100 Years Ago: Record Taxes Collected in Marlborough

Just about everyday Marlborough Patch will highlight an interesting story from the Marlborough Daily Enterprise published on that date 100 years ago.

Oct. 5, 1911: Over Ninety Thousand: In Taxes Already Turned Over to City by Collector Osgood

Wednesday Tax Collector W.H. Osgood took his turn beating and breaking records when he turned over $91,940.31 the amount of taxes collected during the past week. Last year the amount the first and corresponding week was 90,000. The large amount received by Tax Collector Osgood this year was a great surprise not only to the genial collector, but also to the entire staff of city hall employees. 

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