“Many times, the debt exclusions have passed because there’s been a definite need,” Town Clerk Deborah Pellegri said. Pellegri has been running elections for 27 years.
“(Residents) look at the value of it, to see how much it’s needed, and they vote on that.”
In fact, residents voted down the Keller Sullivan school complex twice, one vote pushing the price down, from $27 million to $25.5 million.
Resident Mary Brennan said she’s against spending money on a new school, and wants the current one renovated instead.
“This has nothing to do with the education of our children. Most of our founding fathers were self-educated. You do not need this building to educate anyone,” Brennan said.
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