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Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE -

The mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties of Stanstead and Stanstead Town­ship are at op­po­site ends of the scale when it comes to tax rates: Stanstead has the high­est rate in the MRC at .95 while Stanstead Town­ship has the low­est at .31 per $100 eval­u­a­tion. A $200,000 home in Stanstead Town­ship will cost the owner ap­prox­i­mately $630 in mu­nic­i­pal taxes this year, com­pared to the owner of a $200,000 home in Stanstead who will pay $1,900.

Austin had the sec­ond low­est tax rate for 2011 at .43 while North Hat­ley has the sec­ond high­est tax rate at .94.

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