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Sitting in my college dorm, 250 miles from home, I am astonished (then again, not really) to see our little town of Knox is (yet again) raising the already high taxes, a whopping 3.14 percent, on its citizens.
Last week, all of the property owners in the Guilderland School District received their tax-freeze rebate checks. Ours was a big whopping $56 and was a “reward” for the school board staying under the 2-percent tax cap. But it got us thinking, what is the cost of this check?