The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 30, 1999


While the Annual Town Meeting is scheduled to convene on Tuesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in the Corey Auditorium, voters might be wise to plan for a continuance on Wednesday, May 5, considering the hefty 36 articles on the Warrant. What already appears confusing to some voters is that each of the three tiers on the pyramid override ballot question is composed of ...more

Cooperation rather than confrontation is a key ingredient for successful affordable housing development projects, according to three guest speakers at an information forum held on April 21 at Town Hall. Kate Racer, an associate director of the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Edith Fruscione, chairman of the Concord Housing ...more

The front window at Concord Carlisle High School was shot sometime on the night of Saturday, April 24. ...more

Engineer Joe March of Stamski and McNary discussed the Congregational Church's proposed addition at the April 20 board of health meeting. The church wants to add a 300-seat sanctuary to the existing church on School Street. When the church was built in 1969, the design included a 400-seat sanctuary which was never built, but the septic system was built to ...more

The following Warrant article summaries were written by Darlene D'Amour, Seba Gaines, Mary Hult, Marjorie Johnson, Dave Ives and Phyllis Zinicola

Article 4: Town operating budget presents balanced budget and some override requests

Article 4 includes the request of $11,257,419 to fund the operating costs for all town departments, a sum supported by the finance committee and selectmen. However, there are also requests for additional sums to be included in level 1, 2, or 3 of the Proposition 2 1/2 override. Townspeople will have the opportunity at Town Meeting to vote on whether to fund ...more

This article, which will be moved by the conservation commission with the backing of the board of selectmen and the finance committee, empowers the selectmen to acquire the 43-acre Wang-Coombs properties at the junction of Curve and Fiske Streets. The tract became available to the town under its right of first refusal to purchase properties being removed from ...more

This article, placed on the Warrant by petition, would increase the maximum area of an individual unit in a senior residential open space community (SROSC) from 1,400 to 2,400 square feet and reduce the minimum age of the owner/occupant from 62 to 55. ...more

With no subs, Concord-Carlisle Girls Under 12 soccer team rose to the challenge and convincingly beat Billerica 3-0 for their third win of the season. The first half was a scoreless tie as the defense kept control and the offense struggled to find its rhythm. Sweeper Sarabeth Henderson had the answer to most of Billerica's threats, allowing wing fullbacks ...more

The Concord-Carlisle GU-14-I Patriots played in Melrose on Saturday with the temperature at the start of the game at 38 degrees and the wind blowing a steady thirty miles an hour. Despite starting against the wind, Concord-Carlisle worked the ball up the left side of the field early in the first half. Tara Callahan made a perfect centering pass from left wing ...more

April 28—May 10: Staff unpacking; preparation of Carlisle Institute wiring, cabling, telephone lines and computer installation ...more

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