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Large Vt. towns reject annual school budgets

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermonters in larger communities are opposing school budgets this year.

Voters in Burlington, Bennington, Rutland and Montpelier rejected school budgets on Tuesday as part of Town Meeting Day.

Burlington's budget failed for the first time since 2003. This year's proposal would have raised school taxes by 9.9 percent for Burlington residents

In Montpelier, spending would have increased by more than 2 percent, but cause about a 13 percent tax increase.

An increase in the statewide property tax is driving up school taxes in many communities across the state.

Schools say they tried to set appropriate budgets.

Colchester, Milton, Westford and Underhill also voted no on their school budgets.
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