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Portsmouth approves $57.88M budget for 2014-15

Portsmouth approves $57.88M budget for 2014-15

PORTSMOUTH — By a 4-1 vote, the Town Council gave final approval Monday night to a $57.88 million budget that increases the tax levy by 2.4 percent. Under the spending plan for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the owner of an average-priced single-family home in town ($377,142) would pay $52.70 more on the annual tax bill,


Portsmouth council breezes through budget at hearing

PORTSMOUTH — It took the Town Council only 42 minutes Tuesday night to conduct a public hearing on the proposed $57.88 million budget for fiscal year 2015. Only a handful of people spoke up at the sparsely attended hearing in the middle school’s “Little Theater.” Larry Fitzmorris of the taxpayers watchdog group Portsmouth Concerned Citizens