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Mayor wants to penalize trash scofflaws

January 25, 2007

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino has filed a home rule petition asking for the ability to penalize those who do not pay their trash fines. The proposal, if approved by the City Council and Legislature, would allow the city to place liens on the property of owners who have not paid bills on so-called green ticket violations for illegal dumping, site ... (Full article: 706 words)

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