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Globe Editorial

Middleborough antes up

July 31, 2007

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WHATEVER ITS implications for the state as a whole, last week's 2-to-1 vote by Middleborough residents to approve a planned casino there reflects deep-rooted dissatisfaction with rising residential property taxes. The fear that voters in this rural town of 22,000 would be asked to pay escalating taxes or risk losing key municipal services easily outweighed concern about how a casino ... (Full article: 452 words)

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