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No furlough days for Port Deposit employees

Port Deposit town employees are no longer facing furlough days and possible holiday changes after Tuesday's town meeting, where lingering budget issues were resolved.

At the meeting, a $21,000 accounting error was discovered in the 2012 budget, where an insurance line item was entered twice, according to Town Administrator Erika Quesenbery.

The error allowed the town to "stave off" furlough days, she wrote in an e-mail, as well as balanced the budget. Originally, the budget included a roughly $6,700 deficit which was leading the town to not only consider holiday changes for its six employees, but three furlough days as well, according to Administrative Assistant...