Budget heads back to town council after school budget fails

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A budget battle leaves funding for schools in limbo in New Milford.

The overall $101.5 million budget will head back to the town council for the second time after voters rejected the school budget.

The $63.3 million budget for schools failed by a narrow vote.

Residents did, however, approve of the town's $38 million plan.

A special town council meeting will held Thursday night, and the public is encouraged to attend to make budget recommendations.

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