The Village of Hazelton has a new mayor for the first time in 42 years.

Dennis Sterritt won by 62 per cent of the vote against incumbent Alice Maitland.

Maitland first entered office in 1967 and up until the Saturday nights election had served as mayor for 42 years.

For Village Council two of the three incumbents running for re-election were voted back in.

Village Council
Jody Tetreau                                         74 Votes
Julie Maitland                                       73 Votes
Buddy Smith                Incumbent     67 Votes
Wendy Blackstock      Incumbent     65 Votes

Voter Turnout was not that high with only 25 per cent of voters in Hazelton coming out to cast their ballot.

Neither Sterrit or Maitland responded at the time of this publication.