Taxes and “completing Pocket Park” – Tuesday

The Select Board's agenda for next week includes two items that will be of great interest to some readers.

On Tuesday, the Select Board will host the annual Tax Classification Hearing and discuss next steps for resuming construction on the St. Mark’s Street and Park project.

(Given the interest some readers have on those topics, I wanted to give advance notice.) Read the full article → from Taxes and “completing Pocket Park” – Tuesday

Tax outlook bleak again (Updated)

The Select Board voted to use more ARPA funds to reduce the impact of Special Town Meeting.

That won't stop tax bills from increasing higher than predicted, driven by home values that continued to skyrocket beyond expectations.

Although the Town hasn’t yet set next year’s tax rate, the Select Board is predicting that residents will be paying an average of 5.89% more in taxes year. Read the full article → from Tax outlook bleak again (Updated)

Special Town Meeting – October 13

The Fall Town Meeting includes Articles adding over $200K to the budget, bylaw changes, and Citizen's Petitions on St. Mark's Park and flags at the Old Burial Ground

This week, the Warrant was finalized for the Special Town Meeting in less than three weeks. Read the full article → from Special Town Meeting – October 13

Town Meeting: Articles on Meals Tax, Speed Limits, and Standing Committees

Tonight, I’m focusing on informing/updating readers on six Articles. They cover a proposed new tax, giving officials the authority to slow drivers down in some parts of town, and bylaw changes related to three committees. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: Articles on Meals Tax, Speed Limits, and Standing Committees

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