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Friday, June 4, 2004

The reading of the honor roll on the Carlisle Green is part of Carlisle's Memorial Day celebration. Taking part (left to right) are Navy Commander Josh Klein, Girl Scouts Kate Fitzsimmons and Sarah Keeler, Parade Marshal Scott Evans and Father Donohoe. (Photo by Ellen Huber)
I want to make clear that I have never served in the military. That is an experience that some of you may have had, and you know better than anyone about the commitment and sacrifice you madebut what I hope to do for the people who haven't served, is to give a little sense of what it is likeor at least looks like to an observer. ...more

On the eve of her retirement, Superintendent Davida Fox-Melanson looks back at thirteen years in Carlisle

Frequently, a promotion in the workplace comes with a move to a better office: one that is roomier, more private, has a better view. When Davida Fox-Melanson received word of her promotion from Assistant Superintendent/Principal to Superintendent, she had just one request. She wanted to keep the office she was already occupying. ...more

Carlisle's love of cars is evident in the recent census showing there are now 4,450 cars registered in a town with 1,663 homes, or 2.7 cars per household. Finding the right balance between traffic safety and automotive convenience is a challenge. On May 26, Town Administrator Madonna McKenzie, Police Chief Dave Galvin, Fire Chief Dave Flannery and DPW Superintendant ...more

On May 26 the Selectmen reviewed the final list of candidates for the Benfield Parcel A Task Force. The Task Force will develop a plan for siting affordable housing and a ballfield on land purchased by Carlisle at a Special Town Meeting in March. At previous meetings it was determined that the Board of Selectmen, Conservation Commission, Housing Authority, ...more

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