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Friday, April 6, 2001

ICICLE FRINGE. As water levels drop, a fringe of icicles forms on the little footbridge at Lowell and North Roads. (Photo by Sylia Willard)
No contested races for town leadership, so far

Town caucus on Monday night April 2 resulted in a nearly perfect match between the openings on elected boards and candidates to fill them. The exception was the Carlisle Housing Authority, which lacks a nominee for an open one year term...more

On Sunday, April 1, the Concord-Carlisle Concert Band earned a gold medal at the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association (MICCA) State Concert Festival. This marked the ninth straight year that the band has earned a gold medal at the event. ...more

On April 3 the Carlisle Board of Selectmen met with members of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) and the Carlisle Finance Committee (FinCom) in the hopes of agreeing to a compromise budget for the high school for FY02. The FinCom has offered to support a 12% increase over last year, while the school committee has asked for 21%. When agreement could not be reached, the selectmen voted to offer two levels of override and "let the voters decide."..more

A Special Town Meeting will convene this Tuesday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m., at the Corey Auditorium of the Carlisle Public School, to debate whether Carlisle should adopt the Community Preservation Act. The Act permits towns to place a surcharge of no more than three percent on real estate taxes, creating a fund for conservation, historic preservation and affordable housing. The state will provide matching funds...more


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