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No Moratorium on Grocery Store in Town Hill 

Catherine Pegram

Voters in Bar Harbor have rejected a moratorium on large commercial development in the village of Town Hill, allowing a grocery store project to move forward.Hannaford Brothers wants to build a new store in Town Hill. It would be the second Hannaford grocery on Mount Desert Island.Some residents are worried the store would change the character of the village. More than 200 signatures were gathered on a petition calling for a six-month ban on such projects. But in a town vote yesterday, 55-percent of voters nixed the ban.The Bar Harbor planning director says Hannaford Brothers has not yet submitted an application for the project.