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2011 Camden Town Meeting
  • Published
    June 15, 2011

    Camden elects new select, school board members

    With just 637 votes cast in a quiet June election, Camden voters have elected new faces to municipal and education boards. A three-candidate race for two seats on the Camden Select Board was won by James Heard, earning 374 votes, and Donald A. White Jr., with 353 votes. Incumbent Karen Grove received 340 votes. Leonard Lookner received one write-in vote. School Administrative District 28 (Camden-Rockport K-8 ...

  • Published
    June 14, 2011

    Poll times for municipal elections

    Voters in Midcoast towns will cast ballots for municipal and school board posts, and set their annual budgets in town meetings during the month of June. Poll times for secret ballot voting and town meeting locations are listed below. Absentee ballots are available at town offices for each municipal election. For details regarding a particular town's election policies, call the town office at the number shown. ...

  • Published
    June 8, 2011

    Camden voters to decide process for tannery property

    Camden’s 2011 annual town meeting will be held June 14 and 15. Residents may register to vote at the town office Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. or on Election Day at the polls with identification and proof of residency. Polls will be open on Tuesday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Camden Public Safety Building for citizens to vote by ballot on Articles 1 through 3 of the annual meeting ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2011

    Two seats, three candidates for Camden Select Board

    Three candidates have stepped forward to seek the Select Board seats currently held by Chairwoman Karen Grove and Vice Chairwoman Deborah Dodge. Select Board members serve three-year terms and are also members of the Board of Assessors. Grove, Donald A. White Jr. and James Heard have put their names on the ballot. Elections will take place Tuesday, June 14 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the Camden ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2011

    Heard wants new jobs for Camden

    James Heard said May 16 that he is running for a seat on the Camden Select Board because he has always wanted to do it. "When I moved back to Maine in 1983, one of the reasons was because I wanted to play a part, no matter how small," he said. "I've done lots and lots of things." Heard is one of three candidates seeking the Select Board seats currently held by Chairwoman Karen Grove and Vice Chairwoman ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2011

    Grove sees business possibilities in off season

    Karen Grove said May 7 that her decision to seek re-election was "about community service, which is something I feel strongly about." "I wish more people would step up to the plate," she said. "Small towns function better if people get involved. Believing that, I couldn't sit back and say, 'All you people get up and do something.'" Grove is currently chairwoman of the Select Board and one of three candidates ...

  • Published
    June 3, 2011

    Growth is White’s top issue

    "I think Camden's biggest challenge, for the near- and long-term future, is growth," Donald A. White Jr. said May 12. "I'd like to be a part of the decisions regarding growth because growth, to me, is a delicate balance between that moving forward segment of adding businesses and jobs, and maintaining our small community charm. Growth brings challenges of where and how to grow." White is one of three candidates ...

  • Published
    April 27, 2011

    Nominations in Camden close May 2

    As the Camden Select Board met April 26 to work on a budget to present to voters in June, only three candidates had returned nomination papers for five positions that will appear on the annual town meeting ballot. Candidates have until Monday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m. to return their completed nomination papers. The terms of Select Board Chairwoman Karen Grove and Vice Chairwoman Deborah Dodge will expire in June. ...

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