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Ellsworth holds first meeting with new councilors

ELLSWORTH - The city of Ellsworth held its annual organization meeting on Monday.

While the city swore in some familiar with the positions. It was also a time for new faces as well.

 

Joining the council is Dale Hamilton. This is his first elected leadership position.

 

It was a split vote when it came to the position of mayor, but Mark Blanchette won the seat by one vote. He said "I went into this with the idea of giving back to the community, having that opportunity is something that I hope that i will be able to contribute positively to."

 

One of Blanchette's goals is implementing a sidewalk from Church Street to Birch Avenue.

 

Both men said they are looking forward to hearing the needs of the community.