Voters choose Matthew Powers to fill open seat on Orono City Council

Voters selected a political newcomer to fill an open Orono City Council seat throughout Tuesday’s particular election.

Matthew Powers was chosen to fill the seat left vacant after Cheryl Robertson resigned from her unexpired time period this summer season. The time period ends in March 2024.

Powers obtained 229 votes, in line with unofficial outcomes offered by Assistant City Supervisor Belle Ryder on Tuesday evening.