NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

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

 


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