Tag Archives: budget


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…