25% of Hanson residents turned out at the polls on Saturday and voted in favor of overrides that will raise their taxes to help fund the town’s share of the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District assessment, and to buy a new fire engine.
Residents voted 856-746 to raise an additional $236,000 to avoid teacher layoffs and program cuts.
Voters also approved raising $390,000 to buy the new fire engine by a vote of 889-708.
In the race for two seats on the board of selectmen, Donald Howard received 872 votes, Stephen Amico got 843 votes and David Tregoning 684.
Robert Brown Jr. won the race to succeed Richard Harris as highway surveyor.
Brown also won the contest for a one-year term as tree warden.
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