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Friday, November 19, 1999

"Of Thee I Sing," the current offering of The Savoyard Light Opera Company, opened at Corey Auditorium last Friday night. This 1931 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical/operetta, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music by George and Ira Gershwin, was highly successful from the day it first appeared. It brought surprisingly current political ...more

The Bill Costello who came before the selectmen on November 9 appeared in an incarnation different from the "take-it-or-leave it" persona with which he had approached the planning board the night before. (See story on page 1) On Tuesday, he quietly presented a plan, which if the selectmen turned down, could mean that the town would miss out ...more

At the November 8 planning board hearing, a complex deal emerged which involved a developer's plan to create a potentially valuable lot for the town in a proposed subdivision in exchange for the ability to build on two lots in an existing subdivision. ...more

Although long overdue, the state's final budget was approved by both the House and Senate on November 10 and 11. According to Senator Susan Fargo, the $20.8 billion spending plan combines sensible spending for social, health and educational programs while also providing sizeable tax cuts for all residents of the Commonwealth. ...more

On Saturday, November 6, the Carlisle Trails Committee and their supporting cast of volunteers completed construction of two more bridges. These spans replaced badly damaged and rotted structures on the Greenough Land and are located on a trail that connects to old foot paths which are parallel to the Concord River. Dubbed the "Jack and Ceil bridges," ...more


1999 The Carlisle Mosquito