Benson, Goetze win town seats



SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Tom Benson won reelection to the board of selectmen in voting here on Tuesday. Challenger Lydia Goetze defeated two-term incumbent board member Ralph Dunbar. Susi Homer finished fourth.

In the contest for two seats on the school committee, the winners were incumbent Ingrid Kachmar and Jim Sawyer. Erica Dow and Michael Sawyer came in third and fourth, respectively.

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Dick Broom

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Dick Broom covers the towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island High School and the school system board and superintendent's office. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever and finding new places for her to swim. [email protected]