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Digby: Berkshire Hills budget subcommittee last week — and this

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By Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 Viewpoints

On the reasons for cuts of art and early-K programs in BHRSD’s Special Committee’s budget proposal:

“This is a political decision,” Stockbridge Selectboard member Chuck Gillett said of the cuts.

It was true, admitted committee members Richard Dohoney and Dan Weston, who are both on the Finance Subcommittee, saying the unpopular decisions — even among themselves — were “a response to pressure on the School Committee,” as Weston put it, to ease some of Great Barrington’s tax pain.

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