Holmes received 213 votes to remain on the RSU 22 school board.  Marc Berlin received 214 votes to become a town assessor.

Winterport voted to approve the school budget on question one.

 

 

 

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