Voters approve Essex County, NY, school merger

ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. (WCAX) A majority of voters in Essex Country, New York, have given final approval for the merger of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central school districts.

The two schools will now combine their middle and high schools. Middle-schoolers will use Westport's building and high-schoolers will use Elizabethtown-Lewis. The two districts already share many programs, including school counselors and sports teams.

Westport
329 Yes
199 No

Elizabethtown
421 Yes
49 No
2 Blank
1 Void