Voters in Presque Isle and nearby communities have finally approved the MSAD 1 budget for the 2016-17, weeks after the school year started.

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Voters in five communities went to the polls Thursday to decide on the revised $24.5 million school budget.

The Presque Isle City Clerk's office tells us voters in Presque Isle, Mapleton and Chapman voted in favor of the budget. Chapman and Westfield voted against it.

 

Here are the results of the budget vote:

Presque Isle  –  313 Yes  – 292 No

Mapleton  –  78 Yes  –  50 No

Castle Hill  –  25 Yes  – 10 No

Chapman  –  15 Yes  – 18 No

Westfield  –  20 Yes  – 24 No

Totals  –  451 Yes  –  394  No