SANDOWN – Forty-four budgets were reviewed during the budget committee’s Tuesday, Jan. 12 public budget hearing, adding up to a 2016 budget proposal for deliberative session review of $3,660,530. The 2015 budget totaled $3,554,394, and after a few relatively minor changes, the committee left the hearing with a budget for deliberative session with $115,136 more
CHESTER – Though it’s just the first step in the budget process, all department budget proposals are in at the finance department, and prior to review by selectmen and the budget committee, the town bottom line shows about a 4.4 percent increase. That bottom line will likely change in the coming weeks as the
HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Association of School Staff (HASS) contract negotiations with the Hampstead School Board, which have been underway for several months, have broken down and were ended with no resolution. HASS represents para-educators, secretaries and other non-certified staff.