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Decade of rising bills

An examination of changes in residential property taxes between fiscal year 2004 and this year found a wide range of increases for the average single-family home in 48 area communities, from a low of 20 percent to 73 percent on the high end.

TownFiscal 2014 taxesPercentage increase since 2004
Abington$4,83233
Avon$4,21873
Braintree$3,96039
Bridgewater$4,91056
Brockton$3,26434
Canton$5,80554
Carver$4,33535
Cohasset$10,78746
Dedham$6,21768
Duxbury$9,18059
East Bridgewater$5,11966
Easton$6,04058
Foxborough$4,24352
Freetown$3,48429
Halifax$5,01053
Hanover$6,70643
Hanson$4,40227
Hingham$8,22850
Holbrook$4,37928
Hull$5,01342
Kingston$5,43158
Lakeville$3,98853
Mansfield$5,62834
Marion$5,87635
Marshfield$5,00250
Mattapoisett$5,55647
Middleborough$3,97238
Milton$7,74058
Norton$4,34141
Norwell$8,81858
Norwood$4,20550
Pembroke$4,74438
Plymouth$4,53640
Plympton$5,53533
Quincy$4,75731
Randolph$4,24352
Raynham$4,53464
Rochester$4,65759
Rockland$4,55754
Scituate$6,26855
Sharon$8,91437
Stoughton$4,32137
Walpole$6,40550
Wareham$2,48033
West Bridgewater$4,61845
Westwood$9,60144
Weymouth$3,75539
Whitman$4,03920

SOURCE: Massachusetts Department of Revenue

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