The Webster Council on Aging will to continue to offer senior citizens the services they need after narrowly escaping cuts from the state.

COA Director Dathene Brown says at first the state was set to cut about $31,237 from their budget, which would have meant cuts to personnel and the services they offer. She had proposed to cut salaries instead of programs.

“That would have meant that we would have had to cut meals, and we would have had to probably lay off people,” she said. “In fact, I was looking at cutting all of us, especially the administrative staff, because I

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