TAX RATE TO GO UP IN LOWER TWP. SCHOOL DISTRICT

The tax rate in the Lower Township Elementary School District could go up by 1.5 cents this year.  The Press of Atlantic City reported over the weekend that the district’s budget totals $27.7 million.  The superintendent of the district says the average homeowner would see about a three dollar per month increase in their school tax.  New academic programs for the school year include math and writing programs.