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Easthampton School Budget Could Return Positions

Easthampton School Budget Could Return Positions

(Easthampton, MA)  —  Easthampton’s schools may restore some employee positions. After cuts in recent years, the Easthampton School Budget Subcommittee has approved a 16-million-plus spending plan which brings back five-point-five positions. The proposed budget will be the focus of a public hearing on March 22.

 

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