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Friday, May 28, 2004

Fontaine Richardson (on left) and Ray Taylor stand by Carlisle's ballot box on Monday. They helped organize the cadre of residents who volunteer at Town Elections. (Photo by Lois d'Annunzio)

Choose Hinton, Martha Bedrosian, Bahr, Boulé and Stuart

All four ballot questions were approved by the 888 voters who came in a steady stream throughout the day to cast their votes in the Carlisle election on May 25. Charlene Hinton was elected Town Clerk, Martha Bedrosian was re-elected to the Board of Health, and Raymond Bahr, Richard Boule and Peter Stuart won election to the Planning Board in the only contested ...more

Concord Catholic churches to merge
St. Irene remains intact
The letter from the Archbishop, addressed to Reverend John Murray, Pastor of St. Bernard Parish in Concord, arrived by FedEx on Tuesday. "I am writing to inform you that I have decided that St. Bernard Parish will close, as will Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, and a new parish will be formed on the site of the present St. Bernard property ... The ...more

It was Selectman Doug Stevenson who invited John Berman to speak at Carlisle's Memorial Day ceremony. The two had worked together years ago on summer construction projects. I spoke with Berman last week and here is what I learned about the young man who now appears on the evening news, but not so long ago lived around the corner, several streets away. ...more

The Open Space and Recreation (OS&R) Committee, a quiet and diligent group of citizens chaired by Steve Spang, is close to concluding an effort to revise and update Carlisle's Open Space and Recreation Plan. The committee has identified 58 unprotected parcels of land in Carlisle, consisting of ten or more acres, and has ranked them according to their desirability ...more

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