In Hampton, the schools remain sacred cows. Whatever the school board recommends, which is the result of the direction from the Superintendents and Administrators, the school board’s rubber stamp and the voters typically go along. We have seen members of
In Hampton, the Town plays to the apathy of voters by using the Unassigned Fund Balance. This fund is derived from overly stated Operating Budgets, budgeted line items that were not acted upon, as well as underspent and lapsed warrant
The tax chart shows the growth of spending since 1992 and its affect on the average home owner’s tax bill. Please note the trajectory of the increase since 2014, which reflects a 22% increase in the taxes on an average
The recent public hearings and discussions about commercial trash and the elimination of condo trash and recycling collection produced some predictable, but still alarming responses. For years RTOH has been opposed to the discriminatory practice of providing (some but not
The tax chart which shows the growth of spending and its affect on the average home owner’s tax bill. The chart shows a rapid increase in spending over the past few years without any restraint by the Board of Selectmen.