Revaluation only adds to the unfairness of taxes

North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi seems to have done the impossible. He has presented the Town Council a budget increase of 0.0087 percent, essentially no increase at all. Congratulations! In a rational and fair world every North Providence homeowner would expect to pay no more in property taxes than last year. Sadly as many as…

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  1. Harvey Waxman has hit the nail squarely on the head. Rhode Island’s current property tax system makes a farce of fairness for every tax payer. Some get windfall tax reductions paid for by the unlucky taxpayers who are forced by the local government to pay for their unearned good luck. When are people going to wise up and contact their local representatives about this? Why not NOW?

    Ed Nicholson