Tax classification remains Worcester’s big story

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Forget about seismic changes taking place at Worcester City Hall.

Forget about the talk about whether the annual salary for the mayor’s position should be increased by $9,500, to $43,500, for what is supposed to be a part-time job for a person who has two full-time staffers.

And, forget about the encouraging prospects on the downtown development front, with talk of the construction of two hotels (250 rooms total), a 350-unit, market-rate residential development, 15,000 square feet of retail space and a 550-space underground public parking garage.

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