Kent voters say 'no,' but Region 1 budget passes
The Region 1 education budget for 2013-14 finally passed Oct. 17.
The referendum of the six-town schools district including Kent marked a seventh try. Voters passed a $14.44 million budget, 725-652.The budget passed in three towns in the region and failed in Kent, Canaan and Sharon.
Kent voters rejected the budget by an 84-77 count.
-- Susan Tuz