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Friday, May 9, 2003

After a year of budget anxiety and a month of intense preparations and lobbying, the town's political fires seemingly burned themselves out just as the 2003 Carlisle Spring Town Meeting was convened. The crowd of 433 citizens that gathered at the Corey Auditorium on Monday night approved all Warrant Articles, most with large majorities and minimal, if any, ...more

Regional School Committee chair Betsy Bilodeau addresses Article 5 at Town Meeting on Monday. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Supporters of the footpaths plan turned out in force for Town Meeting on Monday, overwhelmingly approving the Article and giving it more than the two-thirds vote it needed to succeed. Now the footpaths ballot question must pass at the voting booth next Tuesday, where a majority vote is needed to approve the project. ...more

The town election on Tuesday, May 13, will fill 12 vacancies on town boards and committees and ask citizens to vote on two ballot questions. (See sample ballot on page 5.) ...more

The possibility of a comprehensive permit application was held out as a threat last Thursday at the monthly Board of Appeals meeting, after a request for a variance to create two building lots on a 4.84 acre parcel was denied. ...more

Vote May 13 at Town Hall or absentee

The polls at Town Hall at 66 Westford Street will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Registered voters who will not be able to vote at Town Hall on Tuesday may pick up an absentee ballot from the Town Clerk's office until Monday, May 12, at noon. Hours are 9 a.m.­3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito