Friday, January 21, 2005

A group of concerned abutters listen to Bruce Wheeler of Habitech Developers LLC as he describes his proposed 66-unit 40B condominium development off of Concord Street. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)
On December 9, just when I would usually be attaching a Christmas wreath to the front door, deciding when to start my Christmas baking, and puzzling over what present to give to a daughter-in-law, my husband and I were boarding a plane for a 23-hour trip (including a seven-hour layover in Frankfurt) to Asmara, Eritrea. We were on our way to spend the holidays ...more

How do we prepare today's students for a world in which knowledge doubles every five years? Should elementary students be learning Chinese in preparation for the global economy? How do schools continue to provide challenging programs while in cost-cutting mode? Three local superintendents, Brenda Finn of the Concord and Concord-Carlisle Regional School Districts, ...more

Last Wednesday, January 12, Marc O'Hagan and Bruce Wheeler of Habitech Development LLC heard strong criticisms of their preliminary plans for a 66-unit 40B condominium development on Concord Street, as they reviewed it with a group of about ten abutters from Palmer Way, Russell Street, Spencer Brook Lane and Concord Street. ...more

The school wastewater treatment project took another small step forward this week when the School Building Committee, backed up by Selectmen, authorized designs for the treatment building on a new site off the driveway at the Banta-Davis Land. ...more

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito