PLAINVILLE - The candidate whose bid to serve on the select board came up short by 75 votes is stepping from town government.
Sherrilll Minch was defeated by Brian Kelly in the town’s April 4 annual election.
Kelly was reelected with 508 votes, Minch finished with 433.
Minch explained during North TV’s live election night coverage that she was upset about negative posts made about her on social media.
She submitted her resignation from the finance committee during Monday night’s select board meeting.
Click the video below to stream the select board's reaction and vote.
Monday night’s meeting of the select board can be seen in its entirety on North TV’s Plainville Channel: Comcast channel 8.
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That meeting is also available for streaming at any time on any device by cllicking here: