WESTON, EASTON AND REDDING, Conn. – Town spending was a hot topic this week in the area, with both Weston and Redding residents getting a chance to have their say in their town budgets. Here are some of the top stories from Weston, Easton and Redding this week.
? Weston and Redding held their Annual Town Meetings this week to talk about town spending. Weston voters began casting ballots on a $65 million budget Wednesday. Redding residents had their say on a $45.7 million budget Thursday. Both are expected to finalize their town’s spending plans in referendums on May 7.
? Weston pole vaulter Emily Savage won a national title this week. The Weston High School senior set a state record and a meet record at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. ? Local high schools had reason to celebrate this week. U.S. News & World Report placed Weston High School at No. 3 on its Top High Schools in Connecticut list. Joel Barlow High School came in at No. 9 in the rankings. ? The area got good economic news this week. Local real estate agents reported a strong first quarter for home sales in Fairfield County. And AAA predicts gas prices to fall across Connecticut this summer.
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