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Friday, November 9, 2001

Thinking about the war in Afghanistan on Veterans Day 2001

by Marilyn Harte

It's late Friday afternoon and Josh Klein has just returned to his home on Lowell Street after one of the many business trips he must make each week as an executive for IBM's Global Services He'll spend the rest of the day and evening with his wife Colleen and their four young children and then......more


Lower Banta-Davis field only alternative for school wastewater plant

After months of trying to come up with an alternative site for the new wastewater treatment facility needed for the Carlisle School, the school building committee has settled on the lower Banta-Davis field off Bedford Road as the only suitable town land within a reasonable proximity of the school. ...more

Commander Josh Klein holding his son Aidan.
(Photo: Rik Pierce)

Over 100 signatures were obtained for a Warrant article by petition to place the 69 acres of the Town Forest under a conservation restriction. The article will be voted on at Town Meeting November 27. The restriction would thwart the plans of the housing authority, which has presented a Warrant article for a $15,000 study to assess the feasibility and cost of siting 12 to 24 units of affordable housing on that land. ...more
Results of the MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) exams were released last Thursday. Carlisle students in grades four and eight took both English/language arts (ELA) and math exams. Eighth-graders were also tested in history and social science, and given a new exam in science, technology and engineering, replacing the science test administered in past years. Since this was a new exam which included material not covered in most school curricula, the MCAS board did not report the scores. ...more

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