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Friday, April 9, 1999

In less than one hour on Wednesday, April 7, 375 voters at the Special Town Meeting agreed to fund the proposed renovation and expansion plans for the Gleason Public Library, clearly garnering the necessary two-thirds majority vote (353-8). Article 1, the only article on the Warrant, appropriated $2,768,455 for the project; to meet this appropriation, $919,388 ...more

There was plenty of good cheer in Town Hall on Monday when U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan hand-delivered a check for $1,784,217 for the sale of the 129-acre O'Rourke Farm to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Selectmen Vivian Chaput, Michael Fitzgerald, and Doug Stevenson as well as Greg Peterson of the Carlisle Land Trust were on hand to receive the funds on behalf ...more

The finance committee finally decided to take action against the growing financial burden being assumed by the town. During a long introspective four-hour meeting on April 5, they voted not to recommend purchase of the Wang-Coombs land or authorization of a $5 million serial bond for municipal land acquisition. ...more

The Mosquito Trash Party pickers are raring to go Saturday morning between 9 a.m. and 12 noon. Everyone is hoping Mother Nature will do her part to make this a great time to gather with friends and neighbors and help to restore the Carlisle roadsides to their natural beauty. ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito