Torrington, CT – Last month, the Board of Education voted unanimously to call for a forensic audit of city finances. The vote is the latest development in an ongoing budget debate and shows there has been a complete breakdown in trust between the Republican-led board and the city.
Torrington, CT - The Torrington Democratic Town Committee has put forth a ticket of fifteen candidates for the city’s upcoming municipal elections in November. The slate features candidates with strong ties to the community and qualifying backgrounds who Democrats believe will offer new leadership perspectives for the city.
Torrington, CT - After weeks of contentious debate, Torrington’s complex city budget process ended with dire consequences for the city. Faced with yet another budget shortfall, Mayor Elinor Carbone cut the Board of Education’s budget request by millions of dollars.
The budget was so problematic that it required the mayor to cast a tie-breaking vote despite her party’s majority on the City Council. The rare breaking of the party line by Republicans did not stop there, as one Board of Education member resigned from the Republican Town Committee in protest.