Colchester voters gave all thumbs up this Town Meeting Day, passing both town and school budgets, a town clerk charter amendment and regionalized dispatch. A majority of residents also chose incumbent Mike Rogers for school board, the lone contested election on this year’s ballot. Meanwhile, at pre-Town Meeting Day, officials announced assistant town manager Aaron Frank would take over as town manager after Dawn Francis retires in April. Read all about it below:


Voters pass dispatch, clerk change

Residents say ‘yes’ to budgets

Frank named next town manager

School board chair narrowly defeats challenger