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Friday, March 17, 2006

ONE, TWO, THREE. Sixth graders participate in the popular ballroom dance and etiquette program. For four weeks they will learn to waltz, rhumba, swing and line dance. (Photo by Mike Quayle)
New England woodlands have evolved considerably over the last 40 years and so has my perspective on this natural resource. This is an attempt to summarize these changes. In the process I hope to convince you that active land stewardship is crucial to the health and continued regeneration of our woodlands. ...more

A brief Town Caucus on Monday night resulted in one contested position for a three-year term on the Carlisle School Committee. Two vacancies received no nominations, and candidates for the remaining offices are currently running unopposed. ...more

On Wednesday, March 8, the Finance Committee (FinCom) voted to recommend a budget override for FY07 of $296,466, consisting of $128,300 for Concord-Carlisle High School (CCHS), $118,166 for the Carlisle Public School (CPS), and $50,000 for "a housing resource." They also voted to recommend a free cash transfer to cover $186,369 in town budget overages ...more

On March 6, Don Rober of the Long Term Capital Requirements Committee was pleased to present the Finance Committee (FinCom) with an FY07 budget of $157,010. This is $17 less than the $157,027 guideline issued in the fall, and involved deferring or denying approximately $200,000 in requests. ...more

Last Thursday, the Carlisle Fire Department celebrated the graduation of four of its team members who completed the extensive and arduous six-month Firefighting I/II course and exam at Massachusetts Fire Academy: Captain J.J. Supple, Matt Svatek, Bryan Sorrows and Erik Moseley. Starting last September, these firefighters spent as many as three nights a week, ...more

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