Just as town officials seemed to have nearly closed a budget gap for next year and avoided widespread layoffs, Franklin stands to lose another $1.7 million in state aid.
Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting told councilors last night that the Senate budget reduces Franklin's local aid by $1 million, which means the school district's share will be reduced by at least half a million.
Franklin is also slated to receive hundreds of thousands less in stimulus funds and reimbursements for special education costs, he said.
"There is no good news coming out of the Senate budget," Nutting said.
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