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government of a town by an assembly of the qualified voters

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South Thomaston residents voted at their annual town meeting in March to go with Fiberight.
There are also several bylaw changes, including language to change the date of the annual town meeting, revise the animal control bylaw and establish a bylaw related to door-to-door solicitation.
There are 16 articles on the annual town meeting warrant and four articles on the special town meeting.
The annual town meeting has been held on the second Tuesday in May and, if approved, the request will push back the date to the first Tuesday in June.
Now the town's Advisory Committee on finances has taken a hard look at the management review proposals and the committee recently met with selectmen to suggest that voters consider changing the date of the annual town meeting from May to June each year.
RUTLAND -- Voters at Saturday's annual town meeting approved the Wachusett Regional School District budget, but $300,000 for the operations assessment that was subject to an override vote is not a part of the fiscal 2015 budget.
HOLDEN -- Voters at the May 19 annual town meeting will tackle 30 articles, including a $43.5 million budget that includes $22.4 million for the Wachusett Regional School District, although by the time the budget is put before the voters, it may be a moot point.
Rutland will vote on the proposed Wachusett assessment during its annual town meeting at 6 p.m.
I would like to encourage all Charlton voters to attend the upcoming annual town meeting on May 19 at 7 p.m.
NORTH BROOKFIELD -- More than 100 voters dispensed transfers and housekeeping requests at a back-to-back special and annual town meeting Friday night in the elementary school auditorium.
EAST BROOKFIELD -- Spending $124,00 to help pay for a $632,000 computer upgrade in the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is a possible key issue at the May 14 annual town meeting.
GRAFTON -- Annual town meeting voters will face two fiscal 2015 budget questions May 12: Article 6, based on the town administrator's revenue and expenditure projections, and Article 7, a contingent School Department budget based on passage of a Proposition 21/2 property tax override.
WEST BROOKFIELD -- Extra funds sought by the Quaboag Regional School District may produce a battle at the May 13 annual town meeting here.
LANCASTER -- Annual town meeting voters will see a proposed $17.9 million operating budget to start July 1, a citizen-petitioned request to put $415,000 into a future town employees retirement benefit fund, $129,000 in capital improvement projects and the proposed creation of a Medical Marijuana Overlay District.
NORTHBRIDGE -- Town meeting voters will be asked to approve a $2.9 million expansion project for the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, a zoning bylaw for medical marijuana dispensaries and authorize additional funding for the School and Fire departments contingent upon the approval of a Proposition 2-1/2 override at the annual election at the May 6 annual town meeting.
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