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Friday, March 12, 1999

It's a reflection on the town character that all three properties under review by the Carlisle Zoning Board of Appeals at its last meeting met the standard definition of an "antique" (over 100 years old). In fact, it was that very aspect of a barn founded in Colonial times that led the board to consider its first application under the Distinctive ...more

The clock was ticking and everyone knew it. On March 4, the town received its first application from Nextel Communications of Mid-Atlantic, Inc. to build a cellular communications tower at 1 River Road, a commercially-zoned property owned by Renfroe Realty Trust. ...more

"Hello Houston, we have a problem!" exclaimed selectman Michael Fitzgerald at the joint finance committee-board of selectmen meeting on March 2. Seven FinCom members and five selectmen sat around the head table in the Clark Room like the twelve disciples at the Last Supper, staring at the numbers on the chart. Fitzgerald had just discovered $189,000 ...more

The Gleason Public Library Trustees will be arriving at the April 7 Special Town Meeting with $1.28 million in their pockets for the proposed renovation and expansion plan. However, taxpayers will have to fund the balance for the estimated $2.7 million project or the $919,388 grant will slip away. Although the building committee has been receiving encouraging ...more

Police Chief David Galvin urges residents to be on the alert, as house breaks continue in surrounding communities. While investigations continue on recent unsolved breaks in Carlisle, he stressed the following precautions against future break-ins in a message to the Mosquito earlier this week. ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito