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Blue Hill calls annual town meeting

Nearly 200 people attended the Blue Hill annual town meeting April 7, approving $8.75 million in municipal and education spending requests and three new ordinances that banned single-use plastic bags and foam food service containers and relaxed street vending regulations.

Scrutiny

Scrutiny

Eckley Herrick examines the town budget before raising questions.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Hand vote

Hand vote

Citizens raise their voting cards at Blue Hill town meeting April 7.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Listening

Listening

Mike Astbury, left, and son Josh Astbury listen to discussion on proposed ordinances.

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Against ordinances

Against ordinances

John Bannister speaks out against banning single-use plastic bags.

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Prin. Schildroth

Prin. Schildroth

Blue Hill Consolidated School Principal Shelly Schildroth speaks of student needs and accomplishments.

Town selectmen

Town selectmen

From left, Blue Hill Selectmen Jim Schatz, Ellen Best and Vaughn Leach discuss proposed articles.

Photo by Anne Berleant