Finance board creates accounts for special education, emergencies

MONROE, CT —Board of Education Chairwoman Donna Lane wrote a letter on behalf of her board asking the Board of Finance to use a portion of the school district’s $323,000 surplus to restore one of three furlough days teachers, and members of other bargaining units, gave up to help the town in a budget year marked by uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Residents express concerns over taxes, schools

MONROE, CT — Most residents submitting written comments and calling into a remote budget hearing Thursday pleaded with town officials not to raise taxes at a time when many lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic — and some criticized Gov. Read More