BUCKFIELD – Tuesday’s municipal elections and referendum questions brought 287 voters out to cast ballots.

The SAD 39 referendum question proposing to raise a sum of money for the repair of the Junior/Senior High School roof passed with a vote of 212 to 74.

Selectman Oscar Gammon was re-elected with 160 votes to the Board of Selectmen for a term of three years. Christopher Hayward garnered 66 votes and opponent Judith Berg got 50 votes.

Gammon was also re-elected to the position of assessor with 155 votes. Hayward got 78 votes; Berg secured 45 votes.

Voters elected two SAD 39 directors for terms of three years. Joan Abrams was elected with 164 votes. David Savage won with 144 votes. Opponent David Chabe received 90 votes.

Voters passed a local liquor referendum, allowing liquor licenses to be issued to in-town establishments. Question one, which would allow the issuing of liquor licenses for weekday sale of liquor passed with a vote of 237 to 44. Question two, which specified sale of liquor on Sunday passed with a vote of 212 to 74.


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