Thursday, July 1, 2010

Massachusetts' Abington Public Library Cuts Hours Again

Link to July 1 Boston Globe article, "Officials get message, gird for tight year".

Excerpt:     The message sent via the ballot box was clear: no additional money for local government until there’s some serious belt-tightening, according to an opponent of the Proposition 2 1/2 override requests.

“The town needs to rein in spending,’’ Cynthia Whiting said.

Selectman Michael Franey, the board’s chairman, agreed that the public has given officials its mandate. “We are going to work with the cards we’ve been dealt,’’ he said after the vote.

As a result, said Steve Maguire, cochairman of a group supporting the tax increases, UNITE Abington, residents are going to see a different town

An appel for the teachar.

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