Figure Out Your Proposed Tax Increase


Want to know how much your taxes could go up under the latest budget proposal?  Here's how: Click here to find out your net assessment. Then go

Vavrek Trims Budget; Next Vote 4/22


First Selectman Steve Vavrek has released his adjustments to the 2015-2016 budget proposal in advance of the next budget vote on 4/22/14. He cut $4

Budget Vote Fails by 229


Yesterday's budget referendum, which would have provided the town and schools with a mill rate increase of 2.39 %,  failed at the polls.  Without mu

Minds In Motion 2013


Monroe Minds In Motion FAST-PACED, HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS FOR GRADES K – 8 CONCURRENT FREE SPEAKERS FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS You and your c

Vavrek Reduces Budget by $276K; One SRO Out


On April 23rd the voters of Monroe went to the polls and rejected a proposed budget that would have increased the mill rate by 4.10%. On April 26th I

Budget Fails By 150; Honeywell approved


Monroe closed the vote gap by nearly half yesterday, but still rejected the proposed spending plan for 2013-2014, sending the budget back to the drawi

First Selectman Reduces Budget by 200,000


First Selectman Vavrek shared the following letter to the editor on various social media sites this afternoon: To the Editor, On April 2st the v

Budget Meeting on Wednesday Evening and Voter List


Two important things to share in this post: First, the Who Voted List from the April 2 Referendum.  The town of Monroe fought hard for the citizen

Budget Survey from Board of Education


Monroe Taxpayers, Superintendent Agostine wants to hear from you regarding the budget proposal. Please take a moment to share your thoughts through

Budget Fails by 340 Votes; “Back to the Drawing Board”


Article as appears on the Monroe Courier website: The budget has been rejected, triggering a second referendum three weeks from Tuesday. Some 31