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The Township Council reductions bring the average homeowner's tax increase down from $270 to about $110, while one council member says the cut is not large enough.
State school committee tells school board that the Middle Schools "gaps" in test scores are improving, while school officials await budget cuts.
Voters reject the budget's $272 tax increase by 66 votes, while two newcomers and one incumbent board member win uncontested three-year seats.
The Belleville Board of Education passed the $63.5 million school budget, despite the board vice president screaming that voters should reject the spending increase.
School board budget committee looking for all possible cost savings before unveiling final 2013-14 school budget at March 25 public hearing.
The average property owner's taxes will increase by more than $57 in the tentative $64 million 2013-14 school budget.
One incumbent running on a ticket with two newcomers, while a third newcomer is running solo for the three, three-year seats to be decided in the April 16 election.
One incumbent, two newcomers are the only residents to have taken out petitions needed to run for April 16 Board of Education election, with the deadline approaching on Feb. 25
New Security measures appear to have broad support.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files
Local Phoenix Center for children with autism and other disabilities has children perform "act of kindness," composing handmade Valentine's Day cards for Sandy Hook School children.
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