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Friday, February 6, 2004

Valleyhead Hospital circa 1950.
Valleyhead Hospital. The name is vaguely familiar to longtime Carlisleans, yet its half-century history is sketchy and, most would say, shrouded in mystery. Before Valleyhead Hospital slips into obscurity, it deserves demystification in order to take its rightful place in Carlisle history. ...more

The boards and committees that comprise the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) unanimously supported the acquisition of 45 acres of Benfield land using Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds, but raised questions about subsequent use, including who would have control of the parcel, how the land would be developed, and what future development would cost. ...more

Last Wednesday, January 28, a near-capacity crowd engaged in a lively debate until midnight as the Finance Committee (FinCom) engaged in deliberations regarding the Benfield Land purchase. Phrases like the "devil's in the details" and "look before you leap" come to mind in observing the session. ...more

(see school press release for details on candidates and interview schedule.)

The three finalists interviewing for the position of superintendent of the Carlisle Public School will be available to meet and greet the public from 4 to 5 p.m. in the school library on Monday, February 9, Wednesday, February 11, and Thursday, February 12 in the school's library. A different candidate will be present on each day. ...more

Register to vote by February 11

In preparation for the March 2 presidential primary election, the last day to register to vote or to switch affiliation between parties is Wednesday, February 11. The Town Clerk's office will stay open until 8 p.m. on the 11th.

Anyone who is registered as "unenrolled" (i.e. independent) does not need to register again, but may choose any party's ballot at the primary election. It is possible to unenroll again immediately after voting.

The Town Clerk's hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each weekday, and registration forms are available anytime the Town Hall is open.

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