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Friday, February 26, 1999

Just when FinCom thought that no more dollar signs would fit in the Clark Room on February 11, up stepped the Gleason Library building committee. Chair Sally Swift introduced Ed Sonn, who recently joined the group after participating in the Town Hall and Saint Irene Church building projects. Swift was not willing to back off from their recent $400,000 increase ...more

The selectmen have applied for a grant of approximately $300,000 to help fund the acquisition of the Wang-Coombs property off Curve Street should the town vote to purchase the property at the upcoming Town Meeting. ...more

There was little joy when the finance committee heard that combined increases for communications, the building inspector and general expenses would exceed the guideline by over $100,000. ...more

Seeking to head off any opposition at the May 4 Annual Town Meeting, planning board members have initiated an early dialogue with their conservation commission colleagues. Planning board chair Tara Hengeveld gave an annotated briefing on the board's proposed spring Warrant articles at the commission's February 11 meeting, and strongly encouraged comments ...more

"Marty Galligan, chair of the Carlisle Housing Authority, is here to speak to us about affordable housing," announced planning board chair Tara Hengeveld on February 8. The presentation included state affordable housing options and a suggestion that the Conant Land be considered a site in the future. ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito