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Home values down, but tax bills rise

Struggling homeowners feel the pinch as Mass. communities try to make ends meet

By Matt Carroll and Stephanie S. Daly
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / August 22, 2010

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Despite dropping home values, Massachusetts property tax bills continued to rise last year. Revenue-hungry cities and towns, looking for money to pay for new buildings and to maintain services, have continued to push up local taxes, often asking voters to approve property tax overrides even as real estate values drop further. (Full article: 1167 words)

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