Hotel Alexandra; McCroy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I; A shopper enters a consumer electronics store on August 12, 2006 in Danvers, Mass. State retailers want to lower the sales tax and make the summer sales tax holiday permanent.

Credit: Photos courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Boston Public Library Archives; WGBH; Lisa Poole/AP Photo

Local News: Farewell, Tax Holiday; Hello, PawSox?

August 18, 2017

How much of an impact does a tax-free holiday actually have on the Massachusetts economy? Will the historic Hotel Alexandra finally get the makeover it deserves? And could the Pawtucket Red Sox become the Worcester Red Sox? All that and more local news from the week that you may have missed!


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