The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing a 3.35 percent water rate increase, the lowest hike in nine years.
For the 16th consecutive year, New York City residents’ water bill will swell. The seven-member water board approved a 7 percent hike in water rates at a vote Friday morning. “The 7 percent 2013 fiscal year rate increase is the lowest increase in seven years and is 25 percent lower than the increase projected at [...]
Queens drivers are reaching deeper into their pockets — more often — to park around the borough “I have to constantly feed the meter, when I can barely feed myself in this economy,” said Theresa Bulgosi as she shopped along Vernon Boulevard. City motorists now get only 15 minutes for a quarter — $1 for [...]