Voters in RSU 18 Decide on School Budget for Third Time 

Voters in RSU 18 are going to the polls Tuesday to decide on a new school budget, for the third time. Folks in Belgrade, China, Oakland, Rome and Sidney are voting on a $31.9 million plan. Superintendent Gary Smith says it’s a flat budget, down $1,800 over last year.In August, after voters rejected the budget for a second time, teachers volunteered to take a pay cut.That helped save the district about $60,000 dollars.The polls close at 7 p.m. in Rome and at 8 p.m. in the other communities.