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Measure K short-sighted, poorly crafted
Thursday Oct 25 2012
It has come to the attention of the Newcastle Firefighter Volunteer Association that there exists some confusion regarding the view of the association regarding Measure K. The Newc ...
Threat of no fire service not true
Tuesday Oct 23 2012
I and a select few received an envelope full of propaganda against Measure K. Unfortunately, you forgot to leave a return address, and so, I guess this is the only way I can commun ...
Newcastle firehouse site search paused until after election
Friday Oct 19 2012
As the election that will decide whether or not a new tax will be reformed approaches, the Newcastle Fire Protection District has put its effort to find a site for a new station on ...
Measure K not the answer for district
Monday Oct 15 2012
I believe that, if Measure K passes, the Newcastle Fire District will, within a few years, go up in smoke. That is because Measure K does not raise sufficient revenue to build a ne ...
Scrutinize your tax bill
Friday Oct 12 2012
Re: Newcastle Fire District. Measure K only needs a 50 percent-plus-one approval to pass. Measure K is a tax reduction. It removes the automatic annual CPI cost of living increase ...
Budget, tax measures weighed at Newcastle town hall meeting
Wednesday Oct 10 2012
New candidates and incumbents of the Newcastle fire board went head-to-head on the logistical and financial issues of the district at a town hall meeting Tuesday night. Along with ...
Newcastle residents prepare to pay for Measure B, board prepares budget
Friday Sep 28 2012
As Newcastle residents prepare to pay their first installment of property taxes increased by Measure B, the fire protection district's Board of Directors is finalizing its budget. ...
Letter stands corrected
Friday Sep 28 2012
I wrote a letter to the editor regarding Measure K which was published Sept. 26 (“Giving Measure K a no vote”). The Auburn Journal wrote a number incorrectly that I had ...
Cut Newcastle tax burden
Thursday Sep 27 2012
Information surrounding Measures B and K — Newcastle Fire Department: I feel there are a number of individuals who do not understand the full impact of the tax that has been impo ...
Measure B worth the price
Wednesday Sep 26 2012
I voted for Measure B, joining a majority of my neighbors in working to save Newcastle Fire. I treasure the peace of mind of having an experienced fire department and a safe fire s ...
Giving Measure K a no vote
Tuesday Sep 25 2012
I voted for Measure B to support our Newcastle Fire Department now and in the future. Following passage of Measure B, the Newcastle fire board at its Aug. 9 meeting approved adding ...
Political signs lifted from Newcastle properties
Monday Sep 24 2012
Multiple Newcastle residents have reported that political signs they have posted on their property have been stolen recently. Rocky Robinson, of Newcastle, had a sandwich board ma ...
Six vying for three spots on Newcastle Fire Board
Wednesday Sep 19 2012
Six candidates are competing for three seats up for grabs this election on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board of Directors.The three fire board incumbents include Chairpe ...
Measure K falls short
Monday Sep 17 2012
I supported the Measure B parcel tax for the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) which passed with a 68.7 percent vote. Measure B provides the revenue flow needed to build a ...
Newcastle Firehouse to be inspected next week
Thursday Sep 13 2012
The deteriorating Newcastle firehouse will be inspected by a licensed engineer next Thursday in response to a letter from Placer County requiring the small district to do so last w ...
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