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Friday, January 14, 2000

On December 14, Claudia Talland, M.D., officially became the Carlisle Town Physicianan associate, non-voting member of the board of health. ...more

The Carlisle Conservation Commission's January 6 meeting produced a decided ratcheting up of the town's reaction to the Chelmsford Water District's proposal to pump up to 250,000 gallons of water per day from the Cranberry Bog's water sources. The commissioners and board of selectmen chair Doug Stevenson listened intently to recommendations for action from farmer Mark Duffy, who regards his Cranberry Bog operation as seriously threatened. Others also feared long-term depletion of Carlisle's potential water resources. ...more

Anger and frustration predominated during the citizen comment period at the school committee meeting on January 4, amidst an audience of about 25 people. Angry comments were directed at Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson and she walked out of the meeting. Meanwhile, school administrators, teachers, school committee members and community members were frustrated as to how to resolve an issue between a student and a teacher. ...more

On Sunday afternoon Middlesex School hosted a panel discussion on diversity in the high schools with students from Concord-Carlisle High School, Concord Academy and Middlesex giving their candid opinions on some of the issues students face. The event "Continuing the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr." was sponsored by the Concord-Carlisle Human Rights Council and included three students from each school. ...more


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