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Friday, October 7, 2005

GUARD DOG ON DUTY. Suzie guards the pumpkin that decorates a porch as autumn begins. (Photo by Laura Scholten)
2005 MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) results announced last week showed excellent results for Carlisle Public School and Concord-Carlisle High School students. In rankings published by the Boston Globe on September 29, the Carlisle School was number one in eighth-grade math and number three in sixth-grade math and eighth-grade science. ...more

There are still no cell towers in Carlisle, but they are coming. Last Thursday evening, Wireless Bylaw Committee members Rich Boule, Brian Larson, John Williams (representing the Selectmen) and Wendell Sykes (representing the School Committee) met in the Clark Room to try to clarify Carlisle's position on cell towers and other structures needed to support ...more

After several months of discussions and controversy on what to do about the weeds that are growing on town pathways, town officials have agreed on a path forward: no chemicals will be used on paths in the town's right-of-way now or in the foreseeable future. ...more

On Friday, September 23, the Concord Board of Health received notice that an unvaccinated horse on Virginia Road in northern Concord had been put down after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE,) a rare mosquito-born illness that also affects humans. This is the only confirmed case of EEE in Concord during the last 12 years, according to Michael Moore, ...more
If you're driving around Carlisle these days, it's hard not to notice the number of "For Sale" signs on display. "Supply is great and demand is little," explains Laura Baliestiero of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, noting the usual "after Labor Day spike" has not occurred this year. Other realtors agree; times are tough. ...more

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