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Friday, March 19, 1999

At their March 9 meeting the selectmen cut from the Warrant for the May Town Meeting the bylaw amendments originally put forth by the planning board to provide incentives to develop affordable housing. It's not that the selectmen thought they were necessarily a bad idea; the amendments were tabled for lack of an appropriate sponsor. ...more

In this season of budget overruns, it was unwelcome news to the selectmen on March 9 that clean-up of the contamination from gas leaks found at the department of public works in connection with removal of the old underground fuel storage tank will cost the town at least an additional $46,000. This brings the total cost of the project, including removal of ...more

In 1997, Wheelabrator Technologies contended that member communities of the North East Solid Waste Committee (NESWC) were responsible for the $35.5 million retrofit required for the North Andover plant to meet the 1990 Clean Air Act amendment requirements. After two years of negotiation, NESWC and Wheelabrator have signed an agreement to split the costs, with ...more

Carlisle Public Schools is honored to welcome John Silber, former chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Education, as the guest speaker at the fifth annual Carlisle Education Forum on Saturday morning, March 27. The Education Forum offers the community an opportunity to explore ideas in education and how they apply to the Carlisle Schools. This year, Dr. ...more

Selectmen John Ballantine and Vivian Chaput, whose terms expire this year, announced at the March 9 selectmen's meeting that they will both be running for an additional term of three years. The Town Caucus is set for Monday, March 29 at 7:30 in the Clark Room at Town Hall. Other positions for which terms are expiring are as follows: moderator (one for one ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito