"It's a less expensive heating source," says Cheryl Somma, business administrator at WRSD. "As the prices of fuel and other energy fluctuate, it will help keep costs down."
Conversely, WRSD is putting the finishing touches on its additional renovations.
Discussing the override for the Wachusett assessment of $5,369,656, the committee "felt town residents should be given the opportunity to provide full funding of the WRSD
assessment through an override."
School Committee Chairman Duncan Leith said the names of the school committee members were not revealed by Mr.
"We will adjust the final numbers," he said, "based on any new WRSD assessment if the override doesn't pass."
If the override passes, he said, "Paxton won't have to make any budget cuts, WRSD will have the larger budget they want and Rutland, being the only town to reject the school budget, will be forced into a larger budget deficit."
"We wrote letters to tell the (WRSD
) superintendent and the state commissioner of agriculture and our legislators about what we were doing, hoping that they were going to help," Ms.