- Associated Press - Sunday, July 31, 2016

PRESTON, Conn. (AP) - Authorities in Preston, Connecticut, are trying to determine who mailed unauthorized postcards that appeared to urge voters to reject a budget for the town’s schools.

Officials say the town wasn’t behind the mailing.

The Day of New London reports (https://bit.ly/2awNunD ) that the postcards were printed with the Preston Town Hall return address. They outlined the pros and cons of a referendum on the local school budget, and used phrasing that suggested voters should reject the spending plan.

It passed by 64 votes on Tuesday, but officials still want to know who was behind the anonymous propaganda.

The board of selectmen asked state police to investigate.

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