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Friday, March 10, 2000

Three candidates for town administrator were each given one hour last week to tout their past accomplishments, explain their management style and test their chemistry with the board of selectmen. All this occurred under the scrutiny of a public meeting attended by many of the town employees the future administrator will direct. While the board emphasized that they want to have a new town administrator as soon as possible, the selectmen determined after an executive session on Monday morning that they will interview two more candidates before they make an offer. ...more

Contrary to what was happening in other parts of the country, or for that matter throughout most of the state, in Carlisle's Presidential Primary on Tuesday former Senator Bill Bradley came away with 349 votes (53 percent) to Vice-President Al Gore's 290 (44 percent) for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. As reported in the Boston Globe on Wednesday, Bradley did best among white, male voters with incomes over $100,000. ...more

Although the subdivision has not yet been approved, the March 2 public hearing on the possible sale of the town-owned lot on Carriage Way showed that many interests are already staking a claim on the proceeds. According to selectman Vivian Chaput, sale of the lot in the proposed development off East Riding Drive could net the town between $250,000 and $300,000. ...more

The same resident who struck fear into the hearts of residents and neighbors almost four years ago when he talked of constructing a cell towers is at it againonly this time, the plans seem more definite. In a telephone interview, longtime resident Dave Duren of 662 Bedford Road explained that he had signed a lease with AT&T Wireless so they can construct a 150-foot unlighted monopole on the rear of his Bedford Road property, behind the auto repair shop. The carrier is now in the process of compiling application materials and plans to submit them to the planning board and board of appeals within the next couple of weeks. ...more

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