• Ludlow approves $482,000 in bonds
    May 09,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Ludlow voters OK

    $482,000 in bonds

    LUDLOW — Voters approved a new fire truck and infrastructure improvements by comfortable margins at Tuesday’s special town meeting.

    Article 1 asked voters to pay for a new fire truck with a $180,000 municipal bond over 15 years. The article passed, 72-20.

    Article 2 asked voters to pay for infrastructure improvements with a municipal bond of up to $302,000 over 15 years. The article passed, 81-11.

    The second bond covers repairs at Bridge No. 17, the Lake Pauline dam, the West Hill culvert, the West Hill storm drain, a culvert at the transfer station and highway garage improvements.

    The articles were included in the town budget passed by voters in March, but town officials learned they needed to propose them as separate articles because they involved capital purchases.

    Ninety-two out of 1,542 registered voters voted at Tuesday’s special town meeting, according to Town Clerk Ulla Cook.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    BARRE TOWN — Firefighters faced a collection of adverse conditions as a house on Granitville Road... Full Story
    WILLISTON — Police are asking for help identifying the man who tried to steal roughly $800 worth ... Full Story
    Police ask for help identifying foiled Wal-Mart thief
    NEWBURY — Police said somebody stole booze and change from a Welch Road residence. Full Story
    More Articles
  •