School Boards Send Level Budgets To Voters

The Vermont Department of Education says most school boards are presenting level funded budgets to their communities on Town Meeting Day — at a time when labor costs, fuel expenses and health care costs are rising for many school districts.

St. Johnsbury Voters To Weigh-in On School Budget

Normally, debates about how to spend local tax dollars erupt at town meetings in March and settle down by the end of mud season. But in this abnormal economy, a few cities and towns in Vermont are still waging budget battles. In St. Johnsbury, tempers have been flaring for months, and voters will vote for a third time Tuesday on a controversial school budget.