First Selectman Michael Tetreau presented to the boards of Selectmen and Finance Thursday a $272.6 million operational budget for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY2013). The proposed budget carries a 3.61 percent ($9.4 million) increase over the current budget and would, if approved as is, carry a .9 mill increase — or raise most residents’ taxes by 4 percent.  Read full story…..

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