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Friday, January 21, 2005


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

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

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has adopted three 15-year Comprehensive Conservation Plans (CCPs) for the Great Meadows, Assabet River, and Oxbow National Wildlife Refuges. These plans, which were first made available to the public in draft form starting in July 2003, cover all aspects of refuge management. The Service reports receipt of nearly 2,000 responses ...more

The Selectmen began reviewing budgets on January 11, with Chair Tim Hult noting that, "The FinCom's role is to jam everything into a [guideline] budget, while ours is to ask, 'What's really necessary? What is not happening because there's not enough budget?' " ...more

Bicentennial plans outlined. The Selectmen issued a proclamation making February 18, 2005 Carlisle Bicentennial Day. Anne Marie Brako presented plans for the bicentennial which will kick off with a Carlisle Middle School assembly in February and a play which runs the weekend of February 18, 19 and 20. Other events are planned for Old Home Day, ...more

The Finance Committee launched its public hearings for the FY 2006 budget with the Police, Communications (Dispatch), Fire, Building Inspector, Assessors and general expense budgetary proposals. As expected, the Police Department presented the highest increase, with labor issues dominating the discussion. ...more

State Senator Susan Fargo and Representative Cory Atkins are pleased to announce that Carlisle's Council on Aging will receive a $3,491 grant from the state for Fiscal Year 2005, a 10% increase over last year's amount. The grant will be used to defray the cost of newsletter mailings, continue the outreach programs such as home- delivered meals and volunteer ...more

Car drives under truck on Concord Street

Three Carlisle residents looked with unbelieving eyes as a car drove underneath the rear end of a truck stopped on Concord Street at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday , January 18. Sarah Hart and Beth Clarke of Carlisle were at the scene and helped the operator, Shihua Wang of Chelmsford, from her car. Wang said she had been blinded by the sun and did not see the ...more

7:30 p.m. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, bills, agenda items ...more

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