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Friday, March 14, 2003

REHEARSALS ARE UNDERWAY for the Carlisle seventh-grade play, Guys and Dolls, Jr. The directors, Carlisle teachers Megan Fitzharris and Tony Villar, are surrounded by cast members at a recent rehearsal. Performances are March 27-30 (see story on page 18.) (Photo by Nancy Roberts)
After he retired, my grandfather spent his days taking oil painting classes and making pictures of villages and fields, cottages and country people, donkeys and pathways, the mountains and ocean of the Galway home he left behind always in the background, the literal backdrop to his mental vision of a permanent and unchanging peace. He also combed flea markets ...more

The Concord Carlisle Regional School Committee and Concord School Committee announced on Tuesday that they had hired Brenda Doherty Finn to be the new superintendent of the Concord K-8 schools and the regional high school. ...more

Carlisle School expansion delayed Campus best option for future building

After months of reviewing architectural plans and cost estimates, the school building committee recommends adding onto the Carlisle School as the best solution to overcrowding and anticipated enrollment increases on the campus. But the building study plans are being put on hold, for a while at least, due to the state of the Massachusetts and local economy. ...more

Months of work by the Carlisle FinCom to craft a workable 2004 budget have been upset by the announcement of substantial cuts in state aid, based on the governor's budget presented in late February. As one of the designated "affluent" towns, Carlisle is targeted for the maximum 10.5% decrease in state aid, significantly more than what was allowed ...more

Town caucus set for March 24
12 vacancies to be filled at election on May 13
The annual town caucus, at which candidates are nominated to run for vacancies on elected town boards and committees, will be held on Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Clark Room at Town Hall. This year, twelve positions need to be filled, including two on the board of selectmen, three on the planning board and one on the Carlisle School Committee. Town moderator ...more

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