Embden town meeting

Budget approved Saturday: $1.18 million

Major items approved: $200,000 for repair and maintenance of bridges, roads and culverts; $291,740 for winter roads and a three-year snow removal contract with Nitram Excavation & General Contractor; $75,000 for fire and ambulance services and fire hydrant rental

Major items rejected: none

Meeting attendance: 39

Candidates elected Friday: Janice Welch, selectwoman; Bonnie Baker, town clerk and treasurer; Ruth Blake, tax collector; Michael Witham, road commissioner; Dwight Barron, assessor and member of Regional School Unit 74 board of directors

New Portland town meeting

Budget approved Saturday: $709,246

Major items approved: borrowing up to $250,000 for a salt and sand shed, $124,000 for summer roads, $225,000 for winter roads.

Major items rejected: none

Meeting attendance: 54

Candidates elected Friday: Andrea Reichert, selectman; Kristen Mitchell, town clerk; Jessie Campbell, member, School Administrative District 74 board of directors

St. Albans town meeting

Budget approved Saturday: $1.38 million

Major items approved: $293,920 for public works and Highway Department; $6,500 for town hall generator

Major items rejected: $5,000 for new dock for town landing. Town Manager Rhonda Stark opposed it, saying the state might pick up the cost.

Meeting attendance: about 40

Elected to office Friday: Emille Lemire, town clerk; Hiram Weymouth, selectman; Stephen Emery, road commissioner; Lemire, Kimberly Novak and James O’Neill, Budget Committee; Samantha Brown, School Unit 19 board of directors.

Recognitions: Town Clerk and Registrar of Voters Stacey Desrosiers, for 26 years of service; Winafred Russell and her son, Philip, Spirit of America Awards.


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