The Finance Committee is recommending budgets totaling $3,905,667, for adoption at Town Meeting. The committee also suggests using $278,500, from free cash, to pay for special articles, $50,000 from this amount to reduce the tax rate.
Photo caption: Ground was officially “broken” for the first step of Rogers Brook construction Tuesday morning, even though there is two or three feet of frost in the ground. Taking part were Rep. Arthur Williams, Planning Board Secretary Virginia Hammond, former chairman of the Board of Selectmen, Eugene A. Bernardin Jr., Chairman
Russell G. Doyle, Selectman B. Allan Rowland and Town Manager Thomas E. Duff.
25 Years Ago Feb. 25, 1988
The action-packed School Committee meetings that attracted large crowds have vanished. Budget talk has appeared. The hard work and long hours associated with fine-tuning the year-long school budget began at Tuesday night’s School Committee meeting. The next month will be spent reviewing, revising and approving the budget for the 1988-’89 school year.
Students from Andover High and Doherty and West junior high schools tried their luck and talent this week during auditions for the musical “Grease.”
Joshua L. Miner, Outward Bound USA founding trustee and former dean of admissions for Phillips Academy, was given the honor or presenting Outward Bound’s highest award to His Royal Highness, Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. The award ceremony concluded Outward Bound’s 1987 year-long 25th anniversary celebration.