Override put on hold

Published February 11, 2009 | Board of Selectmen | Automatically Archived on 3/16/2009

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The Board of Selectmen decided not to place an override on the March 30 ballot at their meeting on Tuesday, but that does not mean an override is off the table.

The board said it was not opposed to an override “philosophically,” said Selectman John Drobinski, but from a political and timing standpoint, it is strategic to wait if an override is to have any chance of success.

“From a political perspective, if an override fails, it gets than much more difficult to pass another one. We learned that from the police station when we put it up for a second vote,” said Larry O

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