Taxes are the price we pay to live in a civilized society, unless you are tax-exempt

A Guest Editorial by Jesus Leyva       And so begins another woeful budget season for the city, the state and the nation in an stagnant economy that people are slowly accepting as the “new normal.” A 2.5 million dollar override is on the ballot. In response to protests from voters, Northampton city officials point to rising … Continue reading Taxes are the price we pay to live in a civilized society, unless you are tax-exempt