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Friday, June 25, 1999

The Carlisle Planning Board elected new leadership for the coming year and then provided an indication of things to come by approving three major subdivision plans. Wheeler Lane, Deer Creek Estates, and Hart Farm Estates all received approval at the June 14 meeting, albeit with some strings attached. ...more

On June 22, Roger Murphy of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) confirmed that a complaint was filed against the Carlisle Public School on April 28, 1999. According to Murphy, the complaint alleges that "the district failed to take appropriate action when sexual harassment was reported, and there is also a retaliation issue." ...more

Attorneys for Nextel Com-munications have asked the state attorney general's office to invalidate the six-month moratorium on the granting of permits for wireless communications facilities passed at the Annual Town Meeting. In a letter dated June 4, attorney Richard L. Seegel stated, "Since the moratorium bylaw does not declare an emergency or give any ...more

Havoc erupted on Monday morning, June 21, when a four-inch plastic gas main was ruptured at approximately 7:30 a.m. near the NYNEX junction house on Westford Street. Detour signs and traffic control officers were already in place for the planned drainage work for the pedestrian/bike path. ...more

The Middlesex Superior Court denied the request filed by Concord-Carlisle High School teachers Wilson Flight and Elliot Lilien which would have prohibited the district from taking any action while they fought the state's recertification process. Joined by six teachers from other districts, Lilien and Flight maintained that they had been issued life-time certificates ...more

1999 The Carlisle Mosquito