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Another college town faces deep budget cuts

Evanston is far from alone in its need to close a big budget gap.

Ann Arbor.com reports the town that’s home to the University of Michigan is facing the need to make $3 million in mid-year cuts within the next 30 days — including laying off 14 firefighters.

Evanston is far from alone in its need to close a big budget gap.

Ann Arbor.com reports the town that’s home to the University of Michigan is facing the need to make $3 million in mid-year cuts within the next 30 days — including laying off 14 firefighters.

The city also let two dozen police officers go through a buyout offer this year.

City Administrator Roger Fraser says it appears Ann Arbor will need to slash its budget by 30 percent over three years.

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