$2 million override seen as cure for years of 'ignoring' problems

Posted 1/16/14

Westport has dug itself a deep fiscal hole, one that will require a $2 million Proposition 2 1/2 override to begin to dig out of.

That message was delivered by Town Administrator Jack Healey to Selectmen recently.

Selectmen, who …

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