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Friday, February 3, 2006


Friday, March 31, is the new opening date for the Concord-Carlisle Swim and Fitness Center being built across from the high school. The facility is being built on land owned by the town of Concord. C.C. Pools, Inc., a non-profit, is organizing fundraising and overseeing construction. C.C. Pools plans to turn over ownership of the building to the town of Concord ...more

Just one day apart, the Carlisle School saw two senior staff enter their resignations — Principal Dr. Stephen Goodwin and Assistant Principal Michael Giurlando. Goodwin sent a community-wide mail to parents on January 25 announcing he had accepted a position at the Lynch Elementary School in Winchester, Mass. The next day, Giurlando sent out a similar ...more

Very early Sunday morning a dozen windows were broken at the entrance of the Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS). Principal Art Dulong said the estimate to repair the damage is over $10,000. Repairs are expected to be completed this week. At this time, the person or persons responsible for the vandalism have not been caught. ...more

As the Finance Committee (FinCom) hears budget proposals for the next fiscal year from Carlisle's town boards and departments, the same story repeats itself. Everyone needs more help — more people-hours — to deal with federal, state and local mandates such as emergency preparedness and 40B review and development. The typical budget presented at ...more

A presentation on the possible benefits of dam removal brought a sizable delegation from the environmental community to the January 26 Conservation Commission (ConsCom) meeting. The speaker, Rachel Calabro, is from the Massachusetts River Restore program, a state agency dedicated to promotion and facilitation of river and stream quality through removal of ...more

This year, students at the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS) used a new on-line software tool called Naviance to help in the often challenging college search process. On January 24, Brad McGrath, chair of the CCHS Guidance Department, Tom Curtin and Allison Furey, also of that department, showed the software to the Concord-Carlisle Regional School ...more

On Wednesday night, January 25, the Carlisle Housing Authority (CHA) decided to request the Selectmen to include an article on the Warrant for Annual Town Meeting providing for the creation of an Affordable Housing Trust Fund. This is in accordance with Chapter 44, Section 55C of the Massachusetts General Laws, which provides for municipal affordable housing ...more

College mini-fairs were formerly held in the fall and targeted seniors. Because many seniors have already chosen their schools by the fall, the fairs have been moved to the spring this year, where they will target juniors. Forty to fifty colleges will be represented each week at these mini-fairs during the months of April and May. ...more

by Priscilla Stevens ...more

Dept/Board FY06 Budget FY07* FY07* ...more

The Carlisle Recreation Commission (RecCom) presented updated plans for Banta-Davis Phase 2, for comment, at the Planning Board's January 23 meeting. The project calls for construction of four tennis courts, two Little League baseball fields and one multi-purpose field, as well as associated drainage, additional driveway, connecting paths and parking. ...more

Greystone Crossing public hearing. A delegation of abutters attended the public hearing for the Cross Street conservation cluster. They were energized after receiving formal notification of the "new" hearing made necessary by Planning Board changes. Only four of the board members had been involved with the development since its inception, ...more

7:30 p.m., Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, agenda items ...more

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito