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Wakefield-Marenisco passes $3 million budget for 2019-20


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WAKEFIELD — In their first meeting after school ended last week, the Wakefield-Marenisco district board of education voted Monday to pass its 2019-20 fiscal budget, which includes just over $3 million for both revenue and appropriations in the general fund.

The vote followed a budget presentation in a prior budget hearing led by Tina Trevarthen, business manager for the Wakefield-Marenisco school district. She said the budget is based now on an estimated number of 289 students.

The general fund includes expenses for basic programs, staff, business, athle...