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Blue Hill special town meeting

he upstairs auditorium of Town Hall was filled to capacity for a special town meeting July 25, with people finding seats on the steps to the stage, a couch and a piano bench. Up for vote: a proposed town purchase of a property on Salt Pond, nearly 3.5 acres in size, with about 900 feet of shoreline and a three-bedroom house. The measure failed to win approval, with 97 citizens voting against the measure and 86 in favor.

Voters raise their chits

Voters raise their chits

Voters raise their chits to “call the question” following about 30 minutes of discussion over a town purchase of a Salt Pond property. The proposed warrant article failed to pass.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Salt Pond parcel

Salt Pond parcel

The approximately 3.5-acre Salt Pond parcel includes 900 feet of shoreline.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Special town meeting moderator Scott Miller

Special town meeting moderator Scott Miller

Special town meeting moderator Scott Miller reads the results of the written ballot, with Town Clerk Etta Perkins, at the July 25 special town meeting on the proposed purchase of a Salt Pond property.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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