Pembroke: Voters turn thumbs down to trio of Prop 2 1/2 overrides

Pembroke residents make their voices heard during Saturday’s Special Election, voting down three Proposition 2-1/2 override questions.

A $343,000 request to hire four firefighter-paramedics was defeated 999 to 583 votes.

A $686,992 request for eight firefighter-paramedics, was turned away by a vote of 1,214 to 370.

Pembroke voters also said “no” to  a question asking for $61,074 to hire a general reference librarian, by 1,299 to 285 votes.

The town reported a 14-percent turnout.

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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.