The Woolwich Observer - - COMMENT -

Wool­wich de­clared war on Elmira’s snow. All of the town’s side­walks will be cleared us­ing en­hanced equip­ment this win­ter, coun­cil de­cided this week. It aims to re­duce the num­ber of com­plaints by us­ing more so­phis­ti­cated snow-clear­ing equip­ment to do the job. Coun­cil es­sen­tially agreed to triple the spe­cial tax levied on Elmira res­i­dents: prop­erty taxes will rise to $20 a year for the av­er­age house­hold. The cur­rent levy is $6. From the Nov. 27, 2004 edi­tion of The Ob­server

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