In Bridgewater Mass.
On July 31st in the Enterprise
Bridgewater officials turn up noses at meals tax.
Interim Town Administrator Jeff Ritter proposed putting the meals tax on the warrant for a special town meeting on Aug 18. He said Aug. 31 is the deadline to approve the tax if the town wants it to go into effect on Oct. 1.
Ritter said the state Department of Revenue estimated how much money each community would raise by enacting the tax. According to the DOR, Bridgewater would take in $209,000 annually.
On the same day in the Enterprise
Cuts force Bridgewater senior center to close two days a week.
With a $45,000 budget, the center has been forced to close some days
And the day before in the Enterprise
Bridgewater-Raynham eliminates middle school sports programs
Officials say cost of soccer, basketball and baseball is estimated at $60K
Geez, they could have $104,000 left over.
crossposted at ONE Massachusetts