Residents raise little blue slips to vote in favor of a warrant article at the Penobscot Annual Town Meeting earlier this month. Dozens of residents filled the school gym to decide numerous warrant articles. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY JENNIFER OSBORN

Town meetings scheduled in Hancock County



ELLSWORTH — Several Hancock County towns will hold their annual elections and town meetings in coming weeks.

The schedule includes:

Franklin

Elections on Friday, March 25.

Noon-7 p.m. at the Franklin Community Center.

Contested race: Renee Trust and incumbent Roy Gott are running for a three-year term on the School Board.

Open meeting convenes Saturday, March 26, at noon, Franklin Community Center.

Verona Island

Town Meeting will be March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Verona Island Town Hall.

Blue Hill

Elections on Friday, April 1, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Open meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. April 2 at the Blue Hill Consolidated School gymnasium.

Contested races: There are three candidates, Jim Dow, Butler Smythe and Rebecca Wentworth, for two three-year terms on the Select Board. Also, two candidates are running for a two-year seat on the board. They are Sean Dooley and James Wootten.

Brooklin

Elections on Friday, April 1.

2-6 p.m.

Town Meeting is Saturday, April 2, at 9 a.m. at the school gym.

Hancock

Elections on Monday, May 9, 1-7 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Town Meeting is Tuesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hancock Grammar School.

Mariaville

Town Meeting has been postponed until May 23 at 7 p.m., location to be determined.

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