Big budget increase expected in New Gloucester

The town’s Budget Committee said Tuesday night municipal spending could increase significantly for 2019-20 — perhaps by as much as 26%.

During a budget hearing that drew about two dozen residents, the committee said the proposed municipal budget is $4.95 million, up by $552,093 — almost 12.6% — from current spending. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ piece in the Sun Journal.