Public funding cuts for Pequot Library to take effect in July
The head of the Pequot Library says the historic landmark could soon be forced to shut down.
Town officials voted 5-4 last night to cut 100 percent of the library's annual $350,000 grant, which amounts to about one-third of its funding. Library officials say the rest is raised privately, but there's no way they would be able to make up an annual shortfall of that much money.
A town official...