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Friday, May 5, 2006

election results

The ayes have it at Town Meeting Monday night. (Photo by Mike Quayle


After well-organized Powerpoint presentations and only brief discussions, townspeople approved all Articles presented during Annual Town Meeting held in the Corey Auditorium this past Monday and Tuesday nights. On the first night, 290 townspeople considered Articles on town and school finances, affordable housing and bylaw revisions. A much smaller crowd of ...more

Don Rober is running as a write-in candidate for the Board of Selectmen, having missed the deadline to have his name placed on next Tuesday's ballot. See page 5 for a statement by Rober, who is currently serving on the town's Long-Term Capital Requirements Committee. He joins Alan Carpenito and incumbent Doug Stevenson in a three-way race for two openings ...more

Vote at town election Tuesday, May 9 at Town Hall. Polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm
Recreation Commission (RecCom) Chair Allen Deary presented plans for developing additional recreational facilities on the Banta-Davis Land off Bedford Road at the May 1 Annual Town Meeting. The plans call for the construction of one multi-purpose field, two Little League fields and four tennis courts. The site presently contains one baseball field, one softball ...more

At Town Meeting May 1, Carlisle citizens gave the town the go-ahead to pursue affordable housing opportunities. In several Articles and motions, voters agreed to hire a $50,000 Housing Coordinator, establish a Housing Trust with $50,000, and change bylaws while providing up to $90,000 in incentives to encourage affordable accessory apartments. They also endorsed ...more

Spontaneous applause erupted as the computer/projector ran away with the presentation and completed it in 20 seconds for the last Article at Town Meeting Monday evening. After Brian Larson regained control, the Planning Board and Wireless Subcommittee member delivered the presentation for Article 27 at a more measured pace. Forty minutes of discussion ensued ...more

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