Thomaston fills two school board seats
Thomaston — Two vacant seats on the Regional School Unit 13 Board of Directors have been filled by write-in votes.
Marla McGeady and David Hynd have accepted the nominations to represent Thomaston on the board, according to Joan Linscott, town clerk.
McGeady had been serving since last November, finishing the term left by the resignation of long-time board member Arvilla Collins. She received 23 write-in votes, and will serve a three-year term.
Hynd received 10 write-in votes, and has accepted the one-year term. He fills the expired term of Darryl Sanborn.
No candidates had taken out nomination papers to be included on the June 10 ballot.
RSU 13 serves the towns of Rockland, Thomaston, Owls Head, Cushing, South Thomaston and St. George.
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.
Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.
Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.
Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 15.