Westport land trusts hail Hawley court ruling

Posted 5/23/14

The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday against a small Massachusetts town in its attempt to collect taxes on a 134-acre forest held by a land conservation group.

It's a case that has been watched closely across the Commonwealth, including …

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