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Friday, November 21, 2003

Less than 10% of Carlisle's 3,282 registered voters showed up at the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of a $1.5 million wastewater treatment plant for the Carlisle Public Schools. The single question on the ballot passed by vote of 278 to 45. Earlier in the month, a Special Town Meeting had approved the appropriation by 195 to 1. A key factor in the strong ...more

A recent incident at Great Brook Farm has raised concern that "fox hunting" (a bit of a misnomer as no "fox" and no "hunting" are involved) could pose a danger to dogs and other users of the state park. On September 9, two dogs owned by the Marks family of Cutters Ridge Road were injured by hounds engaged in a fox hunt. These ...more

New Town Clerk Charlene Hinton stands behind Carlisle's antique ballot box during voting at Town Hall on Tuesday. (Photo by Mike Quayle)

A House full of memories
The Kiersteads' house makes way for Carlisle's first 40B development

A small blue Cape perches atop a hill on Lowell Street across from the transfer station. It stares out, watchfully, its windows vacant. The blue house waits to be demolished to make way for Carlisle's first Chapter 40B development, Laurel Hollow, on a four-acre site at 302 Lowell Street. This house holds a lifetime of memories. ...more

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