Tag Archives: budget

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Budgets fail at referendum

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s 2014-15 budget is heading back to the drawing board. Voters overwhelmingly rejected the adopted municipal and school budgets at a referendum Tuesday. Nearly 25 percent of…

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Notification of referendum comes under question

NAUGATUCK — The same man who organized a petition to send the proposed town and school budgets to referendum on Tuesday is accusing the borough of not doing enough to…

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Budget heads to vote

NAUGATUCK — The fate of the borough budget rests in the voters’ hands. A referendum on the 2014-15 budget is Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck…

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Budget cut leads to higher fee

NAUGATUCK — A small cut to the budget has had a large impact on some borough residents. During deliberations for the 2014-15 budget, the Joints Boards of Finance and Mayor…

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Group working to get vote out

NAUGATUCK — Volunteers with the group behind forcing a budget referendum are handing out absentee ballot applications this weekend. Volunteers will be at Stop & Shop in the Mountview Plaza…

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Referendum date set

NAUGATUCK — Voters will have their say on the borough budget later this month. The Board of Mayor and Burgesses set a referendum on the 2014-15 budget for July 29….

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Whittemore Library restores hours

NAUGATUCK — A plan to slash hours at the Whittemore Library was averted after officials shifted money around in the budget. In June the library announced that it would be…

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Petitioner suggests cuts start at course

NAUGATUCK — If the borough’s budget fails at referendum, officials should look at options to save money at Hop Brook Golf Course, according to one of the main organizers of…

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Whittemore Library slashes hours

NAUGATUCK — The Howard Whittemore Library announced a series of cuts will go into effect July 1 to cover a budget shortfall. “The age of austerity in regards to how…

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Budget debate gets political

NAUGATUCK — The push for a referendum on the borough’s proposed $115.2 million budget is getting political — and somewhat personal. And much of the debate is happening on social…