The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, February 11, 2005

News

Regional Headlines

This new column provides a glimpse of issues making news in surrounding towns. The articles can be seen in full on the Web (for two weeks after the publication date.) Go to www.townonline.com and click on the appropriate newspaper or town, then click on local news and find the headline.

Acton

The Beacon, February 3

• Romney urging transfer of state CPA funds

Governor Mitt Romney proposes transfering funds reserved for the Community Preservation Act to other uses while local legislators oppose the change.

Can seniors afford Acton?

Proposed legislation and existing programs to provide tax relief for senior citizens are discussed.

Bedford

The Bedford Minuteman, February 3

Bedford drawing near 10% affordable housing goal

Bedford may soon join the other 39 towns in Massachusetts that have reached the 10% goal for affordable housing.

Boxborough

The Beacon, February 3

Hunters under fire

The proximity of conservation land where hunting is not allowed to private land where it is allowed has resulted in unpleasant meetings between hunters and walkers.

Concord

The Concord Journal, February 2

Bill asks for aid for Hanscom, Natick Labs

Governor Mitt Romney has filed legislation intended to help keep Hanscom Air Force Base off the Pentagon's base closing list.


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