Street lighting costing the town over $28,000 was one of the subjects discussed last Friday night at the round-table conference of the taxpayers’ association directors and town officials. Walter H. Coleman, chairman of the street lighting committee, was the principal speaker.
50 Years Ago
Nov. 21, 1962
C. Lincoln Giles has entered into a sales agreement with Smart & Flagg Insurance Agency to purchase the Andover Press Building at Main and Chestnut streets. George Haselton, representing the agency, said final papers should be passed within a matter of weeks. Mr. Giles plans to remodel the structure inside and out.
A big Santa Claus parade will be held Dec. 8, under the auspices of the fire department. All local organizations, industries, business firms and merchants are invited to take part in the 1 p.m. event. Floats, bands, and marching units will be specially welcome according to Fire Lt. Raymond LaRosa, who is heading up the committee.
Charles Johnston of Gray Road, a department of public works workman, was injured on Lovejoy Road Monday afternoon. At least two fingers were broken according to the police report and his hand was partly crushed. The report said Mr. Johnston was working on the tailgate of a truck when the mishap occurred.
Children can spend several delightful hours at the Christ Church Fair, Saturday Dec. 1. As well as doing their Christmas shopping along with mother, there are special activities planned to interest and amuse them at the Parish House on Central Street.
25 Years Ago
Nov. 19, 1987
The town may set up a contingency account to cover “unforeseen emergency expenditures that pop up after the annual budget is finalized.” At a joint meeting of the town’s Finance Committee and representatives of the School Committee, Board of Selectmen, and Planning Board, local officials began preliminary sketches for what the municipal fiscal year 1988 budget should entail.