Tag Archives: budget


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…


Council sets mill rate

PROSPECT — Property owners will pay more in taxes in the next fiscal year. The Town Council approved a mill rate of 28.98 mills for the 2014-15 fiscal year at…


Petitioners look to force budget vote

NAUGATUCK — A group of residents is working to force a referendum vote on Naugatuck’s 2014-15 budget. Matthew Katra, a former member of the Board of Finance, said a group…


Boards adopt $115.2 million budget

NAUGATUCK — After some final adjustments, the Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses approved a $115.2 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year Thursday night. The budget represents…