Tokenism for Taxpayers

January 31, 2009 by Eugene Reed Property taxpayers have long been at the mercy of municipal assessors and their secretive “art” of assessing. Last year the Nottingham property owners located around Pawtuckaway Lake were shocked to find that their properties had been...

Rochester: What a successful taxpayer organization does

January 30, 2009 Fosters Rochester taypayer group offers suggestions to city officials to help cut costs ROCHESTER— The Rochester Concerned Taxpayers Association is calling for the city’s elected officials to take a hard look at possible avenues that would...

Despite economy, Bedford looks for raises

January 30, 2009 Bedford Journal The Bedford school district deliberative session will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Bedford High School Theatre. At the session, registered voters will be given a presentation of the proposed operating budget and other warrant...

Income tax? In this economy? No thanks!

January 30, 2009 by Pam Ean In the Jan. 18 Sunday Monitor, Jessie Osborne laid out a proposal for financing public schools and state government (“In taxing times, two proposals to raise some revenue”). That yet another Concord state representative has...

Three New Taxpayer Groups Formed

January 2009 Three new taxpayer groups have been formed as of January 2009. Look for groups in Salem, Merrimack, and Concord. Each has launched a website that will serve to inform the public and offer solutions to local government problems. Each is supporting a tax...

Town meeting dates 2009

January 29, 2009 Eagle Tribune Town Meeting season gets underway Saturday with the first round of deliberative sessions, which lead up to voting March 10. Atkinson: Town: Saturday, 10 a.m., Dyke Auditorium in Atkinson Elementary School. School: Thursday, Feb. 5, 7...