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Friday, April 28, 2006

Town Meeting Results

STARTING OFF WITH A BANG. Carlisle Minutemen fire a salute at the start of the annual march to Concord in celebration of Patriots Day. (Photo by Mike Quayle)
Linda Stapp, Carlisle Public School Director of Student Support Services, has accepted a position in the Winchester school system, according to her April 14 e-mail to the school community. "The last 13 years have been the most rewarding of my professional career and Carlisle will always hold a special place in my memory and in my heart," Stapp said. ...more

Article 27 (Wireless Bylaw Revision) takes up 25% of the pages of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant. Many of the proposed revisions are stylistic changes, for example, replacing "personal wireless service facilities" with "Personal Wireless Service Facilities." Several extraneous definitions, including "channel," "clustering," ...more

On Wednesday afternoon the Recreation Commission (RecCom) opened five bids for the construction of new recreation facilities on the Banta- Davis Land off Bedford Road. The low bid was submitted by Greenacres Landscape of Wakefield with a price of $1,333,000 for the basic project. A 10% contingency allowance will be added for a cost estimate of $1,466,300. ...more

With gasoline near $3 a gallon, and a new Carlisle home selling for around $1.5 million, the price tag for the Carlisle School's proposed building project should hardly come as a surprise. One option for constructing a new three-story building next to the Corey Building is estimated to cost $65.8 million. A second option for a smaller building connecting the ...more

Nearly 70% of Carlisle's annual expenditures go to support its three schools: the Carlisle Public Elementary and Middle Schools (CPS), Concord-Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS), and Minuteman Regional High School (MMRHS). As in past years, operating expenses are rising faster than annual tax limits set by Proposition 2-1/2. ...more

Gone are the days when "greater Lowell" was just another oxymoron. The apt advertising slogan of the city today is "There's a lot to like about Lowell" and the motto on the city seal, "Art is the handmaid of human good," is expressed in many ways. There are well-known attractions like the Lowell Folk Festival, the many museums, ...more

Town Meeting Monday, May 1
7 p.m., Cory Auditorium

Broadcast on Channel 9 at 1 p.m. Tuesday

2006 The Carlisle Mosquito