FRYEBURG VOTERS REJECT BRIDGE SAVE

by Gair on November 6, 2013

VOTERS IN FRYEBURG, MAINE WILL NOT SPEND MONEY TO SAVE THE RED IRON BRIDGE AND IT WILL BE REMOVED.

FACED WITH THREE OPTIONS DURING TUESDAY’S ELECTION, 233 VOTERS APPROVED REMOVING THE DETERIORATING BRIDGE, 102 VOTED TO REPLACE IT AND 105 VOTED TO REPAIR IT.

FRYEBURG VOTERS WERE SPLIT ON THE STATEWIDE BALLOT ISSUES. QUESTION ONE, TO PROVIDE MAINTENANCE MONEY FOR THE MAINE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, FAILED BY JUST ONE VOTE – 222 TO 221. QUESTION 4, TO ISSUE A BOND FOR THE MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY ALSO FAILED, 259 TO 182.

ALL OTHERS PASSED, INCLUDING QUESTION 2, PROVIDING MONEY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM; QUESTION 3, INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR; AND QUESTION 5, PROVIDING MONEY TO THE MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM.

446 VOTERS TURNED OUT IN FRYEBURG, ABOUT 16 PERCENT OF THE ROUGHLY 2,800 WHO ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE.

VOTERS IN BRIDGTON AND LOVELL APPROVED ALL STATE BALLOT ISSUES.

ALL RESULTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED UNOFFICIAL UNTIL APPROVED BY TOWN CLERKS.

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