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Newburgh Town Officials Will Sign Promissory Note 

The selectboard in Newburgh says they will sign a promissory note later this afternoon that will put a lien on their former deputy treasurer’s home until she pays back money she admitted stealing from the town.A fraud examination report released last week claims Cindy Dunton took almost $200,000 from January 2006 to March of this year. Selectman Bud Belcher says Dunton has signed the promissory note, which will also let the town attach future earnings until Dunton pays back almost $250,000.That includes the amount she allegedly stole, in addition to reimbursing the town for legal fees and the cost of the audit.The auditor’s report says Dunton manipulated town accounts to pay for her property taxes and health insurance.The report has been given to the district attorney’s office.