Morning North | Jul 28, 2014 | 6:25

Another small township struggling

The provincial government's decision to reduce a power dam subsidy has left several municipalities struggling to pay their bills. Last week we heard from Wawa. Today, the mayor of Fauquier-Strickland says she may need to raise taxes by 15 per cent.

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