Unusually large rises in budgets

SALISBURY – The Salisbury Board of Finance received the initial budget proposals from the Board of Education and the selectmen on Thursday evening, March 9.

Everybody knew what was coming, so the meeting was brisk.

Finance Chairman Bill Willis said that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget proposal “puts us in a difficult position,” especially the proposal that would require municipalities to cover one third of the cost of teacher’s pensions.

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