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New Gloucester charter petition effort launched by citizen group

|Ellie Fellers, Special to the Sun Journal| For the second time, a group is trying to change the governance of the town.  New Gloucester Citizens for a Town Charter launched […]

|Ellie Fellers, Special to the Sun Journal|

For the second time, a group is trying to change the governance of the town.

 New Gloucester Citizens for a Town Charter launched a petition drive this week to get a question on the November ballot on whether to create a charter commission.

It marks the second time the group has tried to change the governance of the town, which relies on state law.

The group filed an affidavit with the town clerk Monday to start the petition process, group spokesman John Salisbury said. Keep reading