Blue Hill admits mistake in cemetery burial mixup

The city of Blue Hill is accountable for a mixup at a town-owned cemetery wherein cremated stays have been buried in a plot that already had been bought to a unique household, city officers stated Monday morning.

Blue Hill officers acknowledged that the city unintentionally bought the identical plot at Seaside Cemetery to 2 completely different households. Former staff of the city, who moved on to different jobs earlier than the issue got here to gentle, bought the plot first to at least one household after which later to a different.

The Harris household, who have been the second patrons of the plot, buried Christina Harris’ cremains there final November. However in June, when the Harrises contacted the city about erecting a monument on the plot, they have been instructed they buried Christina Harris’ cremains within the mistaken place.