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Monday Five: Supplemental Tax Tuesday, President's Day, Free Tax Help, Intern

Happy President's Day, Woonsocket - here are some things to know:

 

Supplemental Tax - The Woonsocket Budget Commission will discuss how to assess tax bills to increase the city's 2012 tax levy by 4.5 percent Tuesday. The increase is one element of the Commission's plan to fix the city's $14.5 million deficit over the next five years. They'll meet at City Hall in Harris Hall at 3 p.m.

Presidents' Day: The holiday is officially known as Washington's Birthday, according to timeanddate.com. The birthday of George Washington, the first president of the US, was first celebrated as a holiday in the District of Columbia in 1880. It was made a federal holiday in 1885.

City Hall is open, and there's a City Council meeting tonight in Harris Hall, 7 p.m. Among the things they'll consider is a tax exemption for senior residents. 

Free Tax Services Connecting for Children & Families (CCF) is reopening its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site in Woonsocket.  The VITA program provides free tax preparation for families with income less than $50,000.  The tax preparers are trained and certified by IRS to do federal and state taxreturns.  This free service is available Mondays – Fridays 9:30 AM to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Street Family Center at 46 Hope Street, Woonsocket. Call Zoya at (401) 766-3384 for an appointment or more information.   

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Porketa - Tickets are now on sale for the Woonsocket Rotary Porketa 
Monday, March 11, 6 p.m., at the Elks Hall, 368 Social St. They'll put you back $20, and you'llneed to find a rotary member to buy them
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