Month: October 2009

Potential Tax Increase, Special Town Meeting Scheduled, School Finance Update and District MCAS Results

Potential Tax Increase, Special Town Meeting Scheduled, School Finance Update and District MCAS Results

Tax Increase May Be Needed The Board of Selectmen (BOS) indicated at its October 19, 2009 meeting that any state cut in local aid may now have to be covered solely by raising property taxes. As we noted in our last e-mail, the state is […]

Further State Budget Cuts, Town Improvements, Strategic Plan, Risk Study, and Important Dates

Further State Budget Cuts, Town Improvements, Strategic Plan, Risk Study, and Important Dates

There’s quite a bit of news this week! Further State Budget Cuts Likely State tax revenues were likely to fall $200 million below projections in September, which could trigger new rounds of emergency budget cuts throughout the state. This does not bode well for FY […]