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Voters in Avon approve town budgets

AVON, May 13 – Avon voters approved a $70.88 million budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year in a referendum Wednesday, 2,097 to 699. The budget increases spending by about 0.5 percent but with an anticipated decline in revenue, tax bills are expected to rise about 1.65 percent. The Board of Education budget is $43.94 million.

Avon BOF transcript, March 30

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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