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City Cuts Crossing Guard Positions Prior to School Year

The cut crossing guard positions save the city $60,000

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    Attleboro, Mass. cuts crossing guard positions before the start of the school year in an effort to save the city $60,000. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016)

    A third of crossing guards in Attleboro, Massachusetts, have had their positions cut due to budgets cuts in the city. 

    According to the Sun Chronicle, eight out of the 24 positions have been cut due to the cuts from the city council back in June. 

    The police chief told the Sun Chronicle that he opposed the cuts and was not told which locations would be let go. 

    The cut crossing guard positions save the city $60,000. 

    The streets impacted by this change are as follows:

     

    • Newport Avenue at Roy Avenue
    • South Main Street at Locust Street
    • Oak Hill Avenue at Hyman Fine School
    • Elizabeth Street at Water Street
    • James Street at Brownell Street
    • Hodges Street at Watson Avenue
    • Handy Street at Hyman Fine School
    • Locust Street at Hickory Road

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