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Friday, April 1, 2005

News

Haley and Steele has been a respected name in the region's art world for a century, but both the main gallery on Newbury Street in Boston and the new gallery located at One River Road in Carlisle have closed suddenly. The circumstances precipitating the closures are unclear, and are being investigated by Boston police and by William Galvin, Secretary of the ...more

Mark your calendars for the morning of Saturday April 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. The Benfield Task Force will be hosting a Community Planning Day to present the results of their work over the past year on affordable housing and active recreation on Benfield Parcel A on South Street, and to get feedback from the town's citizenry. ...more

After months, or more accurately years, of legal jockeying, it appeared that one hearing on the subject of cell towers might conclude without incident. The Carlisle Conservation Commission (ConsCom) had listened with equanimity to AT&T engineer Gregg Nawrotzki's March 24 description of his firm's plan to proceed with cell tower site work on the Anderegg ...more

Carlisle's Town Election was scheduled for June 1, but Massachusetts state law prohibits holding local elections during the month of June. The Board of Selectmen will meet on Saturday, April 2, at 9 a.m. in the Clark Room at Town Hall, and will choose a new date for the election. ...more

Successful Phon-a-thon fundraiser. English teacher Kate Padden and National Honor Society students conducted a phon-a-thon to raise money for the Concord-Carlisle Scholarship Fund last weekend. They raised a new high of $40,000. ...more

At their March 29 meeting, members of the Benfield Task Force voted 8-0 to hire Alan Leveillee of the Public Archaeology Laboratory (PAL) to determine the authenticity of claims that Benfield Parcel A contains sacred Indian relics. Native American interests insist that the Benfield site features many manifestations of the culture of the original people who ...more

Farmers' market for Carlisle? Commissioner John Lee reported interest in launching a farmers' market, perhaps at Foss Farm or the town parking lot in the Center. He quoted several people as being "very excited" about the possibility of setting up a location where such items as produce, flowers, honey or cheese might be sold. Interested ...more

Last week, the Concord Board of Selectmen voted to add articles on their Town Meeting warrant to support the Concord Carlisle Swim and Health Center. One article will allow the pool to operate as the Concord Municipal Light Plant and Water Department do. All operating expenses and capital improvements for the Swim and Health Center will be covered by revenues ...more

The Historical Commission was seeing red at their meeting on March 22 — red paint chips that might be more suitable for the Bank of America sign in the town center. The present sign is "too bright" and its reds and blues, say Commission members, are "not harmonious" with the softer blue in the neighboring Coldwell Banker sign. ...more

Acton

The Beacon, March 24 ...more

The Concord-Carlisle High School Science Olympiad Team came in second place at the Massachusetts Science State Meet, held at Framingham State on Saturday, March 19. This was the first time in 15 years that the high school team has placed in the top three. Every team competitor earned at least a top-ten finish in their events. ...more

Attention parents of current fifth-grade students. The Fifth Grade Transition Meeting for Parents, will be held in the Corey Auditorium on June 13, at 7 p.m. ...more

Carlisle's Town Election was scheduled for June 1, but Massachusetts state law prohibits holding local elections during the month of June. The Board of Selectmen will meet on Saturday, April 2, at 9 a.m. in the Clark Room at Town Hall, and will choose a new date for the election. ...more


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