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March 12, 2014

Pelham approves $22.6M high school project

McDevitt, Viger re-elected as selectmen

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Roseann Cares, Cindy McGhee and Darlene Michaud were elected library trustees.

Michaud topped Mrinmoyee Das, 2,143-327, in a two-way race for a two-year term.

Cares had 1,223 votes and McGhee 1,158 in a four-way race for two three-year terms. Trailing them were Ann Clark Balcom with 1,090 votes and David Sweeney with 987.

Voters overwhelmingly approved a mixed use zoning district for the town center, 2,550-967.

They narrowly approved a new contract for police, 1,765-1,755, but rejected a new contract for firefighters, 1,640-1,881.

A revamped elderly exemption was approved, 2,334-1,148.

Voters approved the $13.4 million town budget, 1,842-1,640, and a $27.6 million school budget, 2,453-1,130.

Voter turnout was about 41 percent, which was better than normal.

Moderator Phil Currier said typical average turnout for Town Meeting would be in the mid to high 30s.

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