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Friday, February 14, 2003

An anonymous threatening message was left on the answering machine at the assessors' office late Friday, January 31. It was played for the first time when town offices opened on Monday, February 3 and Carlisle Police were contacted immediately. Police chief David Galvin says police have maintained a "heightened presence" at Town Hall since the threat ...more

Carlisle Woods is the name chosen by the Massapoag Real Estate Development Corporation for a 12-unit housing development planned on a four-acre parcel at 926 Maple Street. Town administrator Madonna McKenzie announced the project at the board's February 11 meeting and it will be brought up at the selectmen's next meeting. ...more

Patrolman Debra Saponaro of the Carlisle Police was on duty at Town Hall on Thursday, February 6. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Chances are, even the most casual reader of poems has encountered a comparison between poetry and music. Robert Pinsky, U.S. Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2000, takes that comparison into the realm of the audible. He has likened reading a poem silently, instead of saying it, to the difference between staring at sheet music and actually humming or playing the ...more

Politics in its most basic form is a conflict over competing values between committed individuals. On February 5, the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee (RSC) and the Carlisle Finance Committee clashed over their respective missions to maintain current services and high educational standards at CCHS versus developing a budget that the Carlisle community ...more

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