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No fuzzy math as Webster inches toward single property tax rate

By Rod Lee

Whether the discussion is with Chief Assessor Marc D. Becker or members of the business community, there is widespread agreement that the town of Webster is a welcoming place for enterprise thanks to a relatively low commercial tax rate of $16.40 per $1000 of assessed valuation—down significantly from a high of $28.35 in 2002.

This may become even more apparent during a tax-classification hearing in the selectmen’s... Read More

Apple Tree Arts Holiday Pops Concerts

Premiere Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Grafton, MA, Nov 15, . Come celebrate the season at Apple Tree Arts Holiday Pops concerts Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. showcasing the talented 29-member Community Chorus performing a selection of upbeat, contemporary and traditional holiday music in a fun, cabaret... Read More

New England Steak & Seafood’s Thanksgiving tradition includes meals for first responders

By Magda Dakin

Fall, family holidays, and great meals all epitomize a New England tradition and nowhere is this more evident than at the New England Steak and Seafood restaurant in Mendon.

Here, one of those traditions for the last 25 years has been the complimentary Thanksgiving meals provided for fire, EMS, and police personnel on duty Thanksgiving Day, in Mendon and ten surrounding communities.  

Sixty-two years in the... Read More

Oct. 26, 2018 Blackstone Valley North