Hancock council appoints Norris, swears him in a second time

by Geoff Fox & Kate Shunney

Town officials on Monday voted officially to appoint Patrick Norris as the new Hancock councilman during a special town meeting attended by three councilmen and the town’ s attorney. The meeting, which lasted roughly 10 minutes, had just one item on the agenda – to ratify Norris’ appointment.

Councilman David Kerns made a motion to appoint Norris, and the motion passed 3-0, with Councilman Josh McCusker absent from the meeting.

Mayor Tim Smith administered an oath of . . .