NEW FOR TUESDAY: Plan To Expand Sales Tax Worries Trade Groups

BERLIN — Proposed legislation expanding the state’s sales tax to more than two dozen new services has garnered the attention of the resort and state business community.House Bill 1051 calls for applying the state’s sales tax to services such as tax prep, property management, vehicles, commercial cleaning, cell phones, cable television, security systems, a parking… Read more »

Berlin, County Eye Water Deal

BERLIN — Worried that the town might be jumping the gun and cutting out some current or future property owners from water coverage, the Berlin Mayor and Council voted Monday to delay approval of a Water Use Agreement with the Worcester County Commissioners.“We just want to make sure that we know what the boundaries of… Read more »

Harbor Pointe Sidewalk Financing Outlined

SALISBURY – After almost a decade of planning, the residents of Harbor Pointe have moved one step closer to receiving a sidewalk.The Salisbury City Council held a public hearing this week and first reading of an ordinance establishing the Harbor Pointe Planned Residential District as a special assessment district for the purpose of financing the… Read more »