Comments for: Washington County commissioners trying to minimize budget increase

Posted Sept. 27, 2011, at 6:59 p.m.

MACHIAS | Midway through its annual deliberations, the Washington County budget committee thus far has kept any proposed increases in the 2011 budget well below last year’s 12 percent jump in taxation. “It’s at about 3 percent,” County Manager Betsy Fitzgerald said Tuesday. She said the committee was conservative …

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