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Friday, March 5, 2004


The Carlisle School Committee (CSC) voted unanimously on Wednesday, February 25, to offer the position of Superintendent of Carlisle Schools to Marie Doyle, the principal of the Bigelow Middle School in Newton since 1995. This will be Doyle's first superintendent position. "There are two ways to look at our need," explained CSC chair David Dockterman ...more

On February 25, Selectman John Ballantine and consultant Toby Kramer of Riverside Consulting appeared before the Finance Committee (FinCom) to discuss potential development costs associated with acquiring the 45-acre Benfield property called Parcel A. Riverside Consulting is a Concord-based firm that provides planning advice on affordable housing projects. ...more

With no contest on the Republican ballot, it was mainly the unenrolled and Democratic voters who made their way to the Carlisle Town Hall to cast ballots on Primary Day, Tuesday, March 2, 2004. ...more

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 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Clark Room at Town Hall. This year, sixteen positions will need to be filled. Any U.S. citizen who is a registered voter in Carlisle may be nominated as a candidate or may place a name in ...more

Metropolitan Boston towns have found they can save as much as 78% on the annual cost of office supplies by bidding collectively. Joint purchasing has been used as means of cutting costs, increasing services and improving efficiency for towns within the MAGIC (Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination) area for several years. Through the MAPC (Metropolitan ...more

Anyone interested in learning more about the USA PATRIOT Act, short for the "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism" Act of 2001, has, thanks to the Internet, a wealth of sources to choose from. The CCLC (Carlisle Civil Liberties Committee) has prepared a list of resources to ...more

Twenty-four hours after attending the Selectmen's meeting on February 24, neighbors of the Benfield property again filled the Clark Room, this time to participate in a public hearing held by the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPAcom). (See box.) ...more

In March 2001 Carlisle voted to join the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) and levy a 2% surcharge on real estate taxes, with the money to be spent as follows: 10% for open space preservation, 10% for historic resources, 10% for community housing, and 70% to be spent according to recommendations of a Community Preservation Act Committee (CPAcom). ...more

Scenic stone wall yields to footpath. At the request of George Dimakarakos of the engineering firm Stamski and McNary, Inc., on February 9, the Planning Board considered the removal of 40 feet of stone wall adjacent to 302 Lowell Street, the site of a proposed multi-unit 40B housing development. Dimakarakos explained that the Board of Appeals ...more

On February 25, the Finance Committee (FinCom) met with several groups as it worked its way toward finalizing its fiscal year 2005 (FY05) budget recommendations. ...more



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7:30 P.M. Town Hall

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