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Voters say yes to CPA surcharge

Beverly, Salem, and Somerville are preparing to implement a tax surcharge after voters in all three cities agreed to accept the Community Preservation Act in the Nov. 6 state election.

By a voter ratio of more than 3-1, Somerville said yes to a 1.5 percent addition to their property taxes, while the 1 percent hikes in Beverly and Salem passed by smaller margins.

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