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Voters say 'yes' to $6.45 million

Voters in the Cromwell-Wright school district passed a referendum Tuesday, delivering a valentine to a district seeking $6.45 million in improvements to school safety and parking, along with a gym expansion.

The measure passed, 243-194, following seven hours of voting in downtown Cromwell.

“Obviously, the majority of people saw it as a need,” superintendent Nathan Libbon said. “I’m very grateful. I’m grateful for everyone that voted.”

Approval of the referendum allows the district to bond for $6.45 million across 20 years. The impact on property owners will vary, depending on market valuations...

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