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Friday, March 17, 2006


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

At their March 14 meeting, the Selectmen voted to close the Warrant. New Articles will not be accepted. However, at least two Selectmen's meetings are scheduled to resolve financial issues imbedded in the Articles. A Saturday, March 18, meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. to review budget items, exclusive of the regional high school budget, and to prioritize those ...more

It is not going to be easy to stitch together an agreement on the future of Foss Farm, but three of the principal players made a shaky start at a Conservation Commission (ConsCom) meeting on March 9. Recreation Commission (RecCom) chairman Allen Deary and five members of the Land Stewardship Committee accepted ConsCom's invitation to attend, following RecCom's ...more

The Carlisle School is seeking two co-principals to replace Principal Steven Goodwin and Assistant Principal Michael Giurlando, who have both resigned, effective June 30. On March 14, the school announced that the search committee recommended a single candidate for the position of principal for elementary grades: Dr. Christine Price from the Belmont Day School. ...more

When the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) met at Town Hall on March 1, progress was made towards deciding which applications for funding will be recommended at Town Meeting on May 1. One application was approved: $20,000 to design Carlisle's portion of the Lowell-to-Framingham Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. ...more

· Greystone Crossing, off Cross Street, public hearing. Awaiting completion of review of the drainage plan for the conservation cluster by its consultants (LandTec) the board voted to continue the public hearing at 8:45 p.m. at the March 27 meeting. A question to be resolved is whether the board should place as one of its Order of Conditions a ...more

Legislation in the Massachusetts house and senate has been "held hostage to the log jam on health care" according to State Representative Jay Kaufman of Lexington. He spoke at the Minuteman Advisory Group on Interlocal Coordination (MAGIC) semiannual legislative breakfast. Legislators attending the March 13 meeting agreed that once issues such as ...more

The short but predictable trip that Cam Schieffer took from a plunge in Macone Pond on a snowy Sunday morning on February 26 and a subsequent Operating Under the Influence (OUI) arrest, to a Concord courtroom is not yet over. Schieffer, 18, of Concord, appeared before Judge Robert McKenna, Jr. in the Concord District Court on Monday, March 13. At that time ...more

7:30 P.M. Town Hall

7:30 Minutes, agenda items ...more

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