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Tax Cuts in Binghamton
The City of Binghamton's new financial plan includes a .25% tax cut for residential properties and a .84% reduction in the tax on commercial properties.
Tournament of Bands Energizes Downtown
A big crowd turned out this morning (Monday) for the 57th Annual Mirabito Columbus Day Tournament of Bands in Binghamton.  A number of marching bands from all around the area participated in the parade through downtown Binghamton.
With most schools closed for the holiday large numbers of people watch…
LUMA Lights Up Binghamton
An estimated 30,000 people jammed downtown Binghamton on Friday night to take-in the city's second annual LUMA event.  People of all ages turned out on a beautiful night to enjoy the show.
Projected images and video were shown on four major buildings in the downtown area...
Binghamton Parks Chief Allegedly Stole $108,000
A state audit concludes long-time Binghamton city parks and recreation director John Whalen stole almost $108,000.
Whalen had been employed by the city until last November. He was charged with second-degree grand larceny, a felony, last April...
Binghamton To Sell Dozens Of Properties
Forty city-owned lots are going to auction as Binghamton officials work to get more property back on the tax rolls.
Most of the lots set to be auctioned next week are vacant. Many are in residential neighborhoods.
Some, such as the parcel shown above at what's known as 2 Shear Street, are paved l…
Binghamton’s Credit Rating Lowered
According to a release from Moody's Investor's Service the City of Binghamton's credit rating has been downgraded from A1 to A2.
Moody's says that the downgrade "reflects the city's ongoing weakness in its enterprise, consistently late financial statements, sign…

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