Protest video of Kittery’s sewer betterment fees released

A video still from a protest video released on Facebook on Monday show a child looking a sign that states,

A video still from a protest video released on Facebook on Monday show a child looking a sign that states, “College or Sewer?” The video is protesting the high fees related to a sewer extension project in the northern part of Kittery, where property owners are facing an average cost of $20,200 each to finance the project.

By Brian Early
bearly@seacoastonline.com

KITTERY, Maine — A catchy song in a short protest video highlighting town residents who will be affected by high sewer betterment fees in Kittery has gone viral locally, collecting nearly 10,000 views since it was posted Sunday morning.

It highlights the growing anger from a group of residents who each face an approximate $20,000 bill for a nearly finished sewer extension. Since it was posted on Sunday at 8:54 a.m., the video has been shared 199 times as of Tuesday night with more than 9,600 views.

The video is slideshow of pictures showing various signs made and mostly held by residents in the neighborhood where sewer was extended. They are protesting the high cost of their expected payment for the project that will be completed in the coming weeks.

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By Brian Early
bearly@seacoastonline.com

Here is the video.

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By Brian Early
bearly@seacoastonline.com

THIS LINK IS A LINK TO ALL THE PORTSMOUTH HERALD STORIES ABOUT THE SEWER BETTERMENT FEES.