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Answering some questions on the proposed Newton tax hike

Participants in a recent Your Town Newton online chat had plenty of questions about the $11.4 million override of Proposition 2½ that Newton residents will vote on on March 12. The proposed tax increase will pay for buildings, roads, and additional teachers and police officers. Here are a few of the questions and the answers from city officials and others familiar with Newton’s finances.

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