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Your Thoughts About Taxes

Neither snow nor sleet stops taxes. Many of you weighed in on the issue of taxes in Foxborough in between shoveling. The Weekly poll posed four issues regarding local property taxes in Foxborough and the Town’s tax base. Two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Route 1 Workshop this Thursday, January 29th

The Route 1 Workshop is this Thursday, January 29th at the Boyden Library. The Route 1 Workshop will examine the role of Route 1 in Foxborough and how to support growth and development along Route 1 that complements the Town … Continue reading

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Taxes, taxes, taxes

This week, the Weekly Poll is inquiring about the Foxborough tax base. Local real estate taxes are the major source of revenue for Town operations, including schools. Today, the 2014 residential tax rate in Foxborough is $14.99 and the commercial … Continue reading

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Restaurants & Liquor Licenses — Your Opinion

Last week, the Weekly Poll queried your thoughts about restaurants and liquor licenses, particularly as to geographically allocating new liquor licenses. Many communities in eastern Massachusetts have sought additional liquor licenses to spur the development of additional restaurants to add … Continue reading

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Weekly Poll: Restaurants and Liquor Licenses

This week we are asking about restaurants and liquor licenses. Click here for this week’s Weekly Poll. Communities in Massachusetts are allocated liquor licenses as to population. In the past several years, many Massachusetts communities have sought additional liquor licenses … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Route 1 Workshop

The Foxborough Planning Board as part of the completion of the master plan is hosting a workshop on Route 1 on Thursday evening, January 29th at the Boyden Library at 10 Bird Street. All are welcome!   During the development … Continue reading

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The Weekly Poll: Spurring Restaurant Development & Liquor Licenses

Communities in Massachusetts are allocated liquor licenses as to population. In the past several years, many Massachusetts communities have sought additional liquor licenses to encourage the development of restaurants as part of downtown revitalization or encouraging new development. This approach … Continue reading

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Your Observations on Speed and Streets

There is a wide range of opinion in Foxboro about the appropriate speed of cars on local residential streets. Although the highest ranking category was leaving the speed limit for local residential streets, this option garnered only 29.2% of respondent’s … Continue reading

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This Week: Streets & Speed

This weekly we are thinking about streets, safety, and vehicle speed and want to know your opinion about local, neighborhood streets in Foxborough. Click here for the Weekly Poll. Based on the distances between houses in Foxborough, about half the … Continue reading

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Preferences of Highway & Commercial Corridors

Last week, the Weekly Poll conducted a mini-visual preference survey on images of highway and commercial corridors. The results are in and Weekly Poll respondents expressed clear preferences. The first question asked about the preferred image for a Highway Corridor. … Continue reading

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