West County Notebook
Shelburne dump to open Christmas, New Year’s eves
SHELBURNE — The town’s transfer station will be open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve — but only until 4 p.m. Normally the shared, Charlemont-Shelburne transfer station is open to Shelburne residents Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Rowe tax rates drop
ROWE — Selectmen have set new tax rates for fiscal year 2014, based on Board of Assessors recommendations.
The residential rate will be $6.07 per $1,000 valuation and the commercial, industrial and personal property tax rate will be $13.38 per $1,000 valuation.
Rates for Fiscal Year 2013, according to the Department of Revenue, were $6.30 per $1,000 valuation for residents, $14.08 for commercial, industrial and personal property taxes.