City proposes base charge for water/sewer services

THE ISSUE: The city of Medford has proposed a base charge for water and sewer services to help stabilize the budget and prevent a prolonged deficit. WHY IT MATTERS: Some feel as though the charge is a tax, but experts insist it is a common budgeting tool that will actually save the average resident money on their bill.

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