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Newton votes no on $12m override

Newton residents made their opinions heard on Beacon Street. In center is Carla Brigham, with her son Lucas, 7, and daughter Maisie, 5. She was voting yes. On left is Larry Young, voting no, and on far right is Maggie Blacher, voting yes. Newton residents made their opinions heard on Beacon Street. In center is Carla Brigham, with her son Lucas, 7, and daughter Maisie, 5. She was voting yes. On left is Larry Young, voting no, and on far right is Maggie Blacher, voting yes. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Ralph Ranalli
Globe Staff / May 21, 2008

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Newton voters, worried about the slow economy and distrustful of the city administration's ability to spend money wisely, soundly rejected a $12 million Proposition 2 1/2 override proposal yesterday. (Full article: 1021 words)

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