Links to newspaper articles about Scarborough’s municipal and school budgets…
Bangor Daily News, 07-18-14: Maine’s public schools need to be bold, and change what’s not working
> A very honest assessment of the opportunities and challenges facing Maine school systems. Worth reading!
Scarborough Leader, 07-11-14: Recent spending spurs residents to action
> A good article about SMARTaxes and what we are trying to achieve
Scarborough Leader, 07-11-14: LETTERS: Ideas offered for Scarborough school system savings
> Some thoughtful ideas on reducing school costs while maintaining excellence in education
Scarborough Leader, 06-27-14: Budget remains top topic for [School] Board
> The School Board’s take on why voters are upset (demonstrating that the Board hasn’t grasped the full picture).
Scarborough Leader, 06-20-14: LETTERS: School Budget by the Numbers
> What was really in the School budget approved by voters.
Scarborough Leader, 05-23-14: LETTERS: Residents looking to hear from concerned taxpayers
The Current, 05-28-14: Tax hike sparks new Scarborough advocacy group
> A good article on the formation of the Scarborough “sensible taxes” group.
The Current, 05-28-14: LETTERS: Concerned taxpayers to meet June 3
The Southern Forecaster, 05-22-14: Scarborough Town Council trims $138K from school budget
Scarborough Leader, 05-23-14: Officials continue budget review
The Current, 05-21-14: Second try on tap for school budget
The Current 05-15-14: Scarborough superintendent ‘disappointed’ with school budget vote
The Current, 05-15-14: Voters reject Scarborough school budget