Dracut officials: Lowell water rate h...

Dracut officials: Lowell water rate hike will hurt

There are 21 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Dec 6, 2010, titled Dracut officials: Lowell water rate hike will hurt. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Dracut water officials are bracing for deep budget cuts and rising bills, saying Lowell leaders waited until mid-fiscal year to dump a 24 percent water rate hike on city residents and surrounding communities.

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Tyngsboro, MA

#23 Dec 9, 2010
Wondering wrote:
"He blames the increased costs on employee health insurance, salary and pensions"
Just more proof of how destructive unions are.
I am so sick of hearing people bash unions. They are not to blame for everything. And NO I am not a union member and I work 2 jobs.
Employee health insurance, salary and 401k matches are doing the same damage to private corporations. I work for a Global Tech Company that tells us the same thing every year when raises or benefits are due.

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