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Council gets to work on budget

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week got its first look at the proposed 2017-18 municipal budget, a plan that would increase town spending by $271,874, or nearly 3.3 percent….

Funding request met with mixed emotions

NAUGATUCK — When the borough moved to privatize the former Naugatuck Youth and Family Services several years ago, the plan was to diminish borough funding for its successor — Naugatuck…

Superintendent presents $41.4M budget proposal

REGION 16 — The starting point for Region 16’s 2017-18 school budget is a 2.26 percent increase. Region 16 Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin last week presented a $41.4 million…

School spending plan earns praise

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education’s proposed budget for 2017-18 received high marks from borough officials. The Board of Finance on Monday unanimously approved the school board’s proposed $61.7 million…

School budget plan keeps spending flat

NAUGATUCK — For the second straight year — and the third time in the last seven years — the Board of Education will request a budget that doesn’t increase spending….

Police request 3.1% increase in budget

NAUGATUCK — Police officials presented the department’s $7.38 million budget request for the 2017-18 fiscal year Monday night to the Board of Finance. The request would increase the police department’s…

Audit shows surplus for 2015-16

REGION 16 — An audit of Region 16’s roughly $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget showed the district ended the fiscal year with an unassigned fund balance of $1,374,000. The Region…

Solid staffing levels mean less spending

NAUGATUCK — Fire officials requested a budget that would decrease the department’s spending by more than 6 percent next fiscal year. On Monday, the Board of Finance approved the fire…

No referendum means budget in effect

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s 2016-17 budget went into effect Monday after no one stepped forward to petition to send the revised spending plan to a referendum. The nearly $120.9 million…

Time running out to force referendum

NAUGATUCK — It appears the proposed nearly $120.9 million 2016-17 budget will go into effect next week. The proposal, which represents a $5.6 million, or 4.8 percent, spending increase will…