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Region One budget passes

FALLS VILLAGE -- The Region One budget passed in a referendum vote Tuesday, May 8. The yes votes were 634, the no votes were 550, a margin of 84 votes and a percentage of 54 percent.

Salisbury had the highest turnout (340 votes cast) and the highest percentage of yes votes (242, 71 percent).

Cornwall voted yes by 103 to 58 (64 percent). The budget squeaked by in North Canaan, 97-90 (52 percent).

Falls Village voted no, 82-63 (56 percent). Sharon voted no as well, 85-74 (53 percent).

Kent overwhelmingly voted no, 137-55 (71 percent).

Total turnout in the six towns was 1184.

In 2017 the Region One budget passed 488- 450 (52 percent) and a turnout of 938. And in 2016 the budget passed 400-203 (66 percent) and a turnout of 603.