Archive for January, 2016

First Board of Ed budget proposal calls for 7.3% increase By Melvin Mason on January 26, 2016 http://www.stratfordstar.com/46078/first-board-of-ed-budget-proposal-calls-for-7-3-increase/ A $5.4 million deficit? Who cares? The BOE wants a $7.3 million increase. On the BOE’s home planet that’s what you do when faced with a deficit…ask for even more. Apparently, tuition of $14,000 per student simply […]


The budget workshops have concluded. For now. We were actually quite impressed with the degree of cooperation between the Council and the various departments in Town. Of course, each department thinks they need every penny they are given to survive. We know that is not true due to the work by Councilman Dumas and the […]