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Friday, April 23, 2004

The Redcoats, filmed Sunday on Towle Field, are in the midst of a slow charge with muskets and bayonets to force the Minutemen off the "Lexington Green." (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)
Yes, two companies of British Redcoats were in town on the Towle Field early Sunday morning, April 18. They were here for the filming of the opening action of the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord at the beginning of the Revolutionary War. The Smithsonian Institution, which is planning a military exhibition of American wars up to Desert Storm, hired Boston ...more

Carlisle will soon see the construction of its first wireless communication facility, a 189-foot tall monopole tower to accommodate antenna locations for up to six wireless phone companies, on land owned by the Anderegg family at 871 Bedford Road. This decision is the result of a settlement of multiple appeals in U.S. District Court to decisions of the Carlisle ...more

Members of the South Street neighborhood surrounding the former Benfield Land expressed concerns with the proposed makeup of the Parcel A Planning Task Force as proposed by Chair Tim Hult at the Selectmen's meeting on April 13. The parcel was purchased by the town using Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds at a Special Town Meeting on March 23. An amount ...more

"Can the current system ever be made to work? Right now there are more questions than answers," says Lenny Johnson of the Long-Term Capital Requirements Committee regarding the heating system at Town Hall. On Thursday, April 16, Johnson, a group of former and current Building Committee members, FinCom member David Trask, and Building Inspector Bob ...more

FinCom Warrant Hearing on Monday, April 26

The Finance Committee's Warrant Hearing for the May 3 Town Meeting will be held on Monday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall. At this hearing, members of the Finance Committee will discuss the Warrant Articles and explain the position the committee has taken on each one. The meeting will be conducted as a dialog between members of the FinCom and the public. The Warrant Hearing is an opportunity for residents to learn more about the issues that will be debated at Town Meeting. All interested townspeople are encouraged to attend.

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito