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Friday, August 2, 2002
THE LAST PHASE OF THE LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT has finally begun. The contractor is installing brick and concrete walkways, granite steps and wall on the re-graded area in front of the library. Planting of shrubs, trees and perennials will wait until after September 1 when the worst summer heat has gone. Funding for the landscaping project comes from private contributions and the landscaping line item of the building construction project. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
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The northern White Mountains are perfect for families with young children because there are several amusement parks and gorgeous scenery along the way for everyone to enjoy. ...more

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A change to the Community Preservation Act (CPA) that will strengthen the act was signed into law last week. The amendment proposed by State Senator Susan Fargo and Representative Charles Murphy will allow cities and towns who have adopted the act to use CPA funds to pay for vital improvements to historic town-owned buildings. ...more

2002 The Carlisle Mosquito