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Friday, April 2, 1999

Sounds of the first spring peepers outside the Town Hall heralded the advent of town election season. Candidates for all but two vacancies were nominated at the March 29 town caucus. ...more

On Monday, members of the Gleason Library Trustees and building committee were pleased to announce that the proposed renovation and expansion plan for the town's library will cost $2,868,455, a figure close to their most recent estimates. Clearly relieved at the result of recently received bids, building committee chair Sally Swift asked for support and in ...more

Concord School Superintendent Gene Thayer reduced the operating budget forConcord-Carlisle Regional High School to avoid an override request inConcord. But while the overall budget was reduced, Carlisle's share stillexceeds the Carlisle finance committee's guideline. At its meeting on March 23, theRegional School Committee approved the revised budget for CCHS ...more

Daunted by the cumulative impact of the financial decisions facing voters at the upcoming Special and Annual Town Meetings, the selectmen have asked the municipal land acquisition committee to reduce its $10 million bonding authorization article. According to selectman Burt Rubenstein, the committee will be encouraged to lower its sights to an amount in the ...more

"If education reform is not revolutionary, it cannot succeed!" This quotation of Dr. John Silber sums up his commitment to public service and the education of all children. Dr.Silber, chancellor of Boston University and former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Education, was the guest speaker at the fifth annual Carlisle Education Forum on Saturday ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito