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Janet Ancel, left, and Jane Eakin serve lunch to residents after the Calais town meeting Tuesday.
CALAIS — Voters approved both the town and school budgets, but rejected an article that would have allowed the highway department to purchase a $35,000 road-side brush clipper.
Voters approved a town budget of $1,502,556, which was 2.22 percent over this year’s budget.
The highway budget of $687,904, which was a 3.7 percent increase over this year’s budget, was passed from the floor.
The school budget of $1,814,120 is 5.96 percent above this year’s budget.
Voters said yes to paving a one-mile stretch of County Road at a cost to the town of $44,300 as part of a $219,300 project.
Randall M. Fitch won re-election to his three-year term as lister against Rolf Mueller by a vote of 280-154.
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