RSU 26 School Budget Passes, Despite Rejection from Glenburn, Veazie

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

Voters in Glenburn and Veazie, who are pushing to break away from RSU 26, rejected a new school budget Tuesday night.But support from Orono, the third community in the district, was still enough for the budget to pass. Glenburn and Veazie turned down the proposal by about a 40 vote margin in both communities. With the results for all three towns combined, the budget was approved by about 300 votes. The $21.8 million plan includes an additional $265,000 tacked on late last month. Overall the budget is nearly half-a-million dollars more than last year. Glenburn: Yes 188 No 231Orono Yes 740 No 352Veazie Yes 207 No 253


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