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Friday, November 12, 1999

Reading about Ralph Metivier and David McAllister's tour in Vietnam in last week's Mosquito brought back quite a few memories. A year before they did, I too had gone through Fort Jackson, Travis Air Force Base, and wound up in III Corps in Vietnam. I was a medic in a helicopter air ambulance unit and did frequent field standbys in Lai Kai, Ralph and David's ...more

On November 8, Rutland Street resident Robert Accetta, age 46, began serving his sentence for raping a 14-year-old boy from Lowell. ...more

Based on letters from federal investigators and former Carlisle resident Marion Alberico, Carlisle School officials can put the sexual harassment case behind them and continue renewed efforts under a recently revised policy. ...more

No one went home cheering from the November 4 meeting of the Carlisle Conservation Commission, but all involved were relieved that an ordeal was finally over. As often happens when public servants find themselves in a cross- fire of competing imperatives, a compromise was reached that completely satisfied no one. ...more

Last week the town received good news in the form of telephoned assurances from the state Department of Revenue on the day of Special Town Meeting that the town's free cash had been certified at $823,512. This allowed a Town Meeting vote to balance the budget for the current fiscal year by transferring $189,043 from these funds. Nonetheless, as finance committee ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito