Residents in the small town of Easton know change is coming. And for many, it’s a scary one. With an increase in taxes on the horizon…people are feeling anxious. “Quite concerned about it actually, I’m not sure what’s going to happen or how high they’re going to go up,” said longtime resident Jason Rooney. According […]
For years the City of Presque Isle has balanced local property taxes with the amount of money received from the state as part of the Municipal Revenue Sharing program. “It’s the last part of the budget we put together,” said Presque Isle City Manager Jim Bennett. “We get the revenue sharing figure, then we adjust […]
Easton Getting Set To Hold Communitywide Revaluation of Homes and Businesses…Has Not Been Done In 22 Years
Easton residents will be seeing an increase in their taxes. Town officials say its unavoidable. Shawn Cunningham explains why. Easton Easton residents will be getting a visitor who is going door to door through the summer. Its not AVON calling, but a home assessor. Every Easton home is set to be revalued, a process that […]
A recent rise in property taxes has folks in Houlton unhappy. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli sat down with the town manager today — who explains why the increase happened.