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NO SHERIFF IN TOWN

March 13, 2013

Lowell voters are having second thoughts about rejecting a Town Meeting appropriation for coverage by the Orleans County Sheriff's Department. Photo: Christopher Roy

LOWELL – Some voters, unhappy that the appropriation for the Orleans County Sheriff's Department failed at Lowell's Town Meeting, are circulating a petition for reconsideration.
Town moderator and fire chief Alden Warner said the paper ballot failed by three votes, 59-56. Town officials recounted the votes to make sure they didn't make a mistake, he said.

For more of this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for March 14, 2013.

 

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