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Friday, April 13, 2001

It's a yea vote for the Community Preservation Act (CPA) (Photo by Ellen Huber)
Patriots Day tradition continues

When Captain Scott Evans steps off the Town Green Monday morning April 16 at 7:15 a.m. with his company of Carlisle Minutemen and a ragtag band of townspeople following closely behind, he'll be reenacting the march of the Carlisle farmers who assembled in Carlisle center and marched to the North Bridge in Concord on April 19, 1775 to fight the British in the first real battle of the Revolutionary War...more

Two hundred forty nine residents turned out for the Special Town Meeting last Tuesday evening to consider a single issue, whether Carlisle should join the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) and levy a two percent tax surcharge to fund conservation, recreation, historic preservation and community housing. After a wide-ranging discussion of the burdens and benefits, with the selectmen supporting the act and the finance committee opposing, the Town Meeting passed the measure by a margin of better than two to one. Final approval requires a town vote at the May 22 election...more

The search for a principal for CCHS has ended. At the April 10 meeting of the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee Arthur Dulong was introduced as the selected candidate. Dulong is currently associate principal at Lexington High School. Prior to this he was a math teacher, head of the math department and assistant principal at Lexington High School. Superintendent Ed Mavragis commented that Dulong had wide support across the community groups that participated in the selection process...more

The Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC), which had previously refused to reduce its proposed FY02 budget, faced a big dilemma at its meeting on Tuesday night. The clock is ticking down to the Concord and Carlisle Town Meetings, and the proposed CCHS budget was rejected by the selectmen and finance committees in both towns...more

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