Tag Archives: Region 16

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Committee to review potential purchase of school

PROSPECT — A nine-member committee will begin its work next week on the town’s proposed purchase of Community School. The Community School Purchase Committee is to represent the community in…

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Voters to decide budget, appropriation

Referendum forced on Region 16 spending plan REGION 16 — Voters will have the final say on the proposed Region 16 school budget and a supplemental appropriation next week. The…

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Board sends budget to district meeting

Petition in the works to force referendum on school spending plan REGION 16 — The fate of a Region 16’s proposed $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget now rests in the…

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Board to forfeit reimbursement

REGION 16 — In an effort to complete a three-part building project in time and within budget, the Region 16 Board of Education has voted to forgo state reimbursement on…

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Board seeks supplemental appropriation

REGION 16 — For the second time in as many years, voters in Region 16 will decide the fate of allocating surplus funds to a capital non-recurring account. The Region…

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BOE approves budget for hearing

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has approved a $40.5 million 2015-16 budget to send to a public hearing. The public hearing on the proposed budget, which is an…

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Plan for new office takes another turn

REGION 16 — The smallest part of the three-phase building project in Region 16 continues to be a large thorn in the side of school officials. A new district office…

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School chief proposes $40.8M budget

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin presented a 2015-16 spending plan last week that would increase Region 16’s budget by 2.72 percent. Yamin’s budget proposal is $40.8 million,…

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School up for sale

Prospect eyes Center Street property REGION 16 — Region 16 school officials are moving forward with the process of selling Community School and they already have an interested buyer —…

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Board votes to implement full-day K

REGION 16 — After years of discussing full-day kindergarten, the Region 16 Board of Education took the plunge last week. The board, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…