Souhegan articles OK'd

AMHERST – Voters from Amherst and Mont Vernon on Tuesday passed the operating budget and all warrant articles for the Souhegan School District.

The $17.73 million budget passed 1,382 to 1,256.

It is an increase of 2 percent, or $362,000, over the current budget.

Also passed were Article 3, to put $40,000 in a school maintenance expendable trust, by 1,502 to 1,159, and Article 4, creating an expendable trust fund for putting artificial turf on fields, to be funded by private donations, 1,798 to 825.