New East Greenwich budget to consolidate school and administrative services

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EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE) — For the first time in thirty years, taxes for East Greenwich property owners will not increase following the Council’s approval of the $62 million dollar budget.

But the new budget is not without controversy.

The Council voted four to one in favor to consolidate town and school administrative services.

According to the Council President, the consolidation plan has been in the works for three years, but it’s leaving many wondering how this will affect the upcoming academic year.

The town has until July first to finalize a budget.

ABC6 News will update you as soon as new information becomes available.

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