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    Winners and losers

    Local communities where values and property taxes for single-family homes changed most and least between fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2014:

    Largest percentage increase in value

    Medford: 5.11 percent increase ($366,328 from $348,506)

    Winchester: 4.52 percent increase ($805,313 from $770,456)

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    Lynnfield: 3.48 percent increase ($528,794 from $510,995)

    Largest percentage decrease in value

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    North Andover: 2.19 percent decrease ($467,608 from $478,604)

    Essex: 1.65 percent decrease ($485,159 from $493,317)

    Amesbury: 1.59 percent decrease ($290,956 from $295,642)

    Largest increase in average single-family home tax bills

    Newburyport: $485 increase ($6,323 from $5,838)

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    Andover: $376 increase ($8,343 from $7,967)

    Winchester: $356 increase ($10,195 from $9,839)

    Decrease/smallest increase in average single-family home tax bills

    Essex: $80 decrease ($7,394 from $7,474)

    Lowell: No change (average remains $3,273)

    Woburn: $18 increase ($3,571 from $3,553)

    SOURCE: Massachusetts Department of Revenue