Comments for: Island town faces ‘tax revolt’ after bills increase 70 percent

Posted Jan. 13, 2012, at 8:29 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 14, 2012, at 5:35 a.m.

FRENCHBORO | As with heating fuel, gas prices, insurance costs and other escalating expenses, property tax increases have been a challenge for many people affected by the sagging economy. But on this offshore island town, located about seven miles south of Mount Desert Island in the Gulf of Maine, …


An earlier version of this story contained an error. Arthur Fernald is a former local selectman and the town’s harbormaster, not Arthur Alley.

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