Presque Isle, Caribou voters fill several posts

Posted Nov. 03, 2010, at 9:12 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 29, 2011, at 11:49 a.m.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — City councilors and SAD 1 board members were elected to their respective posts during an uneventful Election Day in Presque Isle.

Eighteen miles away in Caribou, residents also chose city councilors and members of the Caribou Charter Commission.

In Presque Isle, all of the candidates running for city and school board positions were unopposed.

Voters chose two new City Council members and five school board members to represent the various sections of the city on the SAD 1 board.

Bruce W. Sargent and Emily G. Smith won the two open seats on the council.

Carol Bell will represent Section 6 on the SAD 1 board, while Barbara Ladner will speak for Section 8. Curtis Culberson won the Section 11 seat, Juliet Freeman picked up the Section 16 post and Paul Saija secured the Section 17 seat.

In Caribou, David A. Martin and Kenneth G. Murchinson Jr. bested James T. Currato and Doug C. Morrell for the two three-year terms on the City Council.

Thirteen people also ran for six open slots on the Caribou Charter Commission. Those seats went to Roy Alden, Sandra Huck, James Savage, Bryan Scott Thompson, Scott Walker and Ronald Willey.