Does Worcester’s budget work?

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When I was growing up on Old English Road in Worcester, I was studious and not popular among my classmates. But I was fascinated by books, particularly one called something like How Things Work.

So when I encountered a June 2014 report by The Research Bureau, I was intrigued. It helped me to understand questions I have often wondered about: Why do cities need budgets? How are they put together? Where does the money come from? Where does it go?

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