Richmond and Hopkinton voters reject School budget

Voters rejected the Chariho School District $57 million budget proposal.

Charlestown voters overwhelmingly approved the school budget, but voters in Richmond and Hopkinton voted “no” in great enough numbers to turn down the budget. Results are below.

CHARLESTOWN RICHMOND HOPKINTON DISTRICT TOTAL
YES 149 139 122 410
NO 42 536 491 1069
TOTAL 191 675 613 1479

District regulations require that another referendum must be put before voters within 30 days. The Chariho School Committee meets April 23 for a possible vote on an alternative budget proposal..