Library facing budget cut

|Ellie Fellers, Special to the Sun Journal|

Trustees say loss would mean fewer hours, services

The New Gloucester Public Library may lose 28% of its operating budget in the coming fiscal year, trustees were told Monday night.

Chairman Tim Terranova said interim Town Manager Paul First advised him that every town department is taking a hit because of a $550,000 spending gap in the 2020-21 municipal budget.

The budget is not available to the public. Selectmen expect to finalize it Thursday, hand it to the Budget Committee for review Feb. 19 and 24-26, and bring it to a public hearing March 5. Keep reading