The consequences of voting yes on building a new elementary school have been the focus of much discussion in town. But there has been less attention to the possible consequences of voting no.
For the third year in a row, free cash, the amount left unspent in last fiscal year’s budget, has exceeded $1 million—welcome money for upcoming capital projects.
Things are looking up for town building maintenance. At the Jan. 29 selectmen’s meeting, Tim Kilhart, the director of the Department of Public Works, presented the first-ever building maintenance plan for town buildings.
The Board of Selectmen is drafting a marijuana host community agreement that will further restrict the activities of marijuana establishments within the town.
About three dozen parents gathered in the Bromfield School library last Thursday, Feb. 8, to hear about the sex education component of the middle school health program.
At Annual Town Meeting in May, voters will be asked to create an agritourism overlay district, allowing agriculture-related entertainment activities on select plots.
The School Building Committee met last week to hear two independent cost estimates for the proposed new elementary school.
The selectmen had their first look this week at the growing list of 2018 Annual Town Meeting articles that voters will be asked to consider when they convene Saturday, May 5, in the Bromfield School gym.
At its Jan. 30 meeting, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to adopt the state SMART (Save Money and Reduce Trash) program.