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Harford Prepares For Cleanup

The Tuesday sessions of the Harford Township Supervisors tend to be quite brief these days, what with the Odd Fellows Hall no longer on the agenda. The meeting on May 23 set no record for brevity, but those in attendance (one) at least got a thorough road report.

Cleanup is a major topic in Harford at the moment, considering the mess in the village, with two old buildings reduced to rubble, and a major bridge project underway (which could quadruple the number of traffic lights in Susquehanna County, if only temporarily). The first week in June – this year, June 5-9 – the township sponsors a campaign to give residents a chance to be rid of just about anything. The cost this season is $38 per load, and they'll take everything but household trash or tires.

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FCR Taxes Going Up
By P. Jay Amadio

Real estate taxes to help finance the Forest City Regional School District for the 2006-2007 school year will increase but not as much as had first been anticipated.

The Board of Education approved a tentative budget last week that sets the millage by county as follows: Susquehanna, 31.0; Lackawanna, 77.3 ; and Wayne, 11.5. Earlier this month, the school board unveiled a preliminary budget that would have set the millage at 33.1 in Susquehanna County, an increase of 3.6 mills; 12.3 mills in Wayne County, up 1.4 mills; and, 82.5 mills Lackawanna County, an increase of 11.6 mills.

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