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Jeffrey Gaines to Perform in Wrentham

National recording artist Jeffrey Gaines will perform with Brian Stratton at the August 21st Concert on the Common. The Infractions were originally listed, that was switched to American Idol finalist Siobhan Magnus, but now it's set to be a performance by Gaines and Stratton. Gaines has appeared on numerous TV shows including Good Morning America and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Perhaps best known for his acoustic version of Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" (see video below), Gaines is also a songwriter recognized by his powerful and original voice. Stratton is a member of the Infractions, who are scheduled to...
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Wrentham Voter Registration

A voter registration will take place on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 for the State Primary Election of Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s office, and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Public Safety Building located at 89 South St. Any Wrentham resident who is not registered or will become 18 years of age on or before September 9, 2014 may register to vote. Please call the Town Clerk’s office at 508-384-5415 for questions.
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The Sales Tax Holiday

By Senator Richard J. Ross As has become Massachusetts’ custom over the past 10 years, a tax holiday was declared for the 16th and 17th of August of this year. During this weekend, the standard sales tax of 6.25% will be suspended for sales less than $2,500, alleviating added burdens to our hardworking taxpayers. Since its inception in 2004, the holiday has been widely supported by both consumers and merchants. Despite the regular occurrence and statewide support of the tax free weekend, there was recently debate in the state legislature regarding when the sales tax holiday should take place. Many...
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