“If the College was taxed on all property that is exempt, they would pay about $1,071,870 [in fire taxes alone],” explained Tabor. As a result, she added, the fire levy for Town of Poughkeepsie residents living in the Arlington Fire District would decrease from $6.21 to $5.80 per $1,000 of property—or by $103 a year for a home worth $250,000. AFD covers a 22-square mile area with a population of about 33,000.
[Editor’s Note: Due to the highly personal nature of this event, The Miscellany News chose not to report on the specifics of what speakers shared during the rally. All quotes in this article are from interviews.] On Thursday, Oct. 26, dozens of students gathered on the College Center Circle for this year’s Take Back the Night Rally, the first official event of Halloweekend.
Karen Herskovitz Ackman studied art at Vassar and earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Harvard in landscape architecture in 1993. In addition to Vassar’s Board of Trustees, Herskovitz Ackman also serves on the boards of Friends of the High Line and Human Rights Watch and formerly The Dalton School. Late last year, Herskovitz Ackman separated from her billionaire hedge fund manager husband, Bill Ackman, and reportedly stands to get half of his $1.4 billion fortune in the event of a divorce.
A Miscellany News investigation revealed that #Vassar costs the Arlington Fire District an estimated $1 million annually, more than 17 peer and local colleges. For the most part, Vassar doesn’t contribute to AFD through taxes or donations. Read more here: https://t.co/W28EqhFDEJ
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Selecting a term
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