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I am very confused on why Freeport needs to raise their taxes for road work. My father-in-law lives in Freeport. He’s 89 and lives alone. His water bill was $80 every month. Mine is $30-$40 for a family of 4. $20 of his was for water and sewer. Garbage was maybe $15. The rest was add-ons.

I don’t remember the exact figure, but at least $20 was for roads and they had been charging that for years. Every time my father-in-law talks about it, he gets mad because they “never fix the roads.” He’s not far off on that. I think what upset me most is that the mayor withheld that information. Just t...


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