CHESTERVILLE – Residents reelected three incumbents and one new selectman Friday, with the remaining 44 articles of the town meeting to be taken up Monday evening.
Incumbent Selectmen Matthew Welch and Tiffany Estabrook were reelected to three-year terms on the board, receiving 95 and 60 votes, respectively, on a ballot that had voters selecting their two top candidates for the open seats. Write-in candidate and former selectman Matt Lord, Jr. received 44 votes, leading a field of five other write-in candidates that otherwise combined for eight votes. There were 77 blank votes.
For the one-year term on the board, John Archer was elected with 89 votes over Stefanie Poulson’s 40 votes. Ten write-in votes were cast; nine of them for Lord, who vacated that seat. There were 3 blank votes.
On the Regional School Unit 9 board, Director Craig Stickney was reelected with 75 votes, besting write-in candidate Ira Hall’s 48 votes. Three other write-in candidates received five total votes and there were 14 blank votes.
The remaining articles on the warrant will be taken up by the town on Monday evening, beginning at 7 p.m. Prior to that, beginning at 5 p.m., a spaghetti supper will be held at the town office, hosted by the Chesterville Heritage Society.