"I've been here for 24 years," said John Katsogridakis, an insurance broker who works with the civic group Yes We Care. "There have to be cuts and reductions. We can't accept this increase."
He carried a sign that read: "Use Axes NotTaxes." He and others shouted to Town Board members as they entered the Municipal Building for a weekend budget workshop session. Many passersby honked their car horns and waved to show they, too, oppose rising taxes.