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Heavy G July 10, 2014 at 02:11 PM
Try North Smithfield. Woonsocket residential tax rate is $ 35.94 on 1,000 North Smithfield isRead More$15.8 6. Also If I were you I would check Cumberland. Both are better towns I am trying to sell now and leave the city but no luck. If you buy here I think your property value will continue to drop and more stores are bound to close. The services in the city are horrible they can't even plow right. I may have to just walk away from the house at some point if taxes increase anymore. Plus excise tax is through the roof. Right now they are painting the crosswalks just great paint over pothole ridden roads it is a joke.
Nelson Aldrich July 10, 2014 at 02:25 PM
Agreed Heavy G, Woonsocket's hundreds of millions in debt and the credit card is maxed-out. AllRead Morethey 're doing now is making the minimum payments and refinancing pension debt. Not a good idea to buy into a piece of the City's black hole.
Tom Keith July 10, 2014 at 04:59 PM
Heavy G, is your house currently on the market? Can I ask which neighborhood it's located? I haveRead Moreon e couple looking for a single family and another buyer looking for a multi in Woonsocket. Priced right, homes in the city are selling in 37 days on average, over the last 6 months.
Still Hope July 09, 2014 at 02:38 PM
^There's my point again. Municipal finance. The city doesn't get revenue directly from activeRead Morebusine sses. The city taxes the commercial property that the business occupies. The vacant Lowes and Walmart is still generating 100% of the taxes it used to. Same thing with apartments, even if you have a vacancy, you are still paying the same property tax. Now, if you want to make a case for indirectly stimulating the local economy and securing future finances, then we have a discussion.
Woony the Pooh July 09, 2014 at 02:45 PM
If we can draw in 1 or 2 more restaurants like a Panera or Olive Garden then that would help boostRead Moreo ur Meals and Sales tax revs. People in Woonsocket love to eat we know that.
Still Hope July 09, 2014 at 02:47 PM
The beauty of what Heavy G just did, is he brought his concern up in a discussion forum. He didn'tRead Moreh op on the mic and yell at the city council, then angrily wait for a response to a question that can't simply be answered. This would be a great opportunity for the Woonsocket Tax Coalition to educate the citizens on this kind of stuff. Their last advertised meeting was 2012, when they tried to sue the city.
Nelson Aldrich July 07, 2014 at 04:53 PM
He should have stuck one up his keister while he was at it. Is that the correct spelling forRead Morekeister ?
Heavy G July 02, 2014 at 01:42 PM
I know what to do here is a list of self procliamed sanctuary cities in the United states. LetRead MoreCambr idge MA in particular house and feed the refugees.. Washington, D.C.; New York City (see also Illegal immigration in New York City); Jersey City; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Santa Ana; San Diego; San Jose; Oakland; Salt Lake City; El Paso; Houston; Detroit; Chicago; Minneapolis; Miami; Denver; Baltimore; Seattle; Portland, Oregon; New Haven; Somerville; Cambridge; Portland, Maine; and Tulsa.[3] These cities have adopted "sanctuary"
CB11 July 03, 2014 at 07:55 AM
The web link isn't working - it brings me to the web host's page. I think Heirloom needs toRead Morefinalize their page or something ... ?
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