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Lewiston’s acting town clerk to run for the job in November

LEWISTON – Donna Garfinkel, who was appointed acting town clerk in December following the retirement of Carol Brandon, has announced she will see the job full-time this November.

Garkinkel, who has served as deputy town clerk for 22 years under former clerks Brandon and Lilly Tadeo, said that among her accomplishments are converting town’s paper records to digital. She also noted she served as town representative for coordinating the 2010 census and has kept up with the demands of the job by taking courses.

Garfinkel also worked with other employees and an outside vendor to create the Town of Lewiston website,

Currently, she added, she is working to overhaul the current record-keeping system.

“Since being granted the opportunity to be town clerk, I have accomplished a great deal and I do not intend to slow down,” Garfinkel said.