Rumford Voters Figure the Only Fellow in Town That Owns a Tie Should Be the Tax Collector, Even If It Is a Clip-On


rumford-tax-collectorRUMFORD — In the only two contested municipal races, Selectman Greg Buccina won re-election Tuesday night and Tom Bourret got the nod for tax collector/constable in unofficial results as of about 8:30 p.m. The results came on a tape count from the ballot machines that Deputy Warden Brad Adley read to the candidates. The official count by hand was expected to be finished late Tuesday night. The unofficial tally for selectmen had Buccina with 668 votes, and challengers Kevin Saisi with 224 votes and Mary E. McPherson with 181 votes. Buccina said afterward that he is “grateful for the support of the voters.” “It’s great to be alive and in Rumford, Maine, yeehaw,” he said. “Time to go back to work.”  (read more at the Lewiston Sun Journal)

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