Residence Inn Portsmouth Downtown / Waterfront
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... odd in that there is no state tax. I think we would compare this to our GST but each state sets their own tax. Instead they charge property owners very high property tax (rates). Annual rates on a $350k property are about $12k per year. To recoup some of this cost a lot of people rent their holiday homes out for several weeks over summer. Weekly rental for a beachside property at peak season is around $4k. York Beach, in Maine, was not as commercialised or as crowded as ...
... for me but great for the checkbook. Today we went on a garden tour in Kittery. I do not have garden envy but I love to live vicariosly through others gardens. These were some of the best.
... there dressed in period clothing to tell us about the cemetery, who was buried there, and some of the events of that day. He explained that none of the twenty hanged for crimes of witchcraft were buried in the cemetery. They were buried in shallow graves near where they were hanged. Those buried there were important people at that time like John Hawthorne. It was sad to think that all those people died due to false accusations. On the way out of town we took ...
After leaving my stepson at the airport and spending two and a half hours in the 'rush hour' traffic getting to Connecticut I had a nice little visit with Nick Tiberio.
Nick has a passion for old Chryslers and has been keen to help us with my nephew, Ben, and his project. He phoned me back just in time for me to drop off the freeway and go to his place.
Even though there's a mass of trophies there, ...
... playing with a Venus glass and egg. Salem is also significant in legal history as the site of the Dorthy Talbye trial, where a mentally ill woman was hanged for murdering her daughter, because at the time Massachusetts made no distinction between insanity and criminal behavior. The story of the girls in Salem experimenting with fortune-telling is, however, apocryphal.
William Hathorne's son, Judge John Hathorne, came to prominence in the late ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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