Newcomb races rounded up

— George Canon retained his seat with 237 votes, while Eleanor Yandon earned 48.

In the highway superintendent race, Mark Yandon leads by 24 votes in the unofficial tally with 155 over John Helms’ 131 votes.

Preliminary results show the two seats on town council will be taken by Kenneth Helms Jr., at 170 votes and Joseph Novak with 147. Michael Tracy tallied 125 and George Finnessy 101.

The measure to extend the terms of some Newcomb offices from two to four years passed, but notably failed for highway superintendent. The tax collector vote cane in at 153 yes to 96 no. The highway superintendent extension was 123 yes to 125 no. The town clerk term was extended by a vote of 151 yes to 98 no.

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